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    This is a great idea for a thread. I'm really glad to see it.

    I completely, wholeheartedly agree with the poster who said that if you love a fragrance, if you have found that thing that you love, and you know you love, and it makes you happy--- GET IT. Buy it. Don't assume it will be there tomorrow. I made that mistake with Chanel No. 19. I am still in a state of shock that any company would reformulate that perfect fragrance… Such blasphemy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Redneck Perfumisto View Post
    I have several "website removal" discontinuations. All are still out on the discount market, but supplies are dwindling, and they are increasingly hard to find:

    Tokyo by Kenzo - gone - likely replaced by Kenzo Homme Night

    All Sean John fragrances!!! - gone - website seanjohnfragrances.com is gone, and no frags listed on s

    Gucci EDP (women's analog of GPHI) - gone - still available on the web, but will soon go the way of GPHI, IMO.

    AND - if anybody wants some guaranteed authentic Gucci Envy For Men, Beauty Encounter has 0.1 oz minis for 12.95 each, meaning you can get 1 oz of the real McCoy for $130
    Thanks for this info !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mona Visa View Post
    This is a great idea for a thread. I'm really glad to see it.

    I completely, wholeheartedly agree with the poster who said that if you love a fragrance, if you have found that thing that you love, and you know you love, and it makes you happy--- GET IT. Buy it. Don't assume it will be there tomorrow. I made that mistake with Chanel No. 19. I am still in a state of shock that any company would reformulate that perfect fragrance… Such blasphemy.
    This is difficult. I have 50 plus fragrances that I really cherish. I cannot financially afford backups for all these fragrances just because maybe , one day they will be discontinued. This is not realistic. This is why I like the idea of some sort of warning signal.....however vague it may be.
    I cannot buy everything wholesale for fear that it may one day be discontinued.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by heperd View Post
    Creed Royal Oud....
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    What's the status on these rumors - just rumors or is there any confirmation? I got a "no" today, but it wasn't the rep in charge, so I can't be certain.
    I saw Royal Oud on Amazon Sunday night for $127 with free shipping. I almost bought one for a back up, but I got sidetracked before completing the purchase. I noticed the open browser window Monday morning, but the price had gone up to $181. Ah well. Prices for it seem to bounce all over the place... up, down, up, down. Still, it's easily available from discounters. It's on amazon now, from a different seller, for around $140.
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    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    I saw Royal Oud on Amazon Sunday night for $127 with free shipping. I almost bought one for a back up, but I got sidetracked before completing the purchase. I noticed the open browser window Monday morning, but the price had gone up to $181. Ah well. Prices for it seem to bounce all over the place... up, down, up, down. Still, it's easily available from discounters. It's on amazon now, from a different seller, for around $140.
    If you trust lilydirect, it is $124.

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    Interesting! Is there a reason not to trust Lilydirect? I've never bought from them before.
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    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    Interesting! Is there a reason not to trust Lilydirect? I've never bought from them before.
    I have purchased from them without any problems. I'd just call prior to placing the order just to make sure that they really have it available and ready to ship.
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    At $124, shipped, I can't resist. It's just a backup bottle, so I don't care if it takes a while to ship (though the confirmation email says I'mm receive it in 3 to 4 days)

    Thanks Hednic!!!
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    Glad you got it. I also got a backup from Lily too.

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    Wowza. My Royal Oud just showed up in the mail. I wasn't expecting it to arrive for at least a week or two, but it's already here (and it smells faaaaaantastic! Granted, I already knew that since this is for a backup bottle, but I couldn't resist checking it.

    Talk about fast shipping. Lilydirect rocks!
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    I visited the dior store and inquired about the vetiver.... They are discontinuing it unfortunately. In my opinion it's my favourite vetiver so grab it before its gone

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    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    I saw Royal Oud on Amazon Sunday night for $127 with free shipping. I almost bought one for a back up, but I got sidetracked before completing the purchase. I noticed the open browser window Monday morning, but the price had gone up to $181. Ah well. Prices for it seem to bounce all over the place... up, down, up, down. Still, it's easily available from discounters. It's on amazon now, from a different seller, for around $140.
    Quote Originally Posted by CapriDog View Post
    If you trust lilydirect, it is $124.
    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    Interesting! Is there a reason not to trust Lilydirect? I've never bought from them before.
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    I have purchased from them without any problems. I'd just call prior to placing the order just to make sure that they really have it available and ready to ship.
    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    At $124, shipped, I can't resist. It's just a backup bottle, so I don't care if it takes a while to ship (though the confirmation email says I'mm receive it in 3 to 4 days)

    Thanks Hednic!!!
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    Glad you got it. I also got a backup from Lily too.
    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    Wowza. My Royal Oud just showed up in the mail. I wasn't expecting it to arrive for at least a week or two, but it's already here (and it smells faaaaaantastic! Granted, I already knew that since this is for a backup bottle, but I couldn't resist checking it.

    Talk about fast shipping. Lilydirect rocks!
    Lilydirect is a great find. If you're smelling real Royal Oud, then I'm sold on the idea that they're dealing the real McCoy. At around $125, that's not bad. VIW, too. And they have DHI and quite a few other gems. A*Men Pure Leather for $40. Nice!
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    Does anybody have definitive word on Dior Addict EDP in the dark blue bottles? I understand that it has undergone multiple packaging changes, and that right now it is getting seriously reformulated for the version out in stores this year. I know that the versions without the gold band are the oldest, but I'm wondering if there is any more detail than that. I want to get a bottle of the oldest version I can, a.s.a.p.
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    Red, this is the oldest Dior Addict. I just got it at Sephora, JCPenny. The box is shiny silver/blue.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post
    Red, this is the oldest Dior Addict. I just got it at Sephora, JCPenny. The box is shiny silver/blue.
    That is definitely the good stuff!

    My wife has a bottle from 2002 - we bought it during the initial launch, in a gift set! But it's half-gone, and I was shocked to hear that it's being noticeably reformulated.

    I like the new bottles and the new packaging - I hope the second edition is as great as the first. But it will never actually BE the first edition. I'm betting it has been adjusted to smell more current - maybe fruitier.

    I am going to go out and sniff this one today, and see for myself just how much it has been modernized.....
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    Maybe this one has already been mentioned here - if so, apologies.
    Must pour Homme - Cartier, was discontinued last year. Last remaining stocks are starting to go up in price. One website is now charging £205 for the 100ml spray bottle. Several other classic Cartier fragrances have also been axed. Check with Cartier boutiques in your country for details and remaining stocks.
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    I have read in several places that amouage has discontinued their entire attar line. You can not order them from Amouage website anymore as it appear. I am not sure if they are being completely discontinued or only discontinued in western markets as some others have been saying they are still going to be produced for the middle east.

    Anybody can shed some light on this?

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    There was a rumour that they were being discontinued totally - it would be nice if anyone near to the factory could comment please?

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    I had an ah-ha moment when answering a thread in the men's section about Azzaro Pour Homme Elixir...

    I've noticed that Azzaro seems to be on the cusp of a major re-branding, having "cleaned up" their displays (keeping exclusively Azzaro Pour Homme and Chrome *including flankers*) over the last few months.

    Silver Black/Onyx, L'Eau, Elixir, Night Time, Decibel & Twin ~ have all but dissapeared, or been relegated to the discount bins which usually amounts to limited distribution and eventual imminent discontuation.

    So if any of the fragrances that I have mentioned above are of interest, I would suggest you seek them out sooner than later.

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    Iroaz by Lostmarc'h has been discontinued. A representative told me that they hope it was only
    temporarily, but they don't know. I just bought a back-up bottle, which was already hard to find.

    Does anyone know if Esperys by E. Coudray has been discontinued?
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    Iroaz luckily is still available in the US at Beauty Habit - http://www.beautyhabit.com/lostmarch_iroaz.html

    Unfortunately Esperys by E. Coudray has been discontinued for a while but sometimes a bottle pops up on Ebay.
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    Thank you for this fast answer!

    My IROAZ back-up will arrive today.

    ESPERYS I received yesterday, looks like I bought the last bottle around. It smells like the old Leichner theatre make-up I know from my childhood. That's the rose in it. I like it so far and will give it a full wearing today. Thanks for this recommendation!

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    Guerlain discontinuations, 2013–4:

    Jardins de Bagatelle, EdT (EdP remains available)
    L'Instant magic
    Guerlain Homme, l'Eau
    Shalimar Parfum Initial, l'Eau
    Idylle Eau Sublime
    Véga
    Sous le Vent

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    Quote Originally Posted by granola357 View Post
    Guerlain discontinuations, 2013–4:

    Jardins de Bagatelle, EdT (EdP remains available)
    L'Instant magic
    Guerlain Homme, l'Eau
    Shalimar Parfum Initial, l'Eau
    Idylle Eau Sublime
    Véga
    Sous le Vent
    JdB - no concern for me if the EDP is OK. L'Instant Magic might be worth chasing down. Was not a fan of GH L'Eau, so no loss for me. SPI L'Eau - never sniffed it, but I love the regular, so as long as SPI stays, I'm OK. Idylle flanker - no problem.

    Vega and Soul le Vent? Now THOSE are biggies. OUCH.
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    And just a few warnings for people who care about Sean Jean Unforgivable. That one has reappeared on Beauty Habit and Overstock, although the prices are high. Get it while you can!
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    Yup - finally, after 3+ years of rumours Sous le Vent is 100% officially discontinued (along with Vega). We all saw it coming and I have 'laid down'a few bottles of SlV but it is unfortunate to see it go - some of us were still hoping this line might grow but after a few years of no more 'classics' being brought back to keep Vega & SlV company it was apparent the concept had stalled. Maybe with all these authentic recreations being done (for the Osmotheque, presumably) by T. Wasser and his new sidekick we still may see some sort of private semi-bespoke option for ordering stuff that gives the EU regulators the finger but my guess is that a Bee of whatever 'as originally created' will not come cheap.

    It was nice to see Ulrik reporting from the Guerlain invitation only thing where bloggers were all presented with minis of classic discontinued and current perfumes done as they were originally made - I would have flown to Paris for that one! One friend who used to frequent Basenotes back in 'the good ole days' (and who shall remain nameless) received a gift of a bottle of Cuir de Russie remade 'as it was' from Guerlain not too long ago . . . we live in hope that Guerlain's largesse may bloom
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr. reasonable View Post

    It was nice to see Ulrik reporting from the Guerlain invitation only thing where bloggers were all presented with minis of classic discontinued and current perfumes done as they were originally made - I would have flown to Paris for that one! One friend who used to frequent Basenotes back in 'the good ole days' (and who shall remain nameless) received a gift of a bottle of Cuir de Russie remade 'as it was' from Guerlain not too long ago . . . we live in hope that Guerlain's largesse may bloom
    Now THAT is cool!!!

    Hope to see some reviews - and maybe even some side-by-side comparisons between the newer "Hello Kitty" versions and the grand old tigresses!


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    Awww.... I just discovered Iroaz recently!

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    Its a shame. I just found out about Fahrenheit Absolute because I saw it on sale, and here it's being phased out. I tried it today, thinking it would be a monster, but it didn't strike me as being very strong. Maybe I'll pick it up anyways. I'm also thinking of buying Fahrenheit Summer, although I really don't know if it's been discontinued.
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    Quote Originally Posted by david View Post
    Midnight Poison has been discontinued.
    I just phoned the Christian Dior head office in Paris and spoke to someone specialising in their perfumes.
    I was also informed that the Dior Addict rage has been discontinued, but they will be coming back. The person I spoke to was not sure if they were just changing the packaging from the range or indeed also reformulating the fragrances. She also confirmed that Fahrenheit Absolute has been discontinued.
    I spotted it on one of my "frag safari" outings this week and will be purchasing two large bottles ASAP, maybe by next week. I sampled it again today and really liked it. Nowhere near as in your face pungent as M7, it was really nice stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by david View Post
    I think this is the way to go. Don't over complicate things. If we have a warning from a member or a suspicion, then anyone concerned about that particular fragrance can further investigate. Things do vary from country to country....for example I was recently told that Gucci Envy is still manufactured in very small quantities for the italian market, soley available in italy with perhaps some ending up on the internet. Things are complicated enough...let's not make them even more complicated. I am grateful for any warning/ tip-off however vague. I will further investigate the claim myself. I think we should all be prepared to do this. Sometimes within the industry itself things are not 100% and staff are ill informed. Recently in Berlin I was informed that Eau Noire ws being phased out to make way for a new fragrance. When I phoned the head office in Paris the person I spoke to was not even aware of this. It is a mine field, but suspicions are a good start to take things further and make individual investigations....
    Is Guccy envy discontinued? i could have sworn I saw it earlier at a wholesaler.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega1185 View Post
    Is Guccy envy discontinued? i could have sworn I saw it earlier at a wholesaler.
    Yes, it is.

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    Speaking of Discontinued fragrances, does anyone know if Dior, Dune pour homme is discontinued? I spotted an old bottle a few days ago for 35 dollars ( I know its an old formulation because the ingredients are as minimal as a really old Fahrenheit bottle that I aquired not long ago) but I was wondering if its worth buying?

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    i don't think it is discontinued, in the UK at least. Several stores including Harrods have it. And Dior more importantly has it advertised online too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alexskye View Post
    i don't think it is discontinued, in the UK at least. Several stores including Harrods have it. And Dior more importantly has it advertised online too.
    I see. Maybe I'll pick it up anyways, I'm a sucker for older formulations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by socalwoman View Post
    I'm confused about future availability of L'Artisan scents. On their website, under Collections, there's a section marked "Last Chance To Buy". http://www.artisanparfumeur.com/shop...ce-to-buy.html
    Seeing scents listed there has caused some to believe they were no longer going to be produced. Now I'm not so sure what it means.

    There's a comment on Fragrantica dated 8/2/13 from member irenebenitoj that asks about Dzing!. http://www.fragrantica.com/news/L-Ar...umeur-Christma
    She mentions Dzing! being on the "Last Chance" page. Now Dzing! is no longer on that page; it's still being sold on the site.

    The LCTB scents now include Coeur de Vétiver Sacré, Ananas Fizz,, Mimosa pour Moi, Drole de Rose, Bois Farine, L'Eau de l'Artisan and Fleur de Liane. Another perfumista recently wrote to L'Artisan and asked specifically about Traversée du Bosphore and was told emphatically that it was not being discontinued. So, I remain perplexed about what "Last Chance To Buy" means.
    It is confusing indeed! Maybe they use it for all sorts of supply issues?

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    We have some recent word on the "disco" state of Tommy Bahama fragrances:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/371...=1#post3140331

    Translation: You can look at the Tommy Bahama sites and see that 4 men's and 4 women's fragrances remain on the site:

    For men, the new main Tommy Bahama masculine, a new one called Compass, Set Sail St. Barts and Set Sail Martinique.

    For women, the new main feminine, and the ladies' version of St. Barts and Martinique. You can also get a three-bottle coffret with the original feminine along with St. Barts and Martinique.

    http://www.tommybahama.com/TBG/Men/Fragrance.jsp

    http://www.tommybahama.com/TBG/Women/Fragrance.jsp

    SO - the disco fragrances are the originals in both genders, Very Cool in both genders, and South Seas in both genders. There may be some other limited editions, too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega1185 View Post
    I see. Maybe I'll pick it up anyways, I'm a sucker for older formulations.
    Picked up the aforementioned bottle of Dune for men, tried it, was blown away by how good it was, and so I went back and bought a backup! Acording to the batch codes I saw on Raiders of the lost scent, one bottle is from 2002 and the other from 2004, so not too bad. There's a thir bottle that I will probably pick up as well.image.jpg

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    The L'Artisan website seems to have stopped offering Coeur de Vetiver Sacré now.

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    Overstock.com has the limited edition Shalimar Ode de Vanille. They also have Lauren ​by Ralph Lauren.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rbaker View Post
    The L'Artisan website seems to have stopped offering Coeur de Vetiver Sacré now.
    It went into a big clearance sale that L'Artisan had here in the UK, along with others such as Passage d'Enfer.

    I've heard elsewhere that Shalimar Parfum Initial is being discontinued? Anyone know anything about this?

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    Shalimar was on Overstock.com May still be on sale there. Good luck

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    I too have heard Shalimar Parfum Initial is to be discontinued but can't remember where. It was somewhere on Basenotes I think.

    The Jo Malone rep at Bloomingdales told me yesterday that EL had told them JM Vintage Gardenia was discontinued even though it was a best seller because they could no longer get the French gardenia. Evidently it was made from an English gardenia and a French gardenia. Rather then reformulate they decided to discontinue. If this is correct I really respect them for that. It would be a big step forward for big corporate perfume companies like EL.
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    More Guerlain discontinuations:

    Shalimar Parfum Initial (all versions and flankers)
    The "Une ville, un parfum" collection:
    Shanghai
    Moscow
    London
    Tokyo
    New York

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    Quote Originally Posted by granola357 View Post
    More Guerlain discontinuations:

    Shalimar Parfum Initial (all versions and flankers)
    The "Une ville, un parfum" collection:
    Shanghai
    Moscow
    London
    Tokyo
    New York
    Have the Guerlain Voyage City Fragrances recently been slated for discontinuation? They're still available and in stock for purchase on Nieman Marcus' website.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Have the Guerlain Voyage City Fragrances recently been slated for discontinuation? They're still available and in stock for purchase on Nieman Marcus' website.
    Yes, they have been slated to be discontinued. They will be available as long as there is inventory, but they are no longer being made.

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    Well, this is something that I found out not to long ago. Polo Green by Ralph Lauren isn't being discontinued, but they did remove the treemoss from the ingredients! And this is after they replaced the oakmoss with that not to long ago! I'm stocking up on the older bottles before they discontinue it alltogether.

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    Patchouli Noir by Il Profumo and
    Ael-Mat by Lostmarc'h
    are discontinued.

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    Bvlgari Black is to be discontinued.
    I heard this from a reliable source.
    " Only wimps swim with the current "

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    Quote Originally Posted by heperd View Post
    Dior Vetiver was dc'd last year but there is still some stock left. Pretty sure Mitzah is dc'd also.

    Tom Ford Sahara Noir, Tobacco Oud and Oud Fleur are limited edition and Sahara Noir is already unavailable in some stores.
    didnt know they were limited edition! thanks for the knowledge.... yea i would love to know if anyone knew anything else about any TF Private Blend scents? If they discontinued some of those I would just die....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Classyscents View Post
    i would love to know if anyone knew anything else about any TF Private Blend scents?
    I saw a bunch of Jonquille de Nuit (50ml) marked down to $165 at The Cosmetics Company (a.k.a. Estee Lauder outlet) store this past weekend. It's either extraordinarily unpopular or being discontinued and is being heavily discounted to reduce stock. That's the only TFPB scent they had, though.

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    I was looking to get Midnight in Paris at Heathrow T5 duty free last week but the SA told me it's discontinued. She seemed clueless overall but they did have other VC&A frags in stock so I got pretty worried. Can anyone confirm it is in fact not discontinued (as I would guess, since it seems pretty much widely available)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SuperSociopath View Post
    I was looking to get Midnight in Paris at Heathrow T5 duty free last week but the SA told me it's discontinued. She seemed clueless overall but they did have other VC&A frags in stock so I got pretty worried. Can anyone confirm it is in fact not discontinued (as I would guess, since it seems pretty much widely available)?
    l spotted a couple of bottles in TK Maxx last week, so it does seem possible that it's on it's way out...
    "What is this secret connection between the soul, and sea, clouds and perfumes? The soul itself appears to be sea, cloud and perfume..." - from Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis.

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    Tom Ford has been merciless at discontinuing Private Blend scents that don't sell. In 2009 the company introduced four "White Musk" fragrances (Jasmine Musk, Musk Pure, Urban Musk, and White Suede), and within two years all but White Suede were axed.

    Similarly, of the four "Jardin Noir" fragrances released in 2012 (Jonquille de Nuit, Ombre de Hyacinthe, Café Rose, and Lys Fumé), only Café Rose has survived. The others were discontinued this spring.

    I almost feel as though this is intentional: they release four fragrances in a collection, wait to see which sells best, and then drop the others. I don't see how that's all that cost-effective, given the cost of launching a new fragrance, but it must be working for them.

    Maison 71 is right: the Cosmetics Company Store does have discontinued PB fragrances at significant markdowns. S/he saw Jonquille de Nuit, and I've seen Ombre de Hyacinthe.

    Quote Originally Posted by Maison71 View Post
    I saw a bunch of Jonquille de Nuit (50ml) marked down to $165 at The Cosmetics Company (a.k.a. Estee Lauder outlet) store this past weekend. It's either extraordinarily unpopular or being discontinued and is being heavily discounted to reduce stock. That's the only TFPB scent they had, though.
    Last edited by granola357; Yesterday at 10:48 PM.

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    Dior's Diorama, the rereleased EdT in the "Créations de Monsieur Dior" series launched a few years ago, has been discontinued. I wrote Dior's French customer service an e-mail, and they confirmed this.

    This isn't really that big a loss, since this version of Diorama was not all that good and smelled absolutely nothing like vintage (1949-1970s) Diorama, a tremendous orange-peel chypre.

    Talking about Dior discontinuations is kind of difficult in any case. The firm has a reputation for reformulating and renaming its fragrances that's probably unequaled among big luxury brands. (You literally have to be a rocket scientist to figure out the whole Dior Addict and Miss Dior Chérie/Miss Dior history).
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