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    source: The Perfume Chronicles

    Thierry MUGLER has teamed up with famous perfumers Jean-Christophe Herault and Olivier Polge to create a new line of perfumes called “Les Exceptions.” The line is comprised of 5 different perfumes- Chyprissime, Supra Floral, Fougere Furieuse, Over The Musk and Oriental Express.

    “When designing this new fragrance I really wanted to focus on the pillars that define the Thierry MUGLER brand- Structured, Statuesque and Glamorous,” said Herault.

    “The fragrances are based on floral, chypre, musk, oriental and ‘fougere’ accents. I wanted to achieve a very warm scent for the perfume and thanks to advances in chemistry, was able to use molecular distillation to remove the dark notes of patchouli to achieve this ” said Herault.


    source: Real Style

    Refillable bottles of 80 ml, $185 CAN. $127 CAN per refill.

    [EDIT]: Any Mugler fans out there looking forward to these Herault & Polge creations?

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    Thanks for this information. I can definitely see myself getting these. When will these be launched?
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    Will be interested to check them out. Thanks for the info.

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    The international Mugler website says that these are only available in Canada & Italy
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    Interesting. Certainly chypre and fougere not being allowed anymore, one wonders. But Mugler has usually done good stuff, so we shall see.

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    Default Re: Thierry Mugler: Les Exceptions

    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    When will these be launched?
    I found out about these while shopping at The Bay, in Montréal today.

    I've been told they soft launched exclusively in Canada (including Vancouver, Toronto) last Thursday, with no details yet of the full release date.

    Nothing outstanding IMHO, though Polge's fingerprints are clearly identifiable. Seems like a money grab for the high end market, without much of a difference in sourced material quality from standard production & I loath the $50+ price tag for the flaçon.

    Although the SA denied it, I saw slight similarities of Angel's patchy muskiness in Over The Musk....

    Quote Originally Posted by cacio View Post
    Certainly chypre and fougere not being allowed anymore, one wonders.
    ... Chyprissime seems like a good idea on paper, but we (ie; BNers & all vintage chypre lovers) know that they can't make those like they used to & this one unfortunately hasn't reinvented the wheel. I will return to Fougere Furieuse for a proper wearing, but again upon first impression, Fougere Royale it ain't.
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    Thanks for sharing

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    thanks for the info, I'll be visiting La baie Montreal tomorrow... I'm not expecting much though.

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    I tried all of them and was very disappointed. Most were fleeting feminine green florals, devoid of any of the Mugler DNA. As bad as the Givenchy prive collection.
    AVOID.

    Definitely not worth it Hednic.
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    Default Re: Thierry Mugler: Les Exceptions

    I see these are now for sale on the Mugler website. $225 for 2.7 oz. If you buy a bottle on the Mugler site now, they will throw in a free coffret of all 5 scent samples,

    I just now noticed that they've changed the 'Mugler' logo - I like it.

    Oriental Express sounds great.

    Denyse from the blog Grain de Musc reviewed all 5 of them - link here: http://graindemusc.blogspot.com/2014...ers-retro.html

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    I bought Oriental Express at the launch in Montreal earlier this year and really like it. It is a gourmandy iris scent on me. I also got the coffret of the 5 samples but gave it to a friend who was traveling. Over the Musk was my second favorite and I would wear that as a summer fragrance. Oriental Express is a great fall/winter scent. The launch price was good too, I believe I paid $185 Canadian.

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    Default Re: Thierry Mugler: Les Exceptions

    Quote Originally Posted by cazaubon View Post
    I bought Oriental Express at the launch in Montreal earlier this year and really like it. It is a gourmandy iris scent on me. I also got the coffret of the 5 samples but gave it to a friend who was traveling. Over the Musk was my second favorite and I would wear that as a summer fragrance. Oriental Express is a great fall/winter scent. The launch price was good too, I believe I paid $185 Canadian.
    Thanks for your observations on this. Must give this line another closer look.
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    Thanks for sharing!

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    Default Re: Thierry Mugler: Les Exceptions

    Tested these at The Bay today and I wasn't very impressed. Actually they smelled quite good on paper, I especially liked Over the Musk and Chyprissime, but after testing them on the skin they left me underwhelmed and they were quite close to the skin.

    Being a fan of Olivier Polge this line is a huge disapointment to me. I wouldn't even pay $180 CAD for these though I would wear Ove rthe Musk.
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    Default Re: Thierry Mugler: Les Exceptions

    Still seriously thinking of picking these up.
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