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    I'd love to hear more about the parfum. I'm interested in general in the impressions of those of you who have both a parfum and an EDT/EDP of a Chanel fragrance: Are the parfums stronger, longer lasting? Do you generally layer them with your spray concentration? Gardenia interests me, but so do Beige, 1932, No. 19, and Bois des Iles.
    I have a few of those parfums. If I had deep pockets I'd probably want to wear the parfum regularly. Instead of five delicate dabs I'd slap on about 20. But being a lavish applier, I use the edt more freely and add parfum only occasionally. The parfums don't have as much projection and tend to hover around the wearer. I wouldn't call them stronger but they have increased depth and richness. I have a mental image of the molecules being more polished and rounded. The ones I have last several hours. They are various ages between about 1960 and 2016 (still unopened), none purchased within the past year, but a friend of mind recently bought No 5 parfum and found it fleeting so I don't know how all the parfums mentioned above fare in the current versions.
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    This is interesting. Are you talking about the parfum stoppers? And by "later", do you mean the ones used from, say, the late 90s to the present?
    Yes, the parfum. I just checked a couple of bottles. Not sure exactly when they switched from stoppers completely covered in plastic to the ones mostly glass with the little ribbed washers in the middle. My bottle of Gardénia parfum from the 1980s still had the plastic covering. I was very glad to see the change to mostly glass because they look a lot more classy and worthy of Chanel than the ones with the clunky plastic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by purecaramel View Post
    Been wearing A Gentleman's Cologne (Pour Monsieur) for the past few days, as well as in A/S. No Box no numbering on bottles. The Lemon start is negligible, however the Oakmoss and Cardamon/ Coriander touch of Cedar Aromatics is in the drydown. Seems short lived until I get soft the wafts of Pour Monsieur magic.
    Anybody know if this is still produced for the UK market? or how long did they continue the splashes?
    In the UK, Chanel currently sells Pour Monsieur edt, edp, and after shave lotion. I'm not sure when the naming switch was. I think I'd read it was in 1989. I believe your cologne is similar to the Chanel for Men version I have. I get a candied-type lemon smell in the top, and maybe even more oak moss than the version I'm wearing today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bavard View Post
    In the UK, Chanel currently sells Pour Monsieur edt, edp, and after shave lotion. I'm not sure when the naming switch was. I think I'd read it was in 1989. I believe your cologne is similar to the Chanel for Men version I have. I get a candied-type lemon smell in the top, and maybe even more oak moss than the version I'm wearing today.

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    Candied Lemon. Now that is a very astute observation. Yes, that would be how this opens.
    I find the Contemporary opens with a rather loud, fizzy and bitter Citrus.
    This obscures the delicate beauty of the Pour Monsieur Aromatic accord, which is, in Vintage, so very elegantly, Masculine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FiveoaksBouquet View Post
    The later glass stoppers also have a little ribbed washer-like plastic band recessed in the middle, probably to ensure a good grip. The old glass stoppers were hand-finished to fit each bottle securely but with the little gripper the stoppers don't have to be a custom fit or hand-finished for an airtight closing.
    I just checked, and my 50ml EDP splash of No. 19 has that middle "washer" in the stopper.

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    It would be great if people would let us know if they have post-1990 bottles with plastic-tipped stoppers.
    Yes, and it might provide Red with another clue while doing his dating spreadsheet, too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cook.bot View Post
    I just checked, and my 50ml EDT splash of No. 19 has that middle "washer" in the stopper.
    I understand you meant EDP, not EDT. Just wanted to clarify that for the archives.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FiveoaksBouquet View Post
    Yes, the parfum. I just checked a couple of bottles. Not sure exactly when they switched from stoppers completely covered in plastic to the ones mostly glass with the little ribbed washers in the middle. My bottle of Gardénia parfum from the 1980s still had the plastic covering. I was very glad to see the change to mostly glass because they look a lot more classy and worthy of Chanel than the ones with the clunky plastic.
    Thanks for that. I've learned something today. All this time I had thought that the later stoppers were all-glass. They look the pretty much identical to the old all-glass ones when viewed from the top, which is what fooled me.

    For example, here are two bottles of parfum: an 80s vintage Cuir de Russie and a 70s vintage No.19. The CdR has the plastic-tipped stopper I referred to earlier, while the No.19 has an all-glass stopper.




    Now here is a bottle of the current No.19.




    From this angle, the two bottles of No.19 look about the same. But after taking a closer look at the stopper, I see there is a plastic band around the shaft as you described. I had never noticed that before.

    Finally, here is a pic of the banded stopper (i.e. the modern stopper) next to one of a plastic-tipped stopper.




    I realize now I shouldn't have drawn conclusions about the designs of the stoppers without examining them more closely, out of their bottles.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RoRo View Post
    Thanks for that. I've learned something today. All this time I had thought that the later stoppers were all-glass. They look the pretty much identical to the old all-glass ones when viewed from the top, which is what fooled me. For example, here are two bottles of parfum: an 80s vintage Cuir de Russie and a 70s vintage No.19. The CdR has the plastic-tipped stopper I referred to earlier, while the No.19 has an all-glass stopper.




    And here is a bottle of the current No.19.




    But as you described, the stopper has a plastic band around it. I had never noticed that before.
    Finally, here is a pic of the banded stopper (i.e. the modern stopper) next to one of a plastic-tipped stopper from a bottle of No.22 parfum.

    Those photos are great! Thanks for doing that! You can't see through the plastic-covered one but you can through the glass with and without washer. (I'm calling it a washer--don't know if that's the official name.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by FiveoaksBouquet View Post
    Those photos are great! Thanks for doing that! You can't see through the plastic-covered one but you can through the glass with and without washer. (I'm calling it a washer--don't know if that's the official name.)
    I'd call it a band rather than a washer, but I get why that term comes to mind.

    But yes, the fact that you can see through the later stoppers is what led me to believe they were all-glass.

    While I'm here, I'll go ahead and post a photo of some of "the girls".



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    Great photos of the stoppers! Should be very helpful in dating some of these bottles.

    Today I'm wearing a 2015 launch from my most owned perfumer, Olivier Polge: Chanel Chance Eau Vive

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    I really like this one, but I'm going to say this right here - you can draw a line through all three of these first feminines from Olivier, and they form an arrow STRAIGHT into the Asian market.

    But DANG - I cannot stop sniffing my hand! I think I may like this as much as Gabrielle and L'Eau.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RoRo View Post
    I understand you meant EDP, not EDT. Just wanted to clarify that for the archives.
    Yes dammit, I meant EDP! I'll edit the original post.

    Excellent work on the photos of the stoppers, RoRo! Great clarity.

    (Man, talk about geeking out over perfume bottles. Our nerdery work is done here for today!)

    Your group photo shows that you're another one who doesn't even break the seals, RoRo. I don't how you can stand it.
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    Hi Chanuarians! I love this concept and the thread! It has been so much fun to follow and read about everyone’s selections and thoughts on the scents. And now the perfume porn has started… too gorgeous, RoRo!!! Like lanvinelle, I have been playing along but have not had a chance to post. I have kept a Chanuary journal though, and I hope it is not too tedious if I post it here!

    12-31-17/1-1-2018 through 1/5
    ~~~No. 5 EP~~~ original tall bottle

    Fri, 1-5: No. 5 EP
    (also good for booze sync: champagne/mimosa feel)
    Sat, 1-6: BdI EDT
    (wore lots and lots to a Greek xmas party with many people who usually compliment me on my perfume! But, *no* compliments!!!! I blame distracting push up bra.)
    Sun, 1-7: Allure Sensuelle EDP
    Mon, 1-8: No. 5 EDP
    Tues, 1-9: No. 19 Poudre
    (a secret triplet with PL and kotori!)
    Wed, 1-10: Cristalle EDP
    Thur, 1-11: No. 5 EP
    Fri, 1-12: No 19 EDP
    (my bottle seems to be going off, just a tiny bit of change in topnotes! Eek. Have backup(s), must check on condition and neurotically check numerous bottles of vintage
    EDT and parfum as well.)
    Sat, 1-13: Jersey EDT
    (got a compliment from BF!)
    Sun, 1-14: Boy EDP
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    Quote Originally Posted by cestrum nocturnum View Post
    Hi Chanuarians! I love this concept and the thread! It has been so much fun to follow and read about everyone’s selections and thoughts on the scents. And now the perfume porn has started… too gorgeous, RoRo!!! Like lanvinelle, I have been playing along but have not had a chance to post. I have kept a Chanuary journal though, and I hope it is not too tedious if I post it here!

    12-31-17/1-1-2018 through 1/5
    ~~~No. 5 EP~~~ original tall bottle

    Fri, 1-5: No. 5 EP
    (also good for booze sync: champagne/mimosa feel)
    Sat, 1-6: BdI EDT
    (wore lots and lots to a Greek xmas party with many people who usually compliment me on my perfume! But, *no* compliments!!!! I blame distracting push up bra.)
    Sun, 1-7: Allure Sensuelle EDP
    Mon, 1-8: No. 5 EDP
    Tues, 1-9: No. 19 Poudre
    (a secret triplet with PL and kotori!)
    Wed, 1-10: Cristalle EDP
    Thur, 1-11: No. 5 EP
    Fri, 1-12: No 19 EDP
    (my bottle seems to be going off, just a tiny bit of change in topnotes! Eek. Have backup(s), must check on condition and neurotically check numerous bottles of vintage
    EDT and parfum as well.)
    Sat, 1-13: Jersey EDT
    (got a compliment from BF!)
    Sun, 1-14: Boy EDP
    Love it! Welcome and thanks for sharing! (and LOL at your xmas party excuse! I think I can buy this theory!!!)

    What do you think of Boy EDP? I am VERY curious about that one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FiveoaksBouquet View Post
    I have a few of those parfums. If I had deep pockets I'd probably want to wear the parfum regularly. Instead of five delicate dabs I'd slap on about 20. But being a lavish applier, I use the edt more freely and add parfum only occasionally. The parfums don't have as much projection and tend to hover around the wearer. I wouldn't call them stronger but they have increased depth and richness. I have a mental image of the molecules being more polished and rounded. The ones I have last several hours. They are various ages between about 1960 and 2016 (still unopened), none purchased within the past year, but a friend of mind recently bought No 5 parfum and found it fleeting so I don't know how all the parfums mentioned above fare in the current versions.
    My observations are much the same. Chanel extraits tends to be more "saturated" than the EdP or EdT versions of the same scent, but they don't project as much or stay as long. I've noticed this for Cuir de Russie (current extrait versus EdT) and Bois des Iles (current extrait vs EdT). Current no. 5 extrait, which I tested in store a few times, was surprisingly fleeting compared to modern day EdT or EdP, and certainly compared to older iterations. My vintage extrait (70s) does not suffer from this problem at all: it's warmer and richer than current extrait, and lasts up to 6 hours, so in my opinion it pays to find a vintage bottle of extract more that vintage bottles of EdT.

    Quote Originally Posted by Redneck Perfumisto View Post
    I really like this one, but I'm going to say this right here - you can draw a line through all three of these first feminines from Olivier, and they form an arrow STRAIGHT into the Asian market.

    But DANG - I cannot stop sniffing my hand! I think I may like this as much as Gabrielle and L'Eau.

    Nooooooooo!
    Glad you enjoy it! it's my favorite Chance and the only one I own. What makes you say the Polge scents are designed for the Asian market?

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    Somewhere I posted my Coco collection and a shelf of some of my Chanel exclusives but no clue how to find them. Can someone tell me how you search for that

    many thanks

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    Wearing Allure Homme Edition Blanche today. I don't love it as much as I did back in 2014 when I've bought the bottle. Back then I was blown away by it and now I get something synthetic in the beginning. But it's still a nice one overall.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sea Roses View Post
    Somewhere I posted my Coco collection and a shelf of some of my Chanel exclusives but no clue how to find them. Can someone tell me how you search for that

    many thanks

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    Go to your "page". At the top where it reads "settings", click there. On left side of screen, look for "my settings". Find "miscellaneous", click on "attachments". Scroll down the page until you see a box that reads "show thumbnails". Unless you have cleaned out your pics form here, the ones you are looking for should be here, tiny, but here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cook.bot View Post
    Excellent work on the photos of the stoppers, RoRo! Great clarity.

    (Man, talk about geeking out over perfume bottles. Our nerdery work is done here for today!)
    Yeah, that's enough for one day. I always end up prattling on about this stuff.

    Quote Originally Posted by Cook.bot
    Your group photo shows that you're another one who doesn't even break the seals, RoRo. I don't how you can stand it.
    Ha! It's not the struggle you might think. Among those pictured, Cuir de Russie is the only one of which I have only one. I have other bottles of No.5 and No.19 that are already open, and I've actually sprayed the COCO tester a few times.

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    Good morning. Wearing Gardénia edt once more today.

    It is the halfway mark in Chanuary and I'm just wondering if anyone wearing all or mostly Chanel perfumes is missing any non-Chanel scents. I confess a few I look forward to revisiting are dancing like sugarplums in my head: Angel Muse, Hot Cologne, Nuit de Cellophane, for instance, are calling out the most. I do intend to wear only Chanel for the whole month (although I know it's not required) and am enjoying the Chanels but admit there is a little bit of strain felt from time to time from missing other favourites. Anyone else?
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    Quote Originally Posted by HouseOfPhlegethon View Post
    Go to your "page". At the top where it reads "settings", click there. On left side of screen, look for "my settings". Find "miscellaneous", click on "attachments". Scroll down the page until you see a box that reads "show thumbnails". Unless you have cleaned out your pics form here, the ones you are looking for should be here, tiny, but here.

    Hope that helps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FiveoaksBouquet View Post
    Good morning. Wearing Gardénia edt once more today.

    It is the halfway mark in Chanuary and I'm just wondering if anyone wearing all or mostly Chanel perfumes is missing any non-Chanel scents. I confess a few I look forward to revisiting are dancing like sugarplums in my head: Angel Muse, Hot Cologne, Nuit de Cellophane, for instance, are calling out the most. I do intend to wear only Chanel for the whole month (although I know it's not required) and am enjoying the Chanels but admit there is a little bit of strain felt from time to time from missing other favourites. Anyone else?
    I admit, I had to mix it up a bit. On a bitter cold day I whipped out Caron's Narcisse Noir perfume. A needed dose of orange blossom. Another day I wore Malle's Iris Poudre - I was curious as to how it compared to No.19 Poudre. Distinctly different fragrances and, most definitely, worth owning both. I find the Chanel to be more pleasantly austere and the Malle to be more opulent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FiveoaksBouquet View Post
    Good morning. Wearing Gardénia edt once more today.

    It is the halfway mark in Chanuary and I'm just wondering if anyone wearing all or mostly Chanel perfumes is missing any non-Chanel scents. I confess a few I look forward to revisiting are dancing like sugarplums in my head: Angel Muse, Hot Cologne, Nuit de Cellophane, for instance, are calling out the most. I do intend to wear only Chanel for the whole month (although I know it's not required) and am enjoying the Chanels but admit there is a little bit of strain felt from time to time from missing other favourites. Anyone else?
    Yes, FiveOaks, I find it hard to stay put with one house for one month, even though I have often threatened that I could just live in Chanel fragrances and be done. Apparently not! I took the weekend off to wear a few other fragrances that were pulling at me, or really just because I had small amounts left of a few samples and wanted to finish them off. But I'm back now.

    Today I'm in 31 rue Cambon EDT, my second favorite Chanel that I own (BdI being first, and Coromandel tied for second). This one comes in and out of focus during the day, and I kind of like that. If I pay attention, I always find it, but if I am focusing on something else it does not distract. The final drydown is beautiful and always present, a good 10 hours later. I wonder if this is why many seem to feel this one does not last? I have never had a problem with longevity at all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trilby Lark View Post
    Welcome, Amelia! I have long admired your collection on SOTD Today’s Fragrances, particularly Antonia. I like the way you describe 1932 as positive; that seems true. I am almost afraid to spray on the EdP version of Coromandel but I will be brave.

    My scent of the day is Coromandel EdP.
    Hi Trilby!
    So happy to find someone who likes Antonia, it doesn't get that much love, but for me it is absolutely stunning!
    Your description of the Coromandel edp have not exactly eased my mind...

    Also glad to hear you like Gabrielle, I am still on the fence about it but it is growing on me!

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    My scent of the day is Chanel Misia. It smells great today. I'm sometimes on the fence about how much I like Misia, but I think I'm growing into it.

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    (Thank you, lanvinelle. Sorry to hear about this, but glad you could post. I'm also trying to go for every single day. Not easy!)

    Thank you, Trilby Lark and Redneck Perfumisto for your concern! Much appreciated. It's been a tough time for me, but at least I didn't have to think about what perfume to choose.

    Wearing Beige again. I can definitely smell the honey in the late drydown. Not my favourite Chanel but none of them is unworthy of wearing, that's for sure.
    Have a wonderful day you all!
    Currently wearing: Gardénia Parfum by Chanel

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    Quote Originally Posted by FiveoaksBouquet View Post
    Good morning. Wearing Gardénia edt once more today.

    It is the halfway mark in Chanuary and I'm just wondering if anyone wearing all or mostly Chanel perfumes is missing any non-Chanel scents. I confess a few I look forward to revisiting are dancing like sugarplums in my head: Angel Muse, Hot Cologne, Nuit de Cellophane, for instance, are calling out the most. I do intend to wear only Chanel for the whole month (although I know it's not required) and am enjoying the Chanels but admit there is a little bit of strain felt from time to time from missing other favourites. Anyone else?
    Yes! Shalimar is the first thing I want to wear when Chanuary is over! I've managed to wear only Chanel so far this month, too. It has been much, much easier than expected. I like this not thinking very hard about what to wear every day. I do also understand what you mean about the strain, though! Have missed Guerlain, L'Artisan and others and fought off a serious Rose Flash craving. And very nearly cheated last week when a new 4160 Tuesday bottle arrived. I figure if I can stay monogamous this month, next month is going to feel like a perfume orgy.

    Glad to see you, cestrum! Always a sight for sore eyes, even without the pushup bra! It was obviously your beautiful self that upstaged the BdI.

    Coco Mademoiselle EdT today! Vroom-vroom!
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    Today I’m wearing 31 rue Cambon EdT. It’s a good one to transition off Gabrielle.

    I, for one, am not finding it too challenging to be monogamous to Chanel this month. But then, I’m the personality type that finds structure liberating: once a decision is made I no longer think about other options. However, I have been thinking about my February lineup. I like the house-a-month concept and I’m considering combining Thierry Mugler, Tom Ford, and Andy Tauer. The Boys.

    Note: No one was asked to wear Chanel exclusively in Chanuary. Some folks just wanted to!
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    Quote Originally Posted by FiveoaksBouquet View Post
    I have a few of those parfums. If I had deep pockets I'd probably want to wear the parfum regularly. Instead of five delicate dabs I'd slap on about 20. But being a lavish applier, I use the edt more freely and add parfum only occasionally. The parfums don't have as much projection and tend to hover around the wearer. I wouldn't call them stronger but they have increased depth and richness. I have a mental image of the molecules being more polished and rounded. The ones I have last several hours. They are various ages between about 1960 and 2016 (still unopened), none purchased within the past year, but a friend of mind recently bought No 5 parfum and found it fleeting so I don't know how all the parfums mentioned above fare in the current versions.
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    My observations are much the same. Chanel extraits tends to be more "saturated" than the EdP or EdT versions of the same scent, but they don't project as much or stay as long. I've noticed this for Cuir de Russie (current extrait versus EdT) and Bois des Iles (current extrait vs EdT). Current no. 5 extrait, which I tested in store a few times, was surprisingly fleeting compared to modern day EdT or EdP, and certainly compared to older iterations. My vintage extrait (70s) does not suffer from this problem at all: it's warmer and richer than current extrait, and lasts up to 6 hours, so in my opinion it pays to find a vintage bottle of extract more that vintage bottles of EdT.



    Glad you enjoy it! it's my favorite Chance and the only one I own. What makes you say the Polge scents are designed for the Asian market?
    Great insights on the parfums! Thank you! It sounds like if I were to purchase BdI, I would like the parfum best. I'm craving more depth.

    Does anyone have the parfum for Beige or 1932? I can't handle the new projection aromachhemicals in Beige EDP, which is why in interested in that one. My 65 or so ml of EDT are probably not sufficient for more than a few years. For 1932, on the other hand, I am interested in increased longevity. Does the parfum provide that?

    On No. 19 Parfum, is it closest to the EDT or the EDP? I can't do the EDP (headache), but I enjoy the EDT and I own Poudre.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kotori View Post
    Great insights on the parfums! Thank you! It sounds like if I were to purchase BdI, I would like the parfum best. I'm craving more depth.

    Does anyone have the parfum for Beige or 1932? I can't handle the new projection aromachhemicals in Beige EDP, which is why in interested in that one. My 65 or so ml of EDT are probably not sufficient for more than a few years. For 1932, on the other hand, I am interested in increased longevity. Does the parfum provide that?

    On No. 19 Parfum, is it closest to the EDT or the EDP? I can't do the EDP (headache), but I enjoy the EDT and I own Poudre.
    I’m wondering if Coromandel Parfum smells like the old EdT. I don’t like the new EdP very much. Does anyone know?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trilby Lark View Post
    I’m wondering if Coromandel Parfum smells like the old EdT. I don’t like the new EdP very much. Does anyone know?
    I don't think Coromandel comes in an extrait. Or are you asking EDP vs. EDT?
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