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    Default Molinard anybody ?

    Wondering about this house. Anything good ?

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    Lots of good things IMO. Must have over 30. Ones to look for are: Cher Wood, Ambre Lumiere and Secret Sucre from their exclusive line.
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    Default Re: Molinard anybody ?

    Yes, it is a good and venerable house, with fragrances that are very affordable. My favorite is their classic, Habanita - in production since the 1920s. The current reformulation is excellent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Lots of good things IMO. Must have over 30. Ones to look for are: Cher Wood, Ambre Lumiere and Secret Sucre from their exclusive line.
    Thanks hednic. Do you think this house is as interesting as let say Comme De Garcons, or any other house(s) that you can think of ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonnette View Post
    Yes, it is a good and venerable house, with fragrances that are very affordable. My favorite is their classic, Habanita - in production since the 1920s. The current reformulation is excellent.
    Thanks for the info Bonnette!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ladida View Post
    Thanks hednic. Do you think this house is as interesting as let say Comme De Garcons, or any other house(s) that you can think of ?
    I'd say on par with Galimard or Fragonard, maybe a step better. Good quality for an affordable price.
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    Default Re: Molinard anybody ?

    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    I'd say on par with Galimard or Fragonard, maybe a step better. Good quality for an affordable price.
    Thanks for the info hednic!

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    Great house !
    I have a number of releases from them.
    My two most recent being Cuir & Ambre in their Eau de Parfum line.
    Both are fantastic .
    Cuir being in almost the same class of Amouage & Ambre reminding me of Serge Lutens Amber with a twist .
    I would recomend these two as blind buys with confidence .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dimitrios View Post
    Great house !
    I have a number of releases from them.
    My two most recent being Cuir & Ambre in their Eau de Parfum line.
    Both are fantastic .
    Cuir being in almost the same class of Amouage & Ambre reminding me of Serge Lutens Amber with a twist .
    I would recomend these two as blind buys with confidence .
    cheers
    Thanks for the info Dimitrios. I'll look into those you've recommended.

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    Molinard Homme I and Habanita — two good ones.

    Homme I currently is available online at great prices, low enough to consider it a safe blind buy. Packaging is nice, too.
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    Default Re: Molinard anybody ?

    Their Patchouli is among my summer staples since years (own several of the older bottles, though, don't know if this one has changed). It's my favourite patchouli by far. Fresh but earthy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roky View Post
    Their Patchouli is among my summer staples since years (own several of the older bottles, though, don't know if this one has changed). It's my favourite patchouli by far. Fresh but earthy.
    Agree, it's a good one.
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    Default Re: Molinard anybody ?

    Thanks guys for the responses!

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    I am especially fond of their chypre d orient

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    Quote Originally Posted by Valier View Post
    I am especially fond of their chypre d orient
    It has a new box design, has it been reformulated ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ladida View Post
    It has a new box design, has it been reformulated ?
    Not sure I have that arch door style bottle which performs very well

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    Quote Originally Posted by Valier View Post
    Not sure I have that arch door style bottle which performs very well



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    Default Re: Molinard anybody ?

    They have rebottled and repackaged several of their fragrances, and it's very time-consuming to figure out which is which.

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    Ohhh, I have the first image one

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    Quote Originally Posted by Valier View Post
    Ohhh, I have the first image one
    Looks like to me the first one is the vintage version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ladida View Post
    Looks like to me the first one is the vintage version.
    I'm pretty sure it is.
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