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    I think there's no doubt that AM is a gifted perfumer who was created masterpieces of modern perfumery. But then there's those truckloads of banality, not to mention all time lows such as Lord George or doing a Jeremy fragrance. Thus the above question. Discuss ;-).

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    YES! That’s a brilliant way to put it. I love Nicholas Cage btw. But yeah Cage’s filmography includes lots of dull, insipid stuff.

    I suppose Morillas is in fine company. Even Bertrand Duchafour has his share of duds.
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    Nicholas Cage is Alberto Morillas in Lord of George
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    Fragrances by Alberto Morillas

    Acqua di Parma Colonia Intensa (2007)
    Aedes de Venustas Grenadille D’Afrique (2016)
    Aedes de Venustas Palissandre d’Or (2015)
    A Lab On Fire Oxymusc (2014)
    Amouage Opus VII (2013, with Pierre Negrin)
    Angel Schlesser Agua de Jazmin (2013)
    Angel Schlesser Essential for men (2006)
    Armand Basi in Red (2002)
    Armand Basi In Red Blooming Bouquet (2015)
    Asprey Purple Water (2004)
    Avon Treselle (2003, with Ilias Ermenidis)
    Azzaro Azzaro Now Woman (2007, with Annie Buzantian)
    Bvlgari Aqva Divina (2015)
    Bvlgari Blv (2000)
    Bvlgari Blv Pour Homme (2001)
    Bvlgari Blv Notte (2004, women and men)
    Bvlgari Goldea (2015)
    Bvlgari Goldea The Roman Night (2017)
    Bvlgari Goldea The Roman Night Absolute (2018)
    Bvlgari Man (2010)
    Bvlgari Man Black Orient (2016)
    Bvlgari Man Extreme (2013)
    Bvlgari Man Wood Essence (2018)
    Bvlgari Nylaia (2018)
    Bvlgari Omnia (2003)
    Bvlgari Omnia Amethyste (2007)
    Bvlgari Omnia Coral (2012)
    Bvlgari Omnia Crystalline (2005)
    Bvlgari Omnia Green Jade (2008)
    Bvlgari Omnia Indian Garnet (2014)
    Bvlgari Omnia Paraiba (2015)
    Bvlgari Omnia Pink Sapphire (2018)
    Bvlgari Rose Goldea (2016)
    Bvlgari Rubinia (2018)
    Bvlgari Veridia (2018)
    By Kilian Eternal Oud (2014)
    By Kilian Good Girl Gone Bad (2012)
    By Kilian Musk Oud (2013)
    By Kilian Voulez-vous Coucher Avec Moi (2015)
    Cacharel Scarlett (2009, with Honorine Blanc & Olivier Cresp)
    Calvin Klein CK All (2017, with Harry Fremont)
    Calvin Klein CK One (1994, with Harry Fremont)
    Calvin Klein CK One Graffiti (with Harry Fremont)
    Calvin Klein Truth (with Jacques Cavallier and Thierry Wasser)
    Carita Eau de Parfum (2012)
    Carolina Herrera 212 (1997)
    Carolina Herrera 212 Men Aqua (2017)
    Carolina Herrera 212 Sexy (2004)
    Carolina Herrera 212 Sexy Men (2006)
    Carolina Herrera 212 VIP (2010)
    Carolina Herrera Bergamot Bloom (2017)
    Carolina Herrera Chic (2002, with Jacques Cavallier)
    Cartier Le Baiser du Dragon (2003)
    Cartier Must de Cartier II
    Cartier Panthere de Cartier (1987)
    Chopard Infiniment (2004)
    Chopard Jasmin Moghol (2018)
    Chopard Miel d'Arabie (2018)
    Chopard Orange Mauresque (2018)
    Chopard Rose de Caroline (2018)
    Chopard Rose Seljuke (2018)
    Chopard Vétiver d’Haïti au Thé Vert (2017)
    Collistar Acqua Attiva (2009)
    Custo Barcelona (2008)
    Custo Barcelona Enjoy Custo Barcelona Woman (2013)
    Custo Barcelona Glam Star (2012)
    Custo Barcelona Pure Custo Barcelona Man (2010)
    Custo Barcelona Pure Custo Barcelona Woman (2010)
    Custo Barcelona Pure Wind (2012)
    Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Eau Intense Pour Homme (2017)
    Donna Karan DKNY Men (2009, with Harry Fremont)
    DSquared2 He Wood Ocean Wet Wood (2010, with Daphne Bugey)
    DSquared2 She Wood Crystal Creek Wood (2010, with Daphne Bugey)
    Eau d’Italie Acqua Decima (2013)
    Eau d'Italie Au Lac (2010)
    Ego Facto Jamais le Dimanche (2009)
    Eric Buterbaugh Apollo Hyacinth (2015)
    Eric Buterbaugh Fragile Violet (2015)
    Eric Buterbaugh Kingston Osmanthus (2016)
    Ermenegildo Zegna Uomo (2013)
    Estee Lauder Intuition (2000)
    Estee Lauder Pleasures (1995, with Annie Buzantian)
    Giorgio Armani Acqua di Giò Absolu (2018)
    Giorgio Armani Acqua Di Giò Essenza (2013)
    Giorgio Armani Acqua di Giò Profumo (2015)
    Giorgio Armani Aqua di Giò for women (1995)
    Giorgio Armani Armani Code Ice (2014)
    Giorgio Armani Privé Charm (2017)
    Giorgio Armani Armani Prive Vetiver Babylone (2008)
    Giorgio Armani Armani Attitude (2007, with Olivier Cresp & Annick Menardo)
    Giorgio Armani Emporio Armani White for women (with Annie Buzantian)
    Giorgio Armani Sensi (2002, with Harry Fremont)
    Giorgio Armani Sensi White Notes (2004)
    Giorgio Beverly Hills Ocean Dream
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    Givenchy Greenergy (2000, with Ilias Ermenidis)
    Givenchy Hot Couture (2000, with Jacques Cavallier)
    Givenchy Oblique Fast Forward (2000, with Ilias Ermenidis)
    Givenchy Pi (1998)
    Givenchy Pi Fraiche (2001)
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    Gucci A Song for the Rose (2019)
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    Gucci Bloom (2017)
    Gucci Bloom Acqua di Fiori (2018)
    Gucci Bloom Nettare di Fiori (2018)
    Gucci Fading Autumn (2019)
    Gucci Guilty Absolute Pour Femme (2018)
    Gucci Guilty Absolute Pour Homme (2017)
    Gucci Guilty Oud (2018)
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    Gucci The Eyes of the Tiger (2019)
    Gucci The Last Day of Summer (2019)
    Gucci The Virgin Violet (2019)
    Gucci The Voice of the Snake (2019)
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    Isabella Rossellini Manifesto (2000)
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    Issey Miyake L’Eau d’Issey Lotus (2014)
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    Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey Une Goutte sur un Petale (2007)
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    Kenzo Flower by Kenzo L'Elixir (2015)
    Kenzo Flower in the Air (2013)
    Kenzo Flower La Cologne (2010)
    Kenzo Flower L'Eau Originelle (2015)
    Kenzo Flower Oriental (2005)
    Kenzo Summer by Kenzo (2005)
    Kenzo Time for Peace (1999)
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    Lanvin Oxygene (2000)
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    Le Labo Tubereuse 40 (2006)
    Le Labo Vanille 44 (2007)
    Loewe Esencia Femme (with Emilio Valeras)
    Marc Jacobs Daisy (2007)
    Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream (2014)
    Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Fresh (2011)
    Mauboussin Mauboussin Homme (2003)
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    Moschino Fresh Couture (2015)
    Narciso Rodriguez Essence (2009)
    Nina Ricci Mademoiselle Ricci (2012)
    Nina Ricci Mademoiselle Ricci L’Eau (2013)
    Omega Aqua Terra (2009)
    Oscar de la Renta Intrusion (2002, with Jacques Cavallier)
    Pedro del Hierro (2003)
    Penhaligon's Blasted Bloom (2015)
    Penhaligon's Blasted Heath (2015)
    Penhaligon's Iris Prima (2013)
    Penhaligon's The Tragedy of Lord George (2016)
    Ralph Lauren Midnight Romance (2014, with Honorine Blanc)
    Robert Graham Courage (2016)
    Roberto Cavalli Man (2003)
    Rochas Byzance (with Nicolas Mamounas)
    Rochas Byzantine (1995)
    Roger & Gallet Blue Lotus (2006)
    Roger & Gallet Gingembre Rouge (2014, with Amandine Marie Clerc)
    Roger & Gallet Gingembre Rouge Intense (2016, with Amandine Marie Clerc)
    Roger & Gallet Pavot d'Argent (2005)
    Roger & Gallet Rose Imaginaire (2012, with Marie Salamagne)
    Roger & Gallet Thé Fantasie (2017)
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    Salvador Dali Calice de la Séduction Éternelle (2016)
    Salvador Dali Dali Eau de Toilette (2011)
    Salvador Dali Fluidité du Temps Imaginaire (2016)
    Salvador Dali Mélodie du Cygne de la Main (2016)
    Salvador Dali Regard Scintillant de Mille Beautés (2016)
    Salvador Dali Salvador Dali (1983)
    Salvador Dali Voyage Onirique du Papillon de Vie (2016)
    Salvatore Ferragamo Acqua Essenziale (2013)
    Salvatore Ferragamo Emozione (2015)
    Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Soul Punta Ala (2014)
    Salvatore Ferragamo Uomo (2016, with Aurelien Guichard)
    Salvatore Ferragamo Uomo Signature (2018)
    S-Perfumes Jet Scent 1.0.5
    S-Perfumes LUST (2003)
    Stella McCartney Stella Peony (2017)
    Thierry Mugler Cologne (2001)
    Tommy Hilfiger Tommy (1994, with Annie Buzantian)
    Trussardi Bianco (2006)
    United Colors of Benetton Man (2006)
    United Colors of Benetton Unisex (2006)
    Valentino V (2005)
    Valentino Valentina (2011, with Olivier Cresp)
    Versace Bright Crystal (2006)
    Versace Bright Crystal Absolu (2013)
    Versace Eros Pour Femme (2014, with Natalie Lorson and Olivier Cresp)
    Versace Versace Pour Homme (2008)
    Versace Versense (2009)
    Versace Yellow Diamond (2011)
    Versace Yellow Diamond Intense (2014)
    Van Cleef & Arpels Murmure (with Jacques Cavallier)
    Van Cleef & Arpels Zanzibar men (with Jacques Cavallier)
    Yves Saint Laurent Belle d'Opium (2010, with Honorine Blanc)
    Yves Saint Laurent M7 (2002, with Jacques Cavallier)
    Zara Home Aqua Bergamota (2016)
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    Is Alberto Morillas the Nicholas Cage of perfumery?

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    Yes, he is, you nailed!

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    Looking at Morillas' resume, his output peaked in the 90s. Not unlike Cage.
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    Looking at the list of frags he did (thanks Scarce), I find nothing groundbreaking. The only good stuff he did are a result of collaboration with another nose (like CK One).
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    He has had some hits and some flops no doubt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by epapsiou View Post
    Looking at the list of frags he did (thanks Scarce), I find nothing groundbreaking. The only good stuff he did are a result of collaboration with another nose (like CK One).
    Scarce's list is missing a few entries, most of which are not significant, but the for-men AdG (1996) surely is. I don't care for it but it's hard to argue that Morillas didn't leave his mark on the industry.
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    I own around 5 fragrance by him but switch the channel when I see Cage. Bit harsh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HauteParfumGourmand View Post
    Anyone else hear the x-files theme playing?
    You mean because according to Alex Jones, who is really Bill Hicks, Alberto Morillas is really actually Nicolas Cage (and thus John F. Kennedy)? It's all encoded in the names of his perfumes...

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    I think Morillas can still occasionally surprise and impress.Nick Cage, however, is a lost cause, IMO

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    I think his most important contribution by far is Aqua di Gio, which has left a huge mark. Apart from that, one cannot deny that Mugler Cologne, M7, Kenzo Flower, Light Blue (Men's), Pi, 212 and Daisy are either lauded or rather popular. However, whilst browsing through that huge list of scents that he's created, there's only one that resonates with me thoroughly on a personal level, and that is Armani's Vetiver d'Hiver / Vetiver Babylone. The rest I can happily live without.

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    Makes me think "throw some sh** at the wall and see what sticks"
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    Default Re: Is Alberto Morillas the Nicholas Cage of perfumery?

    I'm not a film/tv person, so those references are lost on me, but I get the essence of your post.

    I think of the following points in this connection -

    • He is trendy, always has been. He said in an interview that he is always looking ahead. This is clearly reflected in the perfumes he's credited with.
    • While Acqua di Gio and CK One don't really resonate with me, they are undeniable 'modern classics' (as much as it irritates some of us to place these next to something like Heritage in a list of classics). Apart from the sales numbers, there is definitely a mainstream cultural resonance. Almost everyone has heard of these perfumes, like they have heard of Cool Water.
    • M7 is my favourite on that list, but there's also Jacques Cavallier behind it, who has created more interesting scents in my opinion. However, Alberto Morillas has a major hit with Acqua di Gio Profumo personally speaking, it's a favourite.
    • Morillas' (and other 'classical' trained perfumers') compositions are usually seamless and polished. Most of those perfumes generally wearable unlike some several niche/indie/artisanal scents, even though they might be banal or uninteresting. This is something observed in mainstream music (and I'd guess film/TV) - the production is high quality, even though the substance might be lacking.



    However, his perfumes are simply not my style generally speaking. And I'd argue that they often lack the depth and complexity of stuff by Jean Kerleo, Edmond Roudnitska, JP Guerlain, Patricia Nicolai, Annick Menardo, Pierre Bourdon or even Jacques Cavallier. Surely, an unfair comparison (like most comparisons), but sort of drives home the point.


    P.S. Who is the perfumer behind Acqua di Gio? I thought Morillas, but BN lists Jacques Cavallier.
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    Hmmm. Fragrantica lists Morillas as being responsible for ADG.
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    Default Re: Is Alberto Morillas the Nicholas Cage of perfumery?

    Quote Originally Posted by Brooks Otterlake View Post
    Scarce's list is missing a few entries, most of which are not significant, but the for-men AdG (1996) surely is. I don't care for it but it's hard to argue that Morillas didn't leave his mark on the industry.
    Wasn't that in collaboration with Cavallier? My point is all the good stuff he did was in collaboration. Just could not find anything groundbreaking in his solo work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by epapsiou View Post
    Wasn't that in collaboration with Cavallier? My point is all the good stuff he did was in collaboration. Just could not find anything groundbreaking in his solo work.
    If it was a collaboration, I believe you. I'm no expert on the creation of ADG, I've just so often seen Morillas referred to as *the* nose behind ADG that I accepted it as fact (Fragrantica gives Morillas sole credit, for instance).

    It being a collaboration would make a lot of sense to me, given Morillas' career trajectory since then.
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    Quote Originally Posted by freewheelingvagabond View Post
    I'm not a film/tv person, so those references are lost on me, but I get the essence of your post.

    I think of the following points in this connection -

    • He is trendy, always has been. He said in an interview that he is always looking ahead. This is clearly reflected in the perfumes he's credited with.
    • While Acqua di Gio and CK One don't really resonate with me, they are undeniable 'modern classics' (as much as it irritates some of us to place these next to something like Heritage in a list of classics). Apart from the sales numbers, there is definitely a mainstream cultural resonance. Almost everyone has heard of these perfumes, like they have heard of Cool Water.
    • M7 is my favourite on that list, but there's also Jacques Cavallier behind it, who has created more interesting scents in my opinion. However, Alberto Morillas has a major hit with Acqua di Gio Profumo personally speaking, it's a favourite.
    • Morillas' (and other 'classical' trained perfumers') compositions are usually seamless and polished. Most of those perfumes generally wearable unlike some several niche/indie/artisanal scents, even though they might be banal or uninteresting. This is something observed in mainstream music (and I'd guess film/TV) - the production is high quality, even though the substance might be lacking.



    However, his perfumes are simply not my style generally speaking. And I'd argue that they often lack the depth and complexity of stuff by Jean Kerleo, Edmond Roudnitska, JP Guerlain, Patricia Nicolai, Annick Menardo, Pierre Bourdon or even Jacques Cavallier. Surely, an unfair comparison (like most comparisons), but sort of drives home the point.


    P.S. Who is the perfumer behind Acqua di Gio? I thought Morillas, but BN lists Jacques Cavallier.
    Morillas penned the female version and assisted Cavallier with the men's version but didn't create it. Cavallier is on record as calling it his most popular creation but Morillas fanboys/internet "knowbetters" still try to take the credit away for some weird reason (e.g. Fragrantica staff).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brooks Otterlake View Post
    Hmmm. Fragrantica lists Morillas as being responsible for ADG.
    That's correct as Nastka said above.

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    Default Re: Is Alberto Morillas the Nicholas Cage of perfumery?

    Hmm, there is certainly a likeness.

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    Default Re: Is Alberto Morillas the Nicholas Cage of perfumery?

    All joking aside, it is a bit unfair to compare Nicolas Cage to Alberto Morillas.

    He has made some absolutely fantastic mass appealing fragrances, and I can't really think of one fragrance he has made or been a part of that I thought was bad.

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    Default Re: Is Alberto Morillas the Nicholas Cage of perfumery?

    Well,

    What a long overdue thread. The value of having the_good_life back in the game proves itself already!

    Morillas has been my personal fave for some time now.

    He has a robust CV that would be the envy of but few perfumers in the last fifty years, including several mentioned above.

    If I could only live with the works of one perfumer his catalog seems like the most likely winner, ahead of Polge, Sieuzac, et al.

    Just my two cents.

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    Quote Originally Posted by techt View Post
    That's correct as Nastka said above.
    I just looked at both Fragrantica and Basenotes and figured that it was missing because of an oversight perhaps. Vetiver Babylone also isn't listed as a Morillas on Fragrantica, yet is on Basenotes.

    Truth to be told, you can't ever be sure how legitimate the credit going to a single nose ever is, unless a house only employs one perfumer and doesn't do a lot of subcontracting (e.g. Hermes). I'm sure there are instances where a senior nose is credited, when in fact there are assistants and junior noses who contributed at least just as much. I reckon that this is similar to the practice in bygone eras of an apprentice starting off a painting on canvas, with the master taking care of the details.

    One example that isn't being talked about are Polge and Sheldrake at Chanel. Polge is credited with the creation of the Chanel Exclusifs, yet a select few are too close for comfort to the house that Sheldrake used to helm. But that is a discussion fit for a separate thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nastka View Post
    I just looked at both Fragrantica and Basenotes and figured that it was missing because of an oversight perhaps. Vetiver Babylone also isn't listed as a Morillas on Fragrantica, yet is on Basenotes.

    Truth to be told, you can't ever be sure how legitimate the credit going to a single nose ever is, unless a house only employs one perfumer and doesn't do a lot of subcontracting (e.g. Hermes). I'm sure there are instances where a senior nose is credited, when in fact there are assistants and junior noses who contributed at least just as much. I reckon that this is similar to the practice in bygone eras of an apprentice starting off a painting on canvas, with the master taking care of the details.

    One example that isn't being talked about are Polge and Sheldrake at Chanel. Polge is credited with the creation of the Chanel Exclusifs, yet a select few are too close for comfort to the house that Sheldrake used to helm. But that is a discussion fit for a separate thread.
    Speculate away, I for one would be most interested in hearing this tale! I do however totally agree with your point of the master and apprentice though as its rife throughout the whole creative field and is in many ways seen as "paying dues" but oddly the inverse is also true every now and then...

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    Default Re: Is Alberto Morillas the Nicholas Cage of perfumery?

    I love his niche line Mizensir. Most of them are quite musky, and most of them are beautiful.
    Watch my recent video review of
    Guerlain L'Homme Ideal - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-PW_V1G0aw

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    Default Re: Is Alberto Morillas the Nicholas Cage of perfumery?

    Quote Originally Posted by Palmolive View Post
    Speculate away, I for one would be most interested in hearing this tale! I do however totally agree with your point of the master and apprentice though as its rife throughout the whole creative field and is in many ways seen as "paying dues" but oddly the inverse is also true every now and then...
    Apparently there are quite a few parallels when comparing the following:

    Coromandel / Borneo 1834
    La Pausa / Iris Silver Mist
    1957 / Fleurs de Citronnier
    Bas de Soie / No19 Poudre

    This is not an observation I personally made, but it has mentioned by one member on this forum. I've not compared these side by side except for the first set, which indeed are similar (white chocolate vs. dark). The rest is an exercise in connect the dots I imagine - not outright copies, but similar pieces of music pieces of music played on slightly different instruments. Still a bit too much of a coincidence and if true, and in best case it's subconscious influence, and in worst case a house running out of ideas.

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    Default Re: Is Alberto Morillas the Nicholas Cage of perfumery?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nastka View Post
    Apparently there are quite a few parallels when comparing the following:

    Coromandel / Borneo 1834
    La Pausa / Iris Silver Mist
    1957 / Fleurs de Citronnier
    Bas de Soie / No19 Poudre

    This is not an observation I personally made, but it has mentioned by one member on this forum. I've not compared these side by side except for the first set, which indeed are similar (white chocolate vs. dark). The rest is an exercise in connect the dots I imagine - not outright copies, but similar pieces of music pieces of music played on slightly different instruments. Still a bit too much of a coincidence and if true, and in best case it's subconscious influence, and in worst case a house running out of ideas.
    Interesting, I've heard of a couple of those mentioned before but the other two are new to me so will have to sample and check. I was recently riding a similar train of thought with my thread about who really made Aventus so I find this type of reasoning fascinating and another fun facet of this hobby to enjoy!




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