Flanker Fragrances

Yves Saint Laurent Belle D’Opium – Much Fuss over Nothing

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In the history of perfumery Opium is deemed by everybody as one iconic fragrance. As a result, with this kind of background, you can only presume that every new creation derived in some way or another from Opium, could only be something worth smelling, and ultimately deserving a spot in a “to buy” list. But, […]

Hugo Boss Hugo Just Different – The Correct Perfume for an Evening

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As a fragrance that exhibits clearly the Hugo Boss DNA, Hugo Just Different does not set apart from the crowd, being no more than it pretends to be: a distinct and correct evening wear scent. Arrived on the market in June 2011 and fronted by American actor and director Jared Leto, Hugo Just Different is […]

Gucci Guilty Intense Pour Homme – Better than the Original

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Taking into account its image (kind of bling-bling if you ask me!), I confess I sampled Gucci’s Guilty Intense Pour Homme with a certain lack of confidence, that turned to curiosity as soon as the scent entered the mid development phase. Arrived on the market in August 2011 as a fragrant pair, both Guilty Intense […]

Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne – A Fine Accessory for a Special Evening

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Announced since January 2012 and arrived on the market in March, La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne is a new flanker to 2009’s La Nuit de L’Homme, which at its turn was already a flanker to 2006’s L’Homme. Having an interest in this new masculine oriental fougere since the day I read about its upcoming […]

Chanel Coco Noir – An Elegant and Sophisticated Feminine Scent

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Coco Noir benefits from an impeccable image that brings to mind its predecessors Coco and Coco Mademoiselle, being in my opinion, one of the most important launches in the perfumery for women, over the last 5 years. That being said, in spite of the comments read in some reviews lately, according to which the critics […]

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