Mandarin Fragrances

L’Eau d’Issey Florale Issey Miyake – The Purity of Water Touched by a Rose

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L’Eau d’Issey Florale is a flanker to 1992’s L’Eau d’Issey and represents “the purest expression of the simple, natural beauty of flowers”, as described on the official website. The scent arrived on the market in February last year, as a creation of the famous perfumer Alberto Morillas, who conceived a floral feminine perfume “like a […]

Kenzo Jungle L’Elephant – Into the Heart of the Green Nature

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Inspired by the name of Kenzo’s first boutique in Paris, Kenzo Jungle L’Elephant was introduced in 1996, as a feminine oriental spicy fragrance, developed by perfumer Dominique Ropion. This classic scent is meant to be an exotic expedition into the green abundance of the nature. The name of the perfume represents as well a tribute […]

Kenzo L’Eau par Kenzo – A Scent for All Seasons

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Intended as a scent for all seasons, as everlasting as water, L’Eau par Kenzo is a floral aquatic perfume for women, introduced in 1996 and developed by perfumer Olivier Cresp. Advertised on the official website as “The serene expression of freshness, a persistent trail that’s full of sensuality”, L’Eau par Kenzo exhibits a number of […]

Givenchy Play – Discover the Joy

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This is the Givenchy response to the new trends in the world of perfumery and from what I saw this is a sure hit. Introduced in September 2008, Play is an excellent citrus aromatic fragrance designed by the perfumers Emilie (Bevierre) Coppermann and Lucas Sieuzak (the latter at his debut). I am very fond of […]