Serge Mansau Fragrances

Guerlain Insolence Eau de Parfum – The Scent of Intense Violet

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Guerlain Insolence Eau de Parfum is a more intense version of the original Insolence, a scent launched in 2006. Arrived on the market in 2008 as a floral fruity feminine, this perfume was developed by perfumers Sylvaine Delacourte and Maurice Roucel and is described on the official website as “a spark in the eyes, an […]

Lanvin Arpège Pour Homme – Mystery and Affection

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Back in 2008, I had a period that involved a lot of testing and one of the subjects of these sessions was Arpège Pour Homme. The masculine counterpart of the classic 1927’s Arpège, arrived on the market in 2005, under the olfactory category of the oriental woody fragrance. Developed by perfumer Olivier Pescheux, Arpège Pour […]

Givenchy Play for Her – Naturally Seductive

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Play for Her was introduced by Givenchy in 2010, two years after its masculine counterpart, Givenchy Play, as an floral woody musk fragrance, developed by perfumers Emilie Coppermann and Lucas Sieuzac. Given that I have always liked the male version (however never managed to acquire it!), I was curious about this fresh scent, therefore when […]

My Insolence Guerlain – A Delicate Fragrance

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My Insolence, a flanker to 2006’s Insolence, was presented by Guerlain in September 2007. Developed by perfumers Christophe Raynaud and Sylvaine Delacourte (Fragrances Development Director at Guerlain), My Insolence is a delicate and feminine floral fruity fragrance. Compared to the original, I consider that in My Insolence, the aromas are lighter, yet the scent exhibits […]

Givenchy Ange ou Démon – The Duality between Good or Evil

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Ange ou Démon was introduced by Givenchy in 2006, as an oriental floral feminine fragrance, developed by perfumers Jean-Pierre Bethouart and Olivier Cresp. As implied by the name (French for “Angel of Devil”) this fragrance has a dual nature, built around the contrast that involves the light and darkness. This disparity between the two opposites […]

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