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Yesterday and Today: "La Nuit de L'Homme" EdT, by Yves Saint Laurent (guest post)
Hi there!  This is my first post, here at "Raiders of the Lost Scent". A few months ago I wrote a brief note about "fragrance formulas" reported on the boxes in all Dior perfumes, suggesting them as a method for detecting reformulations (see here) . Surpris...
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Opium, the Greatest.
"It will be the Greatest, and  we will call it Opium" (Yves Saint Laurent, 1976) Sexy, Sultry, Seductive, Successful: it's Opium. After Samsara , this is my second tribute to wonderful scents of my youth: this time we talk about the Greatest one. This artic...
Opium, the Greatest.
Opium, the Greatest.
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How to recognize GUCCI perfumes.
"Dating" Gucci perfumes can be a very, very difficult task due to extremely intricated story of House of Gucci during decades. Therefore,  similarly to what was done with Jean Patou perfumes ( read here the marvellous story-interview), we  received some hel...
How to recognize GUCCI perfumes.
How to recognize GUCCI perfumes.
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How to recognize JEAN PATOU fragrances.
" ....you asked me if there's a way to date old Patou perfumes,  and I'll teach you how to do....  but you shouldn't care about years and months,  because I worked there, and I can assure you:  Jean Patou was the best.  All pieces signed by Patou were piece...
How to recognize JEAN PATOU fragrances.
How to recognize JEAN PATOU fragrances.
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A letter from an ex-Guerlain employee
A very important number: the Formula. On October, 2017, I received this letter about "reformulations", via a common friend. It is incredibly interesting and deserves the publication. It could be of some interest for all Guerlain enthusiasts.  Anyway, it's r...
A letter from an ex-Guerlain employee
A letter from an ex-Guerlain employee
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How to recognize SERGE LUTENS perfumes.
SERGE LUTENS is one of the most acclaimed "niche" perfume houses, with a cult status, and an huge amount of enthusiastic followers. During the Nineties ( approx. until 1999 ) all scents " by Serge Lutens " were launched under the Shiseido label ("Les Salons...
How to recognize SERGE LUTENS perfumes.
How to recognize SERGE LUTENS perfumes.
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How to smell a perfume?
This discussion can make you smile: "How to smell a perfume?" In facts, the discussion is not so weird. Just walk into a perfume shop and look at the "horror show".  Perfumes tested and judged after just two seconds....  Tiny test papers sprayed from a dist...
How to smell a perfume?
How to smell a perfume?
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Cinescent by Gabriela Guidetti : Resina, by Oliver&Co. Perfumes (February 2017)
  Resina - Oliver & Co.Perfumes (2012)  VS  The Secret in Their Eyes (El secreto de sus ojos) - Juan José Campanella (2009) Irene: Va a ser complicado. Benjamin: No me importa. Irene: Cerrá la puerta. (From The Secret in Their Eyes - El secreto de sus ojos,...
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"Cinescent" by Gabriela Guidetti (December 2016)
Fundamental – Rubini (2015)  vs  Ex_Machina - Alex Garland (2015)  Caleb: So what? You want me to talk about myself? Ava: Yes. Caleb: Where... Okay, where do I start? Ava: It's your decision. I'm interested to see what you'll choose. (tratto da Ex Machina, ...
"Cinescent" by Gabriela Guidetti (December 2016)
"Cinescent" by Gabriela Guidetti (December 2016)
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Fahrenheit: a visual guide (1988-2015)
FAHRENHEIT by Christian Dior is one of the top-selling perfumes in history, and you can find thousands of pages and articles about it. In this short essay, the main goal is to summarize the different boxes and bottles produced "year-by-year" since its launc...
Fahrenheit: a visual guide (1988-2015)
Fahrenheit: a visual guide (1988-2015)
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