Fleeting Moment is a floral aldehydic perfume (Chanel No5 like), modern and strong, with citrus, spicy, woody notes, combined with rose and jasmin absolutes. It's fresher and lighter compared to No5, like perfume intended not for ladies but for young women.
Top notes: citrus aldehidic with a slightly aromatic touch (tarragon like): bergamot, orange, aldehyde C10, aldehyde C11-enique, neroli.
Middle notes: floral bouquet (ylang-fresh rose-jasmin) with a very light lily of the valley base (more modern than No5) and floral powdery notes (orris absolute and methyl ionones).
Base notes: Soft woody with powdery and musky notes like vetiver (+the acetate), sandalwood, vanilla, sweet coumarine and musk (musk ketone and natural musk).
The main differences to the well known No5 are the rose and lily of the valley, they are fresher and with modern ingredients. I suppose there is a muguet-base like Mayciane (Caleche-Madame Rochas). There is also more jasmin (animalic) in No5 than in Fleeting moment and also a smal chypre note (patchouli + oak moss) that I was not able to detect in Balenciaga's perfume (wich has more vetiver as does Arpège). Compared again with No5, Fleeting moment has a modern touch in the straight line of Calèche, the new type of floral aldehydic, popular in 60's and 70's.
Fleeting moment is a perfume of its time. It should be compared with Calèche, No5, Elysée 64-83 (Balmain, a Germaine Cellier perfume, maybe an earlier version of this one) but also with some very popular Avon perfumes of the 50-60's.
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