C'est la Vie Patchouli (Christian Lacroix) Take Borneo (Serge Lutens) and mix it with Black Orchid (Tom Ford) minus the orchid. You'll have this little monster that starts well and ends in a perfect confusion of woody notes.
Evody is a very nice niche shop located on Rive Gauche and last year they released several fragrances. I found them at Galleries Lafayette during my weekly shopping session.
Fleur d'oranger - a generic orange flower fragrance with no particular twist except the obvious Schiff Bases inside. If you like this type of note try l'Artisan because it's better.
Pomme d'Or - this would be the golden apple but it smells more like "Eau d'Hadrien Hyper Intense" with an overdose of citral and a green note on top. Or like several generic "green citrus jasmine" bases from H&R in the late 70's.
Rêve d'Anthala - this is a nasty tiaré flower that died of caramel overdose. It was constructed with no notion of balance, with benzyl acetate overdosed on the top of a sun tan tiaré lotion formula that smells very basic.
Ambre Intense - very nice amber patchouli fragrance (close to Borneo), not sweet or syrupy, but dry and woody.
Bois rare - very nice woody-amber spicy masculine, in the spirit of Héritage. It's like the drydown of many masculines of the previous decade minus the metallic dihydromircenol.
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