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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles (& some other stuff) 2016, part 4

More limited edition collector fragrance bottles, with the usual disclaimers: in most of these cases, the juice is unchanged, just the bottle is “special” (or not, as the case may be), and some of these may not be available in the US. Today’s post includes summer editions from Jean Paul Gaultier and Issey Miyake; collector editions from Cartier; a new travel size of Acqua di Parma Colonia Club and a new solid perfume compact for Lorenzo Villoresi Teint de Neige.

Jean Paul Gaultier Classique Betty Boop and Le Male Popeye

From Jean Paul Gaultier, the annual summer editions of Classique and Le Male, featuring Betty Boop and Popeye (you can see the summer 2015 versions here). Betty is in 100 ml Eau de Toilette Fraîche, Popeye is in 125 ml Eau de Toilette Fraîche. Both can be found now at Nocibe in France…

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Must de Cartier Pour Homme ~ fragrance review

Must de Cartier Pour Homme

Why was the Must de Cartier men’s line so unsuccessful? Must de Cartier Pour Homme1 was launched in 2000 and is already discontinued. Ditto with Must de Cartier Essence (2000), Must de Cartier Vert Anis (2001) and Must de Cartier Eau Genereuse (2003).

Must de Cartier Pour Homme is a sleek, appealing fragrance; it begins with a delicious-smelling and opaque anise-tangerine accord; the citrus is not icy, fresh or “clear,” but warm, cozy and generously spiced with anise, ginger and “olive leaf” (which may provide the momentary camphor-like aroma produced in Must de Cartier Pour Homme’s early mid-development). Coriander, which has a citrus character itself, floats in the background and is a perfect lead-in to Must de Cartier Pour Homme’s sweet tonka bean/vanilla base…

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