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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2013, part 18

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.

Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy Viva Luxe edition

From Juicy Couture, Viva La Juicy in the Viva Luxe edition: “Get it while it lasts. Super-rich glam Parfum edition of Viva la Juicy with gotta-have it charm and bling in a white enamel bottle and luxurious satin box.” $98 for 100 ml at Macy’s

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Lush Flower’s Barrow, Couture La La by Juicy Couture, Isaac Mizrahi Fabulous ~ quick perfume reviews

Three quick reviews, no theme.

Gorilla Perfume at Lush Flower’s Barrow

Gorilla Perfume at Lush Flower's Barrow

Another of the latest crop of fragrances from Gorilla Perfume at Lush (see my recent review of Furze), Flower’s Barrow was inspired by an ancient hill fort in Dorset known as Flowers Barrow. Lush describes the scent as “sweet, odd and comforting”, and although Furze is closer to a conventional comfort scent, I’ll go for the sweet and odd. Flower’s Barrow is a dusky blackcurrant rose with heavy herbal undertones (notes include geranium, sage and thyme). I found the first sniff a bit too overwhelmingly post-modern hippie, and set it in the “no” pile, but then I kept taking it back out to try it again…

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