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by mina
Fri Jul 17, 2015 12:23 am
Forum: Summer of Elegance, Summer 2015
Topic: The Great Clod (Durer)
Replies: 7
Views: 2087

Re: The Great Clod (Durer)

I don't smell the earth in this one like I can smell it in nuut for example but the fig is "grounded" if that makes any sense.
by mina
Wed Jul 15, 2015 3:30 pm
Forum: Summer of Elegance, Summer 2015
Topic: The Great Clod (Durer)
Replies: 7
Views: 2087

Re: The Great Clod (Durer)

"Rich, dark, thick and sensuous" exactly.
A rich fig gorged with sun. I can't smell the earth or the pomegranate but I know they are here because it's not just a "simple" fig smell.
Wonderful.
by mina
Tue Jul 14, 2015 2:48 am
Forum: Summer of Elegance, Summer 2015
Topic: Pendant Mask, Iyoba, Nigeria
Replies: 4
Views: 1597

Re: Pendant Mask, Iyoba, Nigeria

On my skin no tuberose or gardenia but pure frankincense. Strangely it reminds me of Neptune with witch I have a love and hate relationship.
by mina
Sat Jul 11, 2015 3:10 am
Forum: Summer of Elegance, Summer 2015
Topic: Ship of Fools (Bosch)
Replies: 6
Views: 2155

Re: Ship of Fools (Bosch)

Aquatic leather ...
The lime is prominent but I can smell the leather on the background. It gives me the impression to be on an ancient ship on the sea. It's very refreshing.
by mina
Fri Jul 10, 2015 1:05 am
Forum: Permanent Possets' Reviews
Topic: Landscape in Suffolk (Gainsborough)
Replies: 10
Views: 3727

Re: Landscape in Suffolk (Gainsborough)

I thought it would be a simple perfum when I received it and smelled it in the bottle but it's much more complex. There is the green oakmoss and immediately after the brightness of the bergamot. After a few moments the perfum evolves in something sweeter (the coumarin and the lavender I suppose but ...
by mina
Wed Jul 08, 2015 1:22 am
Forum: Summer of Elegance, Summer 2015
Topic: Leda and the Swan (da Vinci)
Replies: 8
Views: 2863

Re: Leda and the Swan (da Vinci)

Exactly what hill78 said.
I don't like strawberry when it's all fruity and girly. We don't have that at all in Leda.
It surrounds you like a happy and sexy cloud.
by mina
Wed May 06, 2015 2:42 pm
Forum: Last Great Cocktail Party (Spring 2015)
Topic: Maharani of Kuch-Bahar (resinous)
Replies: 9
Views: 3156

Re: Maharani of Kuch-Bahar (resinous)

In the bottle : OMG :heartrise: oriental, resinous and sexy as hell. Nobody can resist you with that perfum.
by mina
Wed May 06, 2015 2:35 pm
Forum: Last Great Cocktail Party (Spring 2015)
Topic: Animal Rampage (musky)
Replies: 2
Views: 1786

Re: Animal Rampage (musky)

In the bottle : a very sexy and "dark" jasmine, musk and something sharp (anise?). Animalistic.
by mina
Wed May 06, 2015 2:06 pm
Forum: Last Great Cocktail Party (Spring 2015)
Topic: Georgetown (chypre)
Replies: 6
Views: 1943

Re: Georgetown (chypre)

In the bottle : leather, chypre, very "chic".
by mina
Wed May 06, 2015 2:05 pm
Forum: Last Great Cocktail Party (Spring 2015)
Topic: Lethal Cocktail (green)
Replies: 3
Views: 1415

Re: Lethal Cocktail (green)

In the bottle : waves after waves of patchouli then something bitter but sweet (the almond I think) then something fresh. The waves blend but at the same time they are very identifiable.
I can't wait to try this one.