Fall and Halloween Retour 2018!

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Re: Fall and Halloween Retour 2018!

Post by churchdoor » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:55 am

InThePines, I have an older decant of Satan, and these were my brief thoughts when I tested it again a week or so ago:

(The coldest strongest clear musk and heavy oakmoss for black depth, with a sharp fern, and white oude.)

All the notes fit together beautifully. The image it brings to mind is the white-grey blanket of sky on a cloudy day, cold but soft and bright.

Let me know if I should test it again to answer any questions you still have, bearing in mind that my nose is largely untrained.

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Re: Fall and Halloween Retour 2018!

Post by InThePines » Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:02 pm

Thanks churchdoor! Satan sounds right up my alley. I'm thinking of blind-bottling Satan and Halloween, just based on the reviews. I'll be sure to add my thoughts on my decants order (Apep, Anubis, Scent of Night, Jin, Dark) when they arrive.

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Re: Fall and Halloween Retour 2018!

Post by Margowhat » Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:58 pm

Hello InthePines!

Halloween is more than a scent. It is feelings, emotion, experience, memory. It smells like burning leaves and campfire and burnt sugar in the best possible way.

Guilded Cloaks is unlike any perfume I have smelled before. Cocoa butter and just a whiff of flowers. Softly musky with the perfect balance of Sandalwood. Smells sort of like a plastic doll head but in a delicious, nostalgic way.
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Re: Fall and Halloween Retour 2018!

Post by Minh Scent » Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:27 am

Some one was asking for a review of Satan. I did order a FB after sniffing the decant from last year. I would say it in the fougere family, with all the oakmoss and fern, but the wood and musk take it into a sexier territory. I don't think this is as complex as some of Fabienne's later fougere blends, but I obviously like it enough to want a full bottle!

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Re: Fall and Halloween Retour 2018!

Post by InThePines » Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:30 pm

Thank you Margowhat and Minh Scent for the reviews!

I finally got my decants today and here are my initial impressions straight from the mailbox:
--Scent of Night: Testing on my wrist. AMAZING. It really evokes the feeling of "night-time." It's ever-so-slightly purple with a bit of chimney smoke. A definite full bottle.
--Autumn: Testing on my wrist. I don't know how to describe this one! It reminds me a bit of Adamus.
--Jin: in vial it's peach+baked goods. Will skin-test later.
--Dark: in vial it is very candy-sweet (the fig?), which is not what I was expecting based on the notes. Will skin-test later.
--Anubis: in vial it is very coffee-forward and I love Possets' coffee. I can detect a bit of the fig. Will skin-test later.
--Apep: in vial it smells like a caramelly chypre. Will skin-test later.

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Re: Fall and Halloween Retour 2018!

Post by Margowhat » Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:35 pm

Holy gorgeousness, Batfriends! Orpheus in the Underworld is my favorite of all the Halloween’s I purchased. It is amazing. In the Fougere family. Not overly masculine so I can easily wear this. I honestly picked it up because it reminds me of lyrics to a Peter Murphy song. It smells exactly how I would want him to smell if I met him. Dark, suave, expensive without being ostentatious. Fresh and uncluttered. Halleloo!
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Re: Fall and Halloween Retour 2018!

Post by marisaviola » Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:34 pm

Now I wish I had ordered a decant of Orpheus in the Underworld, Margowhat! I love fougeres!! I highly recommend Landscape in Suffolk as a beautiful example of a fougere perfume, also!

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Re: Fall and Halloween Retour 2018!

Post by Margowhat » Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:56 am

@marisaviola If you are interested, I would be happy to send a tester to you to get your review as comparison. If there is a way to DM in this forum then send me your information and I will send it off.
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Re: Fall and Halloween Retour 2018!

Post by marisaviola » Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:28 pm

Thank you, Margowhat, that is very kind of you and I would love to do a comparison of the two. I have sent you a Private Message.

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Re: Fall and Halloween Retour 2018!

Post by marisaviola » Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:42 pm

Hi, Tom and Jennie,
I was wondering, when is the ending date for the Retour? Thank you!

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