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C'est La Vie!

C'est La Vie! by Christian Lacroix
Flacon Design: Marie-Christine de Sayn-Wittgenstein
72 / 100%, 52 Ratings
C'est La Vie! is a perfume by Christian Lacroix for women and was released in 1990. The scent is flowery-spicy. The longevity is above-average. The production was apparently discontinued.

Fragrance Notes

Aldehydes, Amber, Pineapple, Benzoin, Bergamot, Carnation, Heliotrope, Raspberry, Iris, Jasmine, Cassia, Musk, Orange blossom, Osmanthus, Patchouli, Peach, Rose, Sandalwood, Tuberose, Vanilla, Ylang-ylang, Cedar


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Longevity: Good
Sillage: Strong
Bottle: Good

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Just found a bargain...
I know this is once again a fragrance that often is not liked by other people. But I love it....again an eighties. I already had it, I am so pleased I just won another bottle eau de parfum at eBay at a good price compared to other prices some people ask. I love it and will use it ofcourse and.... I even see it as an investment, I am often so surprised when I see the high prices of the good discontinued fragrances, even used ones. I feel happy due to the bargain..

Longevity: Good
Sillage: Strong
Bottle: Average

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4 Awards
Big and Beautiful
I remember the first time I smelled this in the early 90's, and I thought it smelled like nothing I've ever smelled. I know some may find it loud, but if you use this sparingly, it smells classic. It's probably not something I'd wear to work, but sometimes you want a fragrance with presence. It's got a lot of notes , but they go together. I also don't find this dated because it's well-balanced, and like it or not, big is still with us now (Flowerbomb and Alien, for instance). The sillage and longevity are great with this, so a little goes a long way.

Maybe I'm crazy, but I even like the quirkiness of the "heart" bottle.


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Perfume for bubble skirts, big hair
Gotta hand it to Christian Lacroix: This tuberose-heavy fume is the olfactory equivalent of his famous late 80s bubble skirt-- kooky, impractical, overblown, a hot mess with too many notes competing for attention in each tier of its fragrance pyramid. Kind of lovable for all that.

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Dulcemio 2 years ago
It seems to be priced like a beloved discontinued, so maybe it's all that? In addition to tuberose, is it heavy on carnation too, as the note pyramid on that other site would suggest?

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