Etat Libre d'Orange
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Perfumes of this brand have been rated 7.0 of 10 on average. 4894 perfume ratings have been submitted so far.
As subversive, non-conformist and taboo-breaking as Etat Libre d'Orange describes itself, however, the market reaction has been equally good, and in just a few years the brand has been able to establish itself well in the market segment of niche perfumes. Consumability of art in the sense of pop art is entirely in line with Etat Libre d'Orange philosophy.
The Etat Libre d'Orange nation also gives fragrances names in a similarly uncompromising manner, and often these are irritating or even offensive. "Don't get me wrong, baby, I don't swallow" ("Don't get me wrong, baby, I don't swallow"), for example, is a much more explicit sexual-pornographic name than perfume is known for. The perfume-atypical, sometimes provocative names are understood as a teasing invitation into the theme of the respective fragrance.
Bit of a stinker
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