Désirade (1990) Eau de Toilette

Désirade (Eau de Toilette) by Aubusson
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Désirade (Eau de Toilette) is a perfume by Aubusson for women and was released in 1990. The scent is floral-spicy. The longevity is above-average. The production was apparently discontinued.

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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesAldehydes, Pineapple, Bergamot, Coriander, Ylang-ylang
Heart Notes Heart NotesJasmine, Cassia, Orange blossom, Osmanthus, Rose, Tuberose, Violet
Base Notes Base NotesRaspberry, Musk, Opoponax, Patchouli, Plum, Sandalwood, Vanilla

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Scent

7.3 (24 Ratings)

Longevity

8.1 (21 Ratings)

Sillage

7.4 (20 Ratings)

Bottle

6.3 (24 Ratings)
Submitted by Lissy, last update on 18.07.2018
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Fragile equilibrium...
Desirade is quite a strange case. While it's clearly an oriental, it's like it comes from an orient entirely of its own, for it's very unusual and it doesn't remind me of anything else. Not of a perfume at least. What it actually reminds me of, is Nag Champa incense sticks. It has a wetness which is so intense that's almost tactile. It's overly sweet, cloying even, but instead of running away from it, I found myself going closer. I guess this is what "hypnotic" means in olfactory terms. Not being able to run away from something seemingly undesired. And this is Desirade's secret power in the form of an enthralling spell.
I don't know whether it has anything to do with the French overseas island of La Desirade in the Lesser Antilles, unless it was named after it to evoke a sence of exoticness. If this was the case behind its christening, then congratulations Aubusson, you've absolutely nailed it! This is exactly how I imagine the lush, strange flowers of the Caribbees would smell like.
Never mind that it has the most impractical cap ever, cause that aside, the bottle is very beautiful; like a bubble of gas slowly escaping the ocean floor, or a spearhed driven into the ground, if the direction is reversed. Actually, it's an accident waiting to happen, as it scores a perfect ten in knockoverability [sic], but I really wouldn't mind my house smelling that captivating for a couple of months. And since it can be purchased for a song, the only adjective I'd use for this kind of an accident would be "happy".

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