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Time - and boundless pleasure
Ladies, I'm amazed: zero statements from you, zero comments, none of you have this beautiful fragrance - none of you have it on their wish list. Pooh, but now I am relieved, there are at least some who put him curiously on the watchlist!
I strongly recommend all lavender lovers to give the fragrance a chance!
Since "Lavande" by Monastère Notre-Dame Ganagobie is emptied, my "Gris clair" by Serge Lutens only gives off lean droplets under his wheezing and "Island Lavender" by Caldey is coming to an end, my search for a new lavender scent has suddenly got a boost. I mainly use lavender scents as a sleeping scent, but I often wore the "Pour un Homme de Caron l'eau" last summer. I have the original "Pour un Homme de Caron" on my "absolutely test it" list for a long time, the only thing that deterred me a little was the prominent mention of vanilla. Vanilla and lavender always appear in front of my inner nose like "Mon Guerlain", which is simply too sweet for me - and generally vanilla is a delicate topic for me.
I found the Caron l'eau beautiful - but it could have been a bit more lavender for my taste. The descriptions here at the "Pour Un Homme de Caron Millésime 2014" sounded so perfect, that one day I took the chance and simply struck in the souk. In fact, this fragrance fulfils everything I dream of from a lavender fragrance. Whole arms full of dried lavender - for hours on end.
Most of the lavender scents that I know have evaporated rather quickly - or the lavender only takes a short place in the opening to be quickly dominated or replaced by other notes. It's different with Millésime. The start is herbaceous, almost harsh. A little like an overdose of Herbes de Provence. But only a few minutes later it is a floating lavender scent, delicately supported by a dark ambertone. I actually smell vanilla only minimally - and fortunately it is not sweet, sticky or sugary. The fragrance has an amazing shelf life - even if I just spray it on the skin. On the pillow or on clothing it can be smelled even the next morning - as a delicate clean scent with a still distinct lavender note.
Although I myself wear the fragrance mainly in the evening, it is also a wonderful companion for the day - and certainly also for ladies! So let's get on with this perfect lavender, ladies!