Bazar by Christian Lacroix
Bottle Design Federico Restrepo
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Bazar is a perfume by Christian Lacroix for women and was released in 2002. The scent is floral-fruity. The production was apparently discontinued.
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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesApricot blossom, Nectarine, Yuzu
Heart Notes Heart NotesFrangipani, Nasturtium
Base Notes Base NotesSycamore maple, Gaiac wood, Iris

Ratings

Scent

6.8 | 26 Ratings

Longevity

7.2 | 21 Ratings

Sillage

5.5 | 19 Ratings

Bottle

5.3 | 22 Ratings
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Scent
7.5
Longevity
5
Sillage
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Peppery and Vegetal
Bazar by Christian Lacroix is a fascinating and unique fragrance. It dares to be different, allowing the wearer to stand out in a crowd. For that reason alone, I am quite smitten.

The first time I tested this fragrance, I immediately pictured carrots. I could have sworn that there was a carrot seed accord in Bazar, because for the first few hours, it was all that I could smell. The carrot-like scent is actually a blend of peach, nasturcia and pepper. Interesting combination I must say.

Some reviewers are calling this fragrance fresh. Although it's perfectly suitable for warm days, I wouldn't call it particularly refreshing or crisp. It's oddly green and warm like a ray of sunshine. Seeming that it also smells a little bit like juicy carrot sticks, I guess you could call it vegetal too. I find it a little similar to Un Jardin Sur Le Nil by Hermes.

Towards the heart and drydown, Bazar becomes quite peppery and spicy on the skin. Although a touch sharp, once your nose becomes accustomed, you'll find the scent growing on you. Honestly, I didn't like Bazar at first, but since my second wearing, I'm beginning to discover many lovable aspects.

I like the name Bazar, I think it explains the bizarre nature of this composition well. I only hope that the male version is just as daring.

The sillage is fairly strong but never overpowering. I guess the same could be said of the longevity. I am highly impressed by this fragrance, and am even more delighted by the fact that I scored a sample of Bazar on Ebay for ninety cents. Talk about a bargain!

Originally written: July 29, 2012.

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