Aromatics Elixir Perfumer's Reserve (2011)

Aromatics Elixir Perfumer's Reserve by Clinique
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Aromatics Elixir Perfumer's Reserve is a popular perfume by Clinique for women and was released in 2011. The scent is woody-spicy. The production was apparently discontinued.

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Fragrance Notes

Jasmine, Myrrh, Orange blossom, Patchouli, Peach, Rose

Ratings

Scent

8.0 (20 Ratings)

Longevity

7.9 (14 Ratings)

Sillage

6.9 (14 Ratings)

Bottle

8.5 (24 Ratings)
Submitted by TrueBlood, last update on 27.02.2018
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Bottle 10.0/10 Sillage 5.0/10 Longevity 7.5/10 Scent 9.5/10
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A different though not worst elixir
I'm wearing this one today and it fits today's winter sunday's sun perfectly.

I love original Aromatics Elixir but I wasn't disappointed by this version in anyway.

I just find this version is smoother, a bit quieter as it stays closer to skin and slightly powdery, adding up as a different though very elegant scent. Still connected to the original while distinct enough to deserve a place, it is a wonderful chypre and a very good ingredient quality one.

It is this cuter version that I go for in the privacy of my home or when I'm going to be among friends. The darker and stronger original fits better working days. Maybe the original is like a perfectly engraved heraldic detail on an armour versus the pretty and detailed embroidery work on the shirt under it which this version can be thought of as.
Bottle 7.5/10 Sillage 7.5/10 Longevity 7.5/10 Scent 7.0/10
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No improvement
I have to warn you about one thing here: This scent is not worth the hunt if you expect something very different from the original formula. You will enjoy the new edition if you're a perfume vessel collector (lovely bottle indeed), but if it is the sheer fragrance you are after I can tell you that the original formula is much better! This stuff doesn't break new ground, it comes with a slightly toned-down rose and a softer patchouli than the original. The new perfume is a warm and enigmatic scent, quite good if you don't know the original, but not really necessary.

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