Free but not Easy
There are enough contrasts in this skein of powdery Amber to give it bouyancy, even though it tends to be dry, but in practice it doesn’t quite work on me, my skin brings it out in a rather strange way.
I doubt Jean Kerléo meant this to slide off into some minor key, so I have to be
philosophic and say, I am for Ma Liberté – but – it isn’t for me.
State of Innocence
Fidji is a chypre in that pale green hue of the fifities. Banana yellow flowers and flaky salicylate give an old world innocence to this modest link between Ma Griffe and the seventies chypres. It doesn't call attention to itself, but when you do notice...
First isn't so much a pyramid as a Nile delta of notes, fanning out as it does from mandarin and peach to a multi layered masterpiece. It starts with a quote from Roudnitska's Femme, but any sense that it's an homage to Ellena's teacher is soon put aside....