Rue des Lilas 2011

Rue des Lilas by Phaedon
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Rue des Lilas is a popular perfume by Phaedon for women and men and was released in 2011. The scent is floral-fresh. It is still available to purchase. Pronunciation
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Fragrance Notes

LilacLilac
Lily of the valleyLily of the valley
MuskMusk
Brazilian rosewoodBrazilian rosewood

Ratings

Scent

7.651 Ratings

Longevity

6.743 Ratings

Sillage

6.541 Ratings

Bottle

7.041 Ratings
Submitted by Kankuro, last update on 01.07.2021.

Interesting Facts

In 2016, the scent was re-released as a limited edition.
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Piercing and powdery
Growing up in the northern outskirts of Europe granted me a childhood with not to many spring blossoms, especially not spring blossoms with prominent scent. Lilacs was one of few. Maybe that´s why I haven´t found a single perfume with obvious lilac note that I really like and care for. This far, nothing have come close to the real thing, the lilacs blossoming in my grand mothers garden close to the northern polar circle.

Until I tried Rue de Lilacs that is. Rue de Lilac is the first lilac heacy fragrance that reaches and acyually also manage to touch my heart. The opening is a masterpeice in fragile beauty. Piercingly high tuned lilacs underscored with some aldehydes and also a dash of tart citrus. The opening is somehow creating the feeling of lilacs blossoming in the last snow fall for the season. (Which is absolutly possible where i come from)

After a short while softer notes of lily-of-the-vallet chimes in, deepens the experiences, making it soft and caressing, but still with that piercing emotion in the background. Piercing and powdery at the same time, that´s not bad, I have for sure not encountered that in many perfumes. This way of handling lilac note makes Rue de Lilacs a modern lilac scent, suitable for a wide (but somewhat romantic) audience. Rue de Lilas is a must try if you still haven´t found a lilac scent that you like (or love), and for lovers of lilac it could very well become a wlecome addition to other lilac scents.

I feel totally comfortable when I wear this, and I can see myself buying a FB of it or at least a split (anyone interested???). Lasting powers isn´t that amazing, but decent enough, after all it´s only an eau de toilette.
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