Lumière (1984) Eau de Parfum

Version from 1984
Lumière (1984) (Eau de Parfum) by Rochas
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Lumière (1984) (Eau de Parfum) (Rochas)
Lumière (1984) (Eau de Parfum) (Rochas)
Lumière (1984) (Eau de Parfum) (Rochas)
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Lumière (1984) (Eau de Parfum) is a perfume by Rochas for women and was released in 1984. The scent is floral-chypre. The production was apparently discontinued.

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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesAldehydes, Bergamot, Fruits, Green leaves, Orange blossom, Violet
Heart Notes Heart NotesHoneysuckle, Hyacinth, Orris root, Jasmine, Lily-of-the-valley, Narcissus, Rose, Tuberose, Ylang-ylang
Base Notes Base NotesOakmoss, Musk, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Cedar

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Scent

7.2 (40 Ratings)

Longevity

7.6 (28 Ratings)

Sillage

7.1 (28 Ratings)

Bottle

7.8 (40 Ratings)
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Scent 4.0/10
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Light? Meh!
I love the new Lumiere, which is 80% Gres Cabaret to me. I just had to try the original, which so many pine for. I managed to buy a part bottle of the edp -- The purple Femme-silhouetted bottle, now with orange juice. My exhilaration of this find turned into Meh! on my first test.

If the new Lumiere is 80% Gres Cabaret, then the old Lumiere is 80% Madame Rochas.

The old Lumiere opens with a classic aldehyde blast, along the lines of Madame Rochas but not as shrill. The opening gives way to a nice floral green. Pretty & long-lasting, with the Spring bulbs (hyacinths and daffodils) taking the stage, but hardly unique. It does sweeten through the wear, but I don't get the glorious woods that others report. It dries down to a soapy muck that softly lingers. The EdP wears close to the skin but for 6-8 hours.

Overall, on my skin it's very much like Madame Rochas, which is not a surprise given the shared notes. Sometimes there is a reason a fragrance is reformulated. I would have to say Lumiere was reformulated because it's not luminated. Light? Meh!

On a *brighter* note, I tested Azuree on the other arm today while testing this one. Azuree *outshines* Lumiere.

Puns intended.

Dec
29
2010
Bottle 5.0/10 Sillage 10.0/10 Longevity 10.0/10 Scent 7.0/10
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Lumière
i think Aldehydes and Hyacith don't go
together in my opinion their to strong
of substance it's like a power keg going
off it just make me have a
headache but the drydown is nice smells
almost like Giorgio of Beverly Hills
but more heavier and with more Aldehydes

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