Rossiniopera
Rossiniopera

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RossinioperaRossiniopera 2 months ago
Nitchevo (Parfum de Toilette) - Juvena

Nitchevo (Parfum de Toilette) Earthy, animalic chypre
I wouldn't really call this a spicy-floral, as described above - to me it's more an earthy-animalic-leather-chypre. I find it quite dark, and the spiciness is coriander, typical chypre-style. Lots of castoreum, one of my favourite animalic...

RossinioperaRossiniopera 2 months ago
White Rose / 白薔薇 / Shirobara - Shiseido / 資生堂

White Rose / 白薔薇 / Shirobara Rose, rose and more rose...
I am testing a sample of the parfum version. Intense, wet, dewy, fresh-from-the-bush rose. If it's white or another colour, I cannot really tell. If you love rose perfumes and especially rose soliflores, you will probably love this....

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Le Mimosa Le Mimosa - Goutal - 25 days ago
6.5
Scent
Reminds me of a Swedish popcicle called X-15 that I used to love back in the 80s... fresh, juicy, sweet, but more fruity than mimosa-like.
On a bad day, it smells like Samsara with toothpaste. On a good day, it's like a cool, sweet and fresh drink with citrus, mint and vanilla.
7
Scent
8
Longevity
7
Sillage
7
Bottle
Underwhelmed by this. Not bad, but similar to other smoky vanillas from the same decade. Strong and long-lasting, but nothing unique.
8
Scent
7
Sillage
7
Bottle
Green, lemony, summer morning fresh. Cedar woody, gently animalic. High quality, unisex, hint-of-Diorella, chypre light-feeling. Delightful.
Deep, juicy, wine-like rose-patchouli chypre. A fine specimen of its genre, but you must like patchouli to enjoy this, and sadly I do not.
St. Tropez St. Tropez - Robertier - 7 months ago
From memory: a fresh, 70s-style aldehyde-rose-woody chypre à la Calandre and En Avril un soir.
7.5
Scent
8
Sillage
9
Bottle
Luscious, sweet and musky carnation with some sandalwood. Similar to New York, New York from same brand, but a little juicier, less dusty.
La Rose La Rose - Rochas - 8 months ago
I expected a dark rose on a heavy base, but found instead a very light, fresh pink rose. I'm surprised they made this back in 1949.
8.5
Scent
9
Longevity
9
Sillage
8
Bottle
Gorgeous woody-oriental with sweet beeswax, but the strong cedar note tends to get stuck in my throat and can sometimes be a challenge.
Cattleya Cattleya - Renoir - 8 months ago
7.5
Scent
7
Sillage
9
Bottle
Green, fleshy, almost tobacco-spicy orchid. Well-crafted and powerful, but not really a perfume that I am comfortable wearing.

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RossinioperaRossiniopera 3 months ago
Thank you, OPomone - yes, I do admire her very much :)
OPomoneOPomone 3 months ago
Joyce DiDonato as avatar?
Wow, that's a sure sign of fine operatic taste :-)
RossinioperaRossiniopera 7 months ago
Thank you, I'm happy to be here :)
DonVanVlietDonVanVliet 7 months ago
Hi and welcome to the greatest fragrance community on the planet ;-)