Les Indémodables Fougere Emeraude & Cuir de Chine

Today’s further examination of Les Indémodables centers on Fougère Emeraude (hereinafter spelled without the accent) and Cuir de Chine. One is far more of an aromatic floral and a floral gourmand than an actual fougère, in my opinion, while the other is a lovely fruity osmanthus leather.

Individual photos: Les Indemodables. Collage: my own.

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Bortnikoff Sir Winston

As a tuberose lover, I was eager to try Bortnikoff‘s Sir Winston, a pure parfum whose notes included oud, ambergris, tobacco, and green tea. After trying it, I think you should not be misled by the name because, in my opinion, this is not a masculine fragrance focused on the many things associated with Sir Winston Churchill like, for example, cigars. Instead, it is a unisex, dense, candied floral vanilla amber gourmand dominated by tuberose and loads of real ambergris.

Photo: my own.

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Zoologist Bee & Zoologist Chipmunk

Hello everyone, happy end of the vile wretchedness that was 2021! I’ve done a lot of reviews on Twitter in the past 6-9 months and thought I would share here for those of you who avoid the site, starting with two fragrances I liked from Zoologist: Bee and Chipmunk.

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