A New Perfume I Like

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  1. jason_els

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    Flower Bomb by Viktor & Rolf. They sound like a couple of gay guys in an SNL parody but I really like the scent if the fold out in the Vanity Fair that Nick8 left at my house is anything to go by. It's really a very pleasant floral scent that's not harsh or musky in the least nor too sweet. I think it would make a great day perfume without being overwhelming. If you see it, or have tried it, let me know if you like it. Christmas is coming and all that.
     
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    Viktor & Rolf are quirky dutch designers. I sell this fragrance, it sells its self. Good choice.
     
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    I'll check it out, my partner nearly loves perfumes as much as I do and this does ound like omething he'd like. Most perfumes tend to be way too harsh on them, some of them only seem to get stronger!
     
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    This sounds up my alley. I love floral scents, but get bored easily. My favorite for a long time was Quel Ques Fleurs, but this afternoon, I went to wear it, and it struck me as cloyingly sweet. I ended up wearing Chocolate Amber, a much darker, less expensive, but (sadly) discontinued scent. Anyway, Jason, how does it compare to Quel Ques Fleurs? Do you know?
     
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    I can't say I know QQF at all. I'd say Flower Bomb's sort of a cross between Joy and Liz Claiborne. Not as musky as the former and not as sweet as the later, though definitely well-made and blended. Here are some notes from people who know more than I do from over at basenotes. One person compares it to Coco Madamoiselle and then claims you can't smell the tearose notes at all but that review is wrong. I very definitely smell them. She is right that's it's not cloyingly sweet.

    Usually floral perfumes, in my experience, are either too sweet or too musky or citrusy but what really struck me about this scent was that it misses all those and just seems floral without being too warm or too anything else. If I were a woman, I'd wear it during the day or even on fun evenings out when I'm not interested in seduction but still interested in being attractive. It seems like an easy scent for a woman to wear, get compliments on, without overshadowing the woman wearing it (like the infamous cubemate of mine who used to bathe with Opium soap.... dear God....). I have Happy for Men which my sister bought me and I use that sometimes, like during summer evening outdoor cocktail parties and the like and I'd think Flower Bomb would be perfect for that. I find it really interesting that a few reviewers mentioned that women seem indifferent to it but men all love it. I can definitely understand that because it's a very feminine scent which compliments the kind of femininity that men love. It's warm and a bit intoxicating. I'm very definitely buying it for my sister. She loves marcasite and exotic shawls and garnets and amber; the sort who goes to Crabtree & Evelyn and goes a bit nuts. This would suit her really well as it's youthful yet graceful and wholly charming.
     
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    ohhh, i will have to swing by the perfume dept. at macy's this week.
     
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    That'll teach me to leave old magazines in your living room.
     
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    it's ok nick, we all already knew you wanted that perfume first!
     
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    It was in the guest room.
     
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    I can't wait for the mall to open. I'm totally bored with all my perfume right now, and I'm definitely going to march into Macy's and find a new one while my husband is out of town!
     
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    I don't know where you live, but if you can find a J. Floris around, you might like Florissa. I discovered it ages ago and remember it very fondly. They will also blend a fragrance for you based upon your need and body chemistry. They're a good outfit.
     
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    There's one in my area code, so I assume they are in Miami. I will check them out soon. I have a few weeks to run this errand.
     
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    Any women going to try Vulva?? I like the idea of it but the vid is perved out.
    VULVA ORIGINAL
     
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    It's not a perfume. READ! It's not for women to wear (which seemed immediately obvious to me even without reading) but is for your own smelling pleasure. How did you ever think it was a perfume? Why would I spritz the juice from some other cunt all over myself? Do you want to walk around with a stranger's ball-sweat all over you?

     
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    I don't like most perfumes on a woman, but I'm a big fan of Demeter Fragrances. They have some great scents that can really set a mood.
     
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    Sometimes, I come to LPSG and I just gotta LOL.

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    No,you are correct. I have no excuses for not reading the site other than only looking at the video. Please accept my apology.
     
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    Now Flower Bomb is not exactly a new perfume. I first bought it about 2 or 3 years ago.
    Pretty expensive compared to other perfumes though. Even wayyyyyyy more expensive than all my favourite Armani perfumes.
    Why is it that perfumes for men are soooooooo much cheaper than the ones for women? :mad:
     
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