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Bois de Violette  Eau de Parfum by  Serge Lutens

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Bois de Violette

Eau de Parfum

by Serge Lutens

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Mysterious violet from a dark forest, insolent and sensual, Bois de Violette is the most luxurious violet fragrance that we have ever encountered. You won’t find here lady-like powderiness and dainty sweetness of typical violet fragrances. This violet is not a demure Victorian beauty. It is a sultry enchantress, a forest nymph, a wild and dangerous seductress. Bois de Violette is also one of the softest and most feminine woody scents: the subtly candied cedar note here is buttery and supple, an enveloping, comforting note whose gentleness provides a charming balance to the come-hither aroma of violets. One of the greatest fragrances of all time, a modern masterpiece!
Bois de Violette Notes
cedarwood, violet leaves, flowers
Christopher Sheldrake1992France
Bois de Violette - 50ml
  $200 50ml
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Being a fervent violet lover, I had to get my hands on a sample of this. Unfortunately, I found it to be a somewhat dreary and forgettable incarnation of my favorite purple friend. This is more of a dry violet, displaying some of its green characteristics. I didn't find it especially sweet on my skin, except perhaps a tiny bit at the tail end of the dry down. Cedar, another favorite note of mine, didn't really do much to make itself known in this instance. I found that the two notes never really found their voices, and I got a rather mediocre impression of both as they struggled to hide behind eachother. In the race for loveliest violet, this one barely takes the bronze.
By M. Gallegos - Illustrator from NYC on 2/13/2012
I quite fancy the smell of violets, so I was terribly excited to try Bois de Violette. I'm so glad that I did before paying the exorbitant price. There is some sickening sweet (and I love sweet scents) component in this and in Bois et Fruits that I cannot tolerate. I'll try this one more time, but right now I'm very disappointed.
By Victoria on 5/5/2011
A bit sweet. Lots of violets. Good quality cedar. Dry woods with violets. Not powdery at all.
By Anonymous on 4/9/2009
I swear, wearing this scent for the first time it's as if someone has just kissed my neck. Uncanny. It switches back and forth, back and forth between parma violets: purplish, candy sweet, and deliciously artificial- and the real thing: muscular dark wood yielding rainy petals, green leaves. Settles powdery sweet on my skin, but on clothes/hair retains it's tangy, pupil-dilating kick.
By Anonymous, London - from London on 3/10/2009
Do you like violets? I've been a big violet fan ever since the 2005 release of Thierry Mugler's Angel Violet. Before that, I really didn't understand the scent. Too artsy, too intellectual. It was Angel Violet where the gourmand notes' presence became more apparent. I think Bois de Violette is an undisputed masterpiece. It's an epic meditation on intangibility. At the same time, it deepens and enriches the meaning of the preceding Serge Lutens fragrances. Smell the the brilliant blend of violets and cedarwood. You can practically smell every nuance of every petal that was used. In terms of aromatic craftsmanship, the sheer olfactory pleasure, this perfume hits a new peak of professionalism. This is Bois de Violette, a great, great fragrance, a personal favorite.
By Anonymous - Slow Cookin the Beans from Bean Town on 1/17/2009
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