Spicy lily-of-the-valley and carnation are flanked by bright citrus notes (Alfred Sung 1986).  Into the drydown a musky, amber vanillic warmth becomes ever more opulent. Other florals are green, dense and yet watery… It’s a very 80’s scent, and a pretty one.  My Grandma Adeline had a box of this and Giorgio Beverly Hills on…


An elegant water lily is strong and fresh in Shi (Alfred Sung 2000).  It is framed beautifully by citrus, and a crystalline orange blossom.  Into the drydown a watery musk and a subtle birch leaf bring a quiet, graceful beauty. Top notes: rice leaf, mandarin orange, and water lily.  Middle notes: orange blossom and frangipani….