Sung 


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 her dresser in my early childhood. I remember always being curious and smelling it occasionally…

Top notes: lemon, bergamot, ylang ylang, hiacynth, galbanum, mandarin orange, and orange.  Middle notes: carnation, iris, rose, orchid, lily-of-the-valley, rose, and osmanthus.  Base notes: vanilla, amber, vetiver, oakmoss, musk, orange blossom and sandalwood.  

Shi

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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.  Base notes: musk and birch leaf.

Nose: Ilias Ermenidis