No. 22 (Repost)

Chanel No. 22 from the current Les Exclusifs De Chanel smells an incredible amount like its aldehydic, white floral, 1922 predecessor.  It’s lighter, a bit less complex perhaps and a lot more airy.  It’s also less mysterious… But it’s still an utterly fantastic fragrance.  Chanel No. 22 is my signature scent. As I’m writing thisContinue reading “No. 22 (Repost)”

Chanel No. 46 (Repost)

A deep, green, woody chypre with a brilliant amount of warm leafy loveliness, Chanel No. 46 (Chanel 1946) is rich and potent. A prominent bergamot, heady jasmine, charmingly complex orris root and a very vintage rose (almost reminiscent of Frederic Malle Lipstick Rose) create a multilayered and truly bewitching scent. And, there’s a dash of cuminContinue reading “Chanel No. 46 (Repost)”

1957

My long awaited bottle of Chanel 1957 (Chanel 2019) from Les Exclusifs de Chanel did not disappoint. No, indeed. It’s quickly becoming one of my top ten favorite Chanels. 1957 is slightly reminiscent a few other Chanels from Les Exclusifs de Chanel especially at the start. Jersey, the Eau de Cologne, Gardenia, No. 18 andContinue reading “1957”