Enjoli 

This is super sharp at the start (Charles of the Ritz 1978). The aldehydes and florals, with a very clear orris root and hyacinth, are intensely green. Enjoli could be called soapy but it’s practically too soapy to be called soapy… It almost becomes something else in a very 1980’s way.  Almost medical?  Matter of…

Senchal

Sharp, sweet and beautifully musky, Senchal (Charles of the Ritz 1981) is a heavy scent.  It’s frothy and rich with a warm vetiver note that surfaces from a depth of spices, florals (particularly tuberose), aldehydes and a surprisingly elegant note of pineapple. It’s an interesting fragrance. It reminds me of a cross between a vintage…