Guerlain Vol De Nuit Eau De Toilette (Vtg.)

I suppose it sounds very predictable but really this late 1990’s/early 00’s Guerlain Vol De Nuit Eau De Toilette is like the parfum but just lighter. It might have a certain effervescent, gin & tonic-like quality that the extrait lacks but otherwise I don’t necessarily think it’s all that different…

Well, except for one thing. The pure parfum lasts longer and projects a bit more and of course has a certain depth and earthiness. …I just made the mistake of wearing this edt in frigid weather and it wasn’t appropriate. The slightly chilly quality of Vol De Nuit edt in our artic, nostril burning air was sickeningly refreshing, if that’s possible.

Someday in the summer I’ll take this bottle Vol De Nuit on a warm day and relish wearing it. Perhaps I’ll even edit this post then…

Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Pamplelune Eau De Toilette

Almost two years ago I bought this Guerlain classic from Macy’s. But, I vaguely recall it from my adolescence.

It’s such a clean, late-1990’s-aesthetic perfume. Such an airy, ozonic, aquatic, sleek, elegant Guerlain. It’s the epitome of genre perfection if the Aqua Allegoria line has an overall olfactory goal and running theme.

The note of grapefruit of course takes center stage. But the other notes of lemon, bergamot, patchouli, sandalwood and vanilla as arranged by Jean Paul Guerlain and Mathilde Laurent are sublime of course as well.

Actually, the entire presentation and experience of wearing Pamplelune is one of timeless, chic, pretty-person fun. Certainly recommended.