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Perfume Review: Gucci Guilty Absolute Pour Homme by Gucci

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Gucci Guilty Absolute Pour Homme ~ fragrance review

Gucci Guilty Absolute Pour Homme

There’s been lots of Internet chatter about Gucci Guilty Absolute Pour Homme1 (henceforth referred to as “Guilty Absolute”). Fragrance commenters on Basenotes are divided about Guilty Absolute’s aromas: “unexpected” (speedracer), “headache-inducing…engine oil” (Zgb), “an old pick-up my father owned” (odioustoilet) and “the smell of band-aids” (The_Cologneist).

Online reviews at Nordstrom couldn’t be more different in tone…

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Gucci Bloom ~ new perfume

Gucci Bloom

Gucci will launch Gucci Bloom, a new fragrance for women. Bloom is the brand’s first pillar fragrance designed under creative director Alessandro Michele…

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#GuiltyNotGuilty, Absolute

A short spot on “creating the bottle” for Gucci Guilty Absolute.
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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2017, part 2

More limited edition collector fragrance bottles, with the usual disclaimers: in most of these cases, the juice is unchanged, just the bottle is “special” (or not, as the case may be), and some of these may not be available in the US. Today’s post includes limited edition bottles from Hermès, Guerlain, Gucci and Acqua di Parma, plus a new concentration of Dior Poison Girl.

Hermès Terre d'Hermès edition H

From Hermès, the latest Flacon H edition of Terre d’Hermès. In 100 ml Eau de Toilette at Nocibe in France…

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Bamboo

Polina Oganicheva in an ad for Gucci Bamboo. You can see the original Gal Gadot ad here.
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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2017, part 1

More limited edition collector fragrance bottles, with the usual disclaimers: in most of these cases, the juice is unchanged, just the bottle is “special” (or not, as the case may be), and some of these may not be available in the US. Today’s post includes limited edition bottles from Guerlain, Acqua di Parma, Gucci, Giorgio Armani and Ariana Grande.

Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire

From Guerlain, La Petite Robe Noire in a limited edition series with 15 different Kuntzel + Deygas dresses in random boxes — you don’t know which dress you got until you open the box. Style #12 is shown above, you can see the rest below…

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Gucci Guilty Absolute Pour Homme ~ new fragrance

Gucci Guilty Absolute Pour Homme

Gucci will launch Gucci Guilty Absolute Pour Homme, a new flanker to 2011’s Gucci Guilty Pour Homme

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#GuiltyNotGuilty

Jared Leto, Julia Hafstrom and Vera Van Erp having “an intimate experience” (possibly NSFW) in Venice for the new Gucci Guilty campaign. This is the director’s cut (Glen Luchford) — if 2 1/2 minutes is more than you are willing to invest, the 30 second version is below the jump. (And if even 30 seconds is too much, the print ad is at the bottom of the post, and it pretty much sums up the whole thing.)

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2016, part 11

More limited edition collector fragrance bottles, with the usual disclaimers: in most of these cases, the juice is unchanged, just the bottle is “special” (or not, as the case may be), and some of these may not be available in the US. Today’s post includes limited edition solid perfume compacts from Estée Lauder, plus collector bottles from Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Guerlain.

Estee Lauder Owl and Turtle solid compacts

From Estée Lauder, two compacts created by luxury jewelry designer Monica Rich Kosann. At left, the Beautiful Wise Owl, and at right, the Pleasures Turtle Endurance (and see more here). £300 each at Harrods in the UK…

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