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Jason Wu & Ralph Lauren Woman ~ perfume reviews

Reviews of two recent mainstream designer fragrances: Jason Wu Eau de Parfum and Ralph Lauren Woman. Do comment if you’ve tried either, or if you have tested any other recent mainstream designer fragrances that you’d like to tell us about.

Jason Wu Eau de Parfum

Jason Wu Eau de Parfum

Jason Wu’s eponymous scent is his first, and is meant to reflect the jasmine growing near his childhood home in Taiwan — a focus the designer chose after blind-smelling hundreds of raw materials with perfumer Frank Voelkl. Wu may have found his notes by trial and error, but he had a specific idea of what he wanted his fragrance to be like…

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Woman above all

Jessica Chastain for Ralph Lauren Woman.
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Woman by Ralph Lauren

A spot for Ralph Lauren Woman.
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Ralph Lauren Woman ~ new perfume

Ralph Lauren Woman

Ralph Lauren has launched Ralph Lauren Woman, a new fragrance…

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles (& some other stuff) 2017, part 8

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 special edition bottles from Sisley, Ralph Lauren, Yves Rocher and Jo Malone, plus a new Extrait concentration of Maison Francis Kurkdjian Oud Satin Mood.

Sisley Eau de Soir 2017

From Sisley, the latest collector bottle of Eau de Soir: “The 2017 edition of this eau de parfum comes in a black lacquered bottle and is punctuated with pretty star prints in commemoration of the label’s late founder, Hubert d’Ornano.” 100 ml Eau de Parfum for £195, at Selfridges in the UK…

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More red

Kenneth Guidroz for Ralph Lauren Polo Red Extreme.
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Ralph Lauren Polo Supreme Cashmere ~ new fragrance

Ralph Lauren Polo Supreme Cashmere

Ralph Lauren has launched Polo Supreme Cashmere, a new fragrance for men. Polo Supreme Cashmere follows Polo Supreme Oud and Polo Supreme Leather, both introduced in 2015…

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Ralph Lauren Polo Red Extreme ~ new fragrance

Ralph Lauren Polo Red Extreme

Ralph Lauren will launch Polo Red Extreme, a new flanker to 2013’s Polo Red. Polo Red Extreme follows 2015’s Polo Red Intense, and is geared towards a younger audience…

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2016, part 12

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 editions from Valentino, Azzedine Alaïa, Viktor & Rolf, Atkinsons and Ralph Lauren.

Valentino Donna Felt Collector's Bottle

From Valentino, Donna Eau de Parfum in the “Felt Collector’s Bottle” (although yes, it appears to be a felt collector’s box). “Adorned with felt fabric from the Valentino fashion collections for a sensual touch and an appealing look.” $130 for 100 ml at Bloomingdales

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Precision craftsmanship

A video for The Ralph Lauren Collection Fragrances.

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