Whether you know a lot or a little, want to learn, are a long time user, new user, perfumer, non-commercial blogger, or reviewer -- you are welcome. If the original is tinted in dark greens, rich browns and ochre, the new one is grayish-brown. I have never smelled older versions, so have nothing to compare my bottle to, but have read here and there that the zebra boxes had older formulations. The character of Jicky is driven by the effervescent, aromatic note—lavender, bergamot, thyme, rosemary—set against musk, civet and vanilla. December 18, 2010 at 9:46am Victoria: Cooper I believe that they still come in zebra print boxes, but if you bought your bottles several years ago, it is still better than the current version.
I think the only source of it may be vintage stock on ebay. Perfumes and Colognes Magazine, Perfume Reviews and Online Community--Fragrantica. Would it be possible to get advice on the updated vol du nuit extrait and the nahema extrait? The fragrance smelled not of a shadow in the water as its name would be translated from French but of digging in a garden in the dog days of summer, hands in the dirt around a rose bush, with a heat haze dragging the bitter, earthy and resinous smell of tomato leaf through the thick air. If you experience any of this, you're in the right place! December 18, 2010 at 9:48am Flora: Oh dear, this is not good news — they messed with Jicky that much?! And yes, you are definitely right, the base is where I see the most differences. Ah, the beautiful Mitsouko, over the reformulation of which so much ink was spilled. One of the most successful was Parfums International and Elizabeth Taylor. By contrast, the drydowns of the Eau de toilette and the Eau de parfum are more animalic and darker.
Poison, like Giorgio Beverly Hills, had as many vocal fans as it did vehement opponents. The New York Times actually refused to run the ads saying that they were sexist and in poor taste. The sillage is good, but the fragrance is not as radiant as it used to be. Despite this dampening, the nudity in Calvin Klein fragrance ads set new boundaries. It has the character of the original, with the dark, rich, oriental accord still intact. Given the new restrictions on the material, I can only imagine what an impossible task this reformulation might be.
It was the decade of the Yuppie and the Me Generation - earning and spending more and more money. In the late 1980s Glam Metal became the largest, most commercially successful brand of music in the U. If you try wearing this as a fragrance now, you will be sorely disappointed in the longevity. I gave her some vintage Jicky to smell, and while she did not like it either, she admitted that it had more character and that she could see why Brik would have chosen it. Overall they smell wonderful and are in excellent condition.
One of the great moments of my life as a perfumista was a 45 minute consultation with Mme Delacourte; I left with a personally engraved bottle of Sous le Vent. It is thinner, but overall, it is a good reformulation. Questioning whether the fragrance you bought is legit? Year Name Company Perfumer Authority 14th Century Anonymous 1709 Farina Eau de Cologne 1685-1766 1772 Number Six 1730-1777 1798 Eau de Lubin Pierre François Lubin 1803 4711 Kölnisch Wasser 1806 Jean Marie Farina Jean Marie Joseph Farina 1785-1864 1815 Freshman 1818 1818 1821 Lavender 1828 Pot Pourri 1840 Jockey Club 1792-1874 1850 Santal Imperial Creed for men 1853 Eau de Cologne Impériale Pierre-François-Pascal Guerlain 1862 Fantasia de Fleurs 1872 Hammam Bouquet 1875 Tabarome Collection Privée 1882 Fougère Royale 1885 Au Fil de l'Eau Guillaume-Louis Lenthéric 1889 Aimé Guerlain 1891 Flirt Émile Meyer c. The dark classical oakmoss that smells like ink stained woods and walnut shells is not present thanks to the new stringent regulations , but the dusky impression is mimicked by different woods, patchouli and new mossy aroma-materials. I have compared vintage vol de nuit extrait umbrella bottle in travel case to the current one availed this year , and to my uneducated nose, the opening is less rich, but the dry down is certainly very similar.
See my listings for more Vintage fragrance selection. Read and follow the Rules to avoid awkward post removals. It came in a zebra stripe box. I had a decant of Heritage, one of the most indulgent luxuries I've ever sniffed but when I twice purchased a bottle from the grey market in an attempt to be cheap, they turned out very lackluster and 'off' or 'stale' smelling. The scent is still good and it smells wonderful. One of its oldest and still most popular women's perfumes is Jicky, said to be the first fragrance to combine both natural and synthetic ingredients, the latter creating its staying power. If you think we don't deserve it just let us know the reason before you leave feedback.
Also popular in the 1980s was the television talk show. Will try the other concentrations later. He made the first Oriental fragrance as well. Surely the City of Light is scented exactly like this, is it not? Perfumes and Colognes Magazine, Perfume Reviews and Online Community--Fragrantica. It is not meanstto be smelled on test strips.
September 8, 2014 at 4:44pm JulienFromDijon: Hi Vica! I relied on testers at Bergdorf Goodman, which were full and fresh. Designer scents were the thing in the 80s. If your post complies with Community Rules, the AutoMod may have flagged your post as from a new user or one with negative karma. Please wait awhile, be patient, and don't resubmit. The lush floral accord of rose, ylang ylang and jasmine has the same complexity and dramatic aura as that of my mid 1980s parfum.
Its seductive, voluptuous character is still intact. The two shocking 2010 liftings I am mostly aware of: Shalimar and Jicky. One was my grandmother, who introduced me to the wonders of. Not characteristic of them at all. Initially, it is quite lovely with its peachy, spicy-anisic top, but the main differences are obvious in the drydown, where the absence of dark oakmoss renders the base thin.
The herbal facet in the parfum was always a bit more dimmed, but not as much as what I found in the current version. The drydown is a bit flat, heavy on vanilla and almond scented coumarin, rather than woods. I suspect that many folks here will associate it with older women in their lives. If so, some bottles must have some some air space to be filled and ship correctly without leaking or exploding. It is different from what it used to be, but I still like it. Cuttler 1973 Ciara 1974 Baby Soft 1974 Cristalle 1974 Eau de Guerlain 1974 1975 Zeste Mandarine Pamplemousse 1976 Gucci Pour Homme 1976 Lily of the Valley 1976 Violetta 1976 Z-14 Vincent Marsello 1978 Lauren 1977 Jean-Louis Sieuzac 1978 Anaïs Anaïs Raymond Chaillan, Roger Pellegrino 1978 Azzaro Pour Homme Gérard Anthony, Martin Heiddenreich, Richard Wirtz 1978 Bluebell Michael Pickthall 1978 Cinnabar Bernard Chant 1978 Magie Noire Gérard Goupy, Jean-Claude Niel 1978 White Linen 1979 Nahéma 1979 Eau d'Orange Verte Françoise Caron 1980 Ivoire Francis Camail 1980 Patou Pour Homme 1981 Pierre Bourdon 1981 Must de Cartier 1981 Nombre Noir Jean-Yves Leroy 1981 1981 Giorgio Group Work: M.