Thursday, July 23, 2009

Jean Paul Gaultier Fleur du Mâle




Jean Paul Gaultier Fleur du Mâle - the name of this decadently floral fragrance for Men is a play on Les Fleurs du mal (often translated The Flowers of Evil), a volume of French poetry by Charles Baudelaire (source: Basenotes). I wasn't expecting a typical "masculine" accord in this scent, more like a gloriously heady hermaphrodite flower such as lily or rose, but I was still surprised by its profound sweetness, intensity, richness and powdery depth...

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