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Monday, February 11, 2013

Guet-Apens c1999

Guet-Apens: created in 1999 by Mathilde Laurent, as a limited edition.




Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It is classified as a chypre fruity fragrance for women.

  • Top notes: jasmine, tuberose, violet
  • Middle notes: peach, rose
  • Base notes: amber, musk, vetiver and vanilla


Bottle:


Presented in the 4 oz Lanterne flacon (eau de parfum).




Fate of the Fragrance:


Guet-Apens (discontinued), then reissued in 2002 as No.68 (discontinued), then reorchestrated and renamed Attrape Cœur in 2005 (discontinued) , then renamed and relaunched as Vol de Nuit Evasion in 2007 (discontinued), then launched again in 2014 as Royal Extract.



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