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Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Place Rouge by Guerlain c2013

Place Rouge by Guerlain: launched in 2013. Created by Thierry Wasser. Limited edition released commemorating the 120th anniversary of the Russian department store Glavnyi Universalnyi Magazin (GUM) located in Moscow's Red Square. The perfume's name is named after it's location, Place Rouge (Red Square).


Fragrance Composition:


So what does it smell like? It is classified as a floral amber musk fragrance for women. Like the electrically charged atmosphere of a thunderstorm, dark, pregnant clouds releasing little droplets onto a bracing herb garden dotted with fresh violets and sweet heliotrope, but with ambery notes on an earthy, yet gourmand base. This perfume is actually a reissue of Guerlain's 2007 limited edition fragrance Quand Vient la Pluie.
  • Top notes: orange blossom, neroli, bergamot and rosemary
  • Middle notes: jasmine, violet and heliotrope
  • Base notes: cinnamon, orris, amber, gourmand praline notes, vanilla, white musk and patchouli


Bottle:


Available as:
  • 100 ml numbered bee bottle with a decorative red bow taken from the special Cour des Senteurs Versailles edition. Retail price: 350 €, for sale exclusively at the GUM department store.






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