Putain des Palaces by Etat Libre d’Orange
Key Notes of Putain des Palaces
What Does Putain des Palaces Smell Like
Putain des Palaces by Etat Libre d'Orange begins with a zesty push of mandarin orange and a sharp bite of ginger for a surprisingly spicy kick, acting as a vivacious awakening to the senses. This initial hit is accompanied by a hint of sweet raspberry, lending a soft, fruity touch that complements the heat of the ginger.
As the perfume settles, the floral heart becomes more noticeable. A modest, earthy rose emerges, closely followed by the powdery undertones of iris and a whisper of geranium, creating a floral marriage that is neither overwhelming nor underwhelming.
The perfume then unfolds into its base, revealing a backdrop of warm, creamy sandalwood that enhances its overall depth and complexity. The presence of musk adds a touch of sensuality, while the tonka bean imparts a hint of sweetness, rounding off the scent profile with a comforting, familiar note.
Putain des Palaces paints a picture of a woman who is not afraid of expressing herself, resulting in a fragrance that is both spicy and sweet, bold yet inviting. It is a complex blend of disparate notes that come together beautifully, creating a perfume that is as unconventional as it is irresistible.
Review of Putain des Palaces
Putain des Palaces by Etat Libre d'Orange is a perfume that exudes a certain charm, despite its bold name. This 2006 release primarily appeals to women, offering an immersive, sensory journey. The scent profile is a finely balanced art, with floral notes taking the lead, but not overpowering the powdery undertones. Subtle hints of leather add an earthy depth, while a gentle sweetness and a touch of spice round out the complex aroma. An intriguing animalistic element is woven into the scent, giving it an edge of the untamed and primal.
While it can be worn year-round, the perfume particularly shines in the cooler months of fall and spring. It is well suited for evening outings, adding a touch of mystery to the night, but also fits comfortably into a leisurely day. Despite its longevity, the perfume has moderate sillage, making it a good choice for those who prefer a more intimate scent cloud. It provides good value for the investment, aligning quality with affordability.
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