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Monday, April 29, 2013

Folie de Minuit by Lanier c1952

Folie de Minuit was launched in 1952 by Lanier.

The New Yorker, 1958:
"Folie de Minuit de Lanier, "the $50 per ounce priceless perfume."

So what does it smell like? It is classified as a woody-mossy-leafy chypre fragrance for women. I have no official notes so I will use a vintage perfume nip and tell you what I can detect.

  • Top notes: aldehydes, bergamot and geranium
  • Middle notes: orris, labdanum
  • Base notes: oak moss, sandalwood, patchouli, ambergris, musk, vetiver, cedar

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