Il Mondi Odore Perfume Reviews

Il Mondi Odore Perfume Reviews

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Secretions Magnifiques by Etat Libre d'Orange

This 2006 release by Etat Libre d'Orange is only incendiary because what other house would financially back a "fragrance" that supposedly mimics the aroma of what a human torso secretes?

They get props for that.......and absolutely nothing else. I understand that there is a very small group of people who genuinely find arousal or some other form of pleasure as a result of the unpleasant odors that emanate from the human body. I have nothing to say to that except my happiness that none of them contribute to an aroma blog.

I find Secretions to be a gag-reflex conglomeration of stale body sweat and dried blood. It is vile and I would surely get as far away from someone as I could who smelled remotely similar. There's no more reviewing of this abomination. It smells very unpleasant...because it is.

It takes a large set of balls to put $$$ behind a sure-fire loser like this. It must be nice to have $$$ to burn.

6 comments:

  1. This is about the second worst-smelling fragrance I've experienced. The weird part? Some people say this smells like a nice floral. I don't get that...

    The first worst would be Musk Gazelle, which smells like dead raccoon. That's not an exaggeration, either, as I smelled Musk Gazelle first, then was later walking through the woods only to be hit with that smell and, low and behold, a fuzzy little corpse was "perfuming" the air just so.

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  2. No question this is horrid man. How anyone can process smelling this into something pleasurable is beyond me.

    I think I still have a tiny amount left of musk gazelle somewhere. I remember it being over the top barnyard....and quite possibly worse....lol

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  3. Mimi.....I can only pray the answer to that is NO !!!!!

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  4. The answer is yes! Disturbingly enough, there are a couple of guys ( and I think one woman? ) on Basenotes who own full bottles of this and wear it regularly. Luca Turin gives it five stars, if I remember.

    I honestly wouldn't wear something that 90% of people describe as the worst smelling fragrance ever, but I suppose given my mother's descriptions of two of my favorites as "used kitty litter" ( Caron's Acaciosa ) and "room-spray and bed-pans" ( Neil Morris' Gandhara ), I'm in no place to criticize!

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  5. You know, I keep forgetting to buy a damned sample from Luckyscent. Darn it- I will get to it one day soon....

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