Posts tagged Reformulation
Fragrance Review - Yves Saint Laurent Pour Homme

Yves Saint Laurent Pour Homme was the first mens fragrance launched by the house back in 1971. Wanting to challenge the traditional notions of masculinity, Yves Saint Laurent chose to pose nude for the advertising campaign. Magnum photographer Jeanloup Sieff shot 14 images of the iconic designer sitting on leather cushions wearing nothing but his eye glasses. All this coincided with Saint Laurent’s unveiling of his 1940’s collection, which shocked the fashion world and probably paved the way for many of todays designers.

A complete blind buy from TK Maxx for a super bargain price, all I had to go by were the notes. On this occasion, the notes are actually stamped onto the side of the bottle, which is the first time I’ve seen that. Being a fragrance from 47 years ago, Yves Saint Laurent Pour Homme has undoubtedly had reformulations, although I don’t know how many or when, let alone how close to the original this current iteration is. It’s definitely had some presentation changes over the years, however.

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Fragrance Review - Paco Rabanne Invictus Aqua

I bought Paco Rabanne's Invictus Aqua at Heathrow Airport before my trip to Miami. I spent a good couple of hours trying out all the fragrances, much to the annoyance of my travel partner, Bang on Style.

I wanted something to wear at the beach in Miami, in the hot weather, surrounded by palm trees. I was still a little unsure about what notes I specifically liked at the time, and didn't really know too much about the different categories of fragrances. Thanks to Debs, after much deliberation, I did settle on Invictus Aqua.

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