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Thumbs Up M by Puredistance (2010) is an interesting phenomenon. Perfumer Roja Dove was starting to make more of a name for himself at the time of this fragrance’s release, having also assisted in the re-creation of Houbigant Fougère Royale (1882) alongside Rodrigo Flores-Roux in 2010. M is the first masculine fragrance for Puredistance, a… Read more
Thumbs Up Me de Morabito (1989) is actually not a perfume by Pascal Morabito, although you might as well say it’s all in the family because the house of Morabito had by then co-opted the squared font-type for their logo that prodigal son Pascal Morabito used for his spin-off design house back in the 70’s.… Read more
Neutral John Varvatos XX Artisan (2020) doesn’t really smell like a true part of the contiguous Artisan (2009) line, but rather more like an unused formula for something else dressed up in Artisan wicker and slapped with the same XX anniversary trappings as John Varvatos XX (2020) of the same year. I’m not saying this… Read more
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