Hauts Bijoux

hauts bijoux edgyA tropical princess perfume that opens with lemon, mango and black currants, in that order.
Sparkly and undeniably expensive, no artificial aftertaste as the hyacinths start to bloom a half hour in.
After another thirty minutes, the flowers dry to woodsy autumn amber and the mango pushes through again, with a pleasant tart bite.

But it’s gone in less than two hours, and somehow I’m aware of the cost–like I’m wearing a borrowed necklace–and at roughly fifty cents a spray, that’s “high jewels” indeed.

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