The narcissus flower is nature’s narcotic. Worshipped by the ancients, it is an intoxicating, overpowering scent in concentration and in excess can be deleteriou…
Source: WHITE NARCISSUS : : : NARCISSE BLANC by CARON (1927)
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Like you, I own the extrait and I really have to be in the mood for wearing it. It’s so incredibly unknown…like the ugly stepsister to Narcisse Noir (which to me smells like a burning hair perm). The initial rush of the opening is incredible on Blanc, but as it wears, it becomes almost heavy. Maybe I need to wear it for Easter??!
I also always thought Blanc was heavy. And Noir – a ‘burning hair perm’? Hilarious. I must admit I can’t carry it off myself, but I find there is nothing else like it on the right person.
Wow! Sounds like dangerous, intense stuff. Thanks for sharing this with us. R
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