AND HER TINY MOUTH PUKED: : ::: : : : : : POUPEE…………………………by ROCHAS

4A3A0AB9-081A-40BE-BE16-2126B26CA045.jpegIt’s a dark rainy day so indulge me

The Black Narcissus

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Poupee was a peculiar little oddity that was released and quickly disappeared by the house of Rochas in 2004.

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Liking the bottle and the box one day when coming across it browsing in the cheap-end bargain bin perfume section of some Japanese supermarket, I just couldn’t help reaching into my pocket, unsmelled, and buying it (that textural, felt orange flacon cap is really quite appealing to me). I also bought another one for my friend Claire just for good measure (‘Thanks for the er…….bizarre and insane little perfume’, I think she wrote in a letter sent sometime afterwards…..’I wasn’t quite sure what to make of it’.)

Neither were most people, apparently. Failing on the US market immediately because of the name (no-one seemed to know that it signified doll, and imagined instead that it evoked something more akin to ‘droppings’ or ‘doo-doo’),   this sweet, and pink-laced little creation was…

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