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  • noun Any of several perfumes having a citrus top note and woody base notes

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  • Also in 2003, and this time classified as a Chypre-Floral – Escada Magnetism.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Also in 2003, and this time classified as a Chypre-Floral – Escada Magnetism.

    The Dawn of Pink Chypres

  • (Legions of perfumes were named simply "Chypre" in the wake of Coty's great 1913 scent, and virtually all of them are gone now.)

    Perfume-Smellin' Things Perfume Blog

  • Napoleon had his eau de violet; Cary Grant was never without his zippy, elegant Acqua di Parma; Clark Gable liked his the straight-up and tart Coty 's Chypre; Charlie Chaplin favored Guerlain' s complex, smoky Mitsouko.

    Slap On Some Sexy

  • Instead, all I got was a thin layer of a vague woody-synthetic mixture of vetiver and patchouli that have been stripped down to their minimum representation – thus lacking any of the earthy foundation that makes a Chypre perfume so alluring and timeless.

    31 Rue Cambon

  • Chypre, after all, the epitome of urban chic born of the chaos of nature.

    31 Rue Cambon

  • BTW i love Tauer Un Rose Chypre, that one is definitely on my top 10 list but so is Chanel Beige, its rare that a Chanel works for me...this one did.

    Top 10 Summer Perfumes and a Prize Draw

  • Instead, all I got was a thin layer of a vague woody-synthetic mixture of vetiver and patchouli that have been stripped down to their minimum representation – thus lacking any of the earthy foundation that makes a Chypre perfume so alluring and timeless.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • I am *so* looking forward to the release of his Rose Chypre.

    Midnight at the Oasis: Tauer Perfumes L’Air du Desert Marocain

  • And when I wear Chypre Fruité, I am back in Paris again in my Chanel suit...

    Interview with Lianne Tio

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