Apercu

Houbigant

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4.9

7 reviews

85%
would repurchase
4.4/5
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Reviews

Reviews


4.0
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12 years ago

I'm giving this a four in deference to the fact that I've just now realized that I'm not a chypre fan and this is definitely a chypre. It's soft, old style and definitely vintage. (My sample is...

About reviewer (1726 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Other, Fine

EyesBrown



5.0
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14 years ago

I fell in love with this perfume immediately and in rather a short time fell equally out of love with it, seemed too heavy and cloying all of a sudden. I had a pang of guilt this week and thought I...

About reviewer (107 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination

HairBrunette

EyesGreen


5.0
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14 years ago

Apercu is such an extravagant and warm chypre. It does remind me of holidays like what other reviewers noted here. It doesn't turn old and musty on me like what Y (by YSL) did. It's quite pricey...

About reviewer (22 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Tan, Warm

HairBlack, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlack


5.0
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15 years ago

Many thanks to the lovely and gracious Thisbe for supplying me with a sample of Aperçu. After trying the sample, I knew I'd have to own a full bottle (naturally :D ). The opening of Aperçu is...

About reviewer (124 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOther, Other, Not Sure

HairOther, Other, Other

EyesOther


5.0
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16 years ago

Oh, I loved this from the moment I spritzed it on! (I'm sampling the EdP.) I agree with previous reviewers that it's rich but not heavy, and develops marvelously. Bergamot, neroli, and lemon in...

About reviewer (354 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesHazel


5.0
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16 years ago

Beware: this is one of those "big girl" perfumes. People who wear only "girly" scents might want to run away from Aperçu, and requires some patience to allow it to develop. If you thrill at the...

About reviewer (410 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination

HairBrunette

EyesHazel


5.0
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17 years ago

Described as a chypre with top notes of bergamot, neroli, jasmine, tuberose, lemon, green leaf, heart notes of bois de rose, geranium, cimmanon bark, and ylang-ylang on a base of vetivet,...

About reviewer (297 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBrown

EyesBlue



4.0
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12 years ago

I'm giving this a four in deference to the fact that I've just now realized that I'm not a chypre fan and this is definitely a chypre. It's soft, old style and definitely vintage. (My sample is...

About reviewer (1726 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Other, Fine

EyesBrown



5.0
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14 years ago

I fell in love with this perfume immediately and in rather a short time fell equally out of love with it, seemed too heavy and cloying all of a sudden. I had a pang of guilt this week and thought I...

About reviewer (107 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination

HairBrunette

EyesGreen


5.0
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14 years ago

Apercu is such an extravagant and warm chypre. It does remind me of holidays like what other reviewers noted here. It doesn't turn old and musty on me like what Y (by YSL) did. It's quite pricey...

About reviewer (22 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Tan, Warm

HairBlack, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlack


5.0
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15 years ago

Many thanks to the lovely and gracious Thisbe for supplying me with a sample of Aperçu. After trying the sample, I knew I'd have to own a full bottle (naturally :D ). The opening of Aperçu is...

About reviewer (124 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOther, Other, Not Sure

HairOther, Other, Other

EyesOther


5.0
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16 years ago

Oh, I loved this from the moment I spritzed it on! (I'm sampling the EdP.) I agree with previous reviewers that it's rich but not heavy, and develops marvelously. Bergamot, neroli, and lemon in...

About reviewer (354 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesHazel




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