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3.6/5
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5.0
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a month ago

Another beautiful classic perfume. I love that it is not only beautiful but it does not smell like anything that is current today. I do not see this as an old-fashioned or old lady fragrance. It...

About reviewer (8 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairRed

EyesBlue



5.0
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6 months ago

The current Private Collection available is actually 'Eau de Private Collection' and is still gorgeous. I have had the vintage one and now have this current one and they don't differ much. Maybe...

About reviewer (26 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinNormal, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesOther


5.0
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8 years ago

Private Collection is a most delicious, enticing, voluptuous, sexy, ELEGANT, and strong (think character) scents that I have ever smelt. It was my signature fragrance in the 1980s, and I have never...

About reviewer (118 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinOther, Other, Not Sure

HairOther, Other, Other

EyesOther


4.0
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8 years ago

I had a small bottle of this years ago and loved it, but moved on. Perhaps too young for it as well I was looking for something new and after using a sample of a Cristalle my taste for...

About reviewer (19 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinOther

HairOther

EyesOther


4.0
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8 years ago

A truly beautiful and unique perfume. Smells of jasmine and musk so not too floraly. You can wear it day or night - a true classic by Estée Lauder

About reviewer (11 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinOther, Other, Not Sure

HairOther, Other, Other

EyesOther


5.0
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8 years ago

my very first time to smell this clean, fresh and feminine fragrance which starts off with a blast which fades in such a short space of time to a floral skin scent which smells to me like it could...

About reviewer (78 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinOther, Other, Warm

HairOther, Other, Other

EyesOther


4.0
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9 years ago

I am shocked and surprised that i actually LIKE this old-school frag. And older lady in my office wears it (and a little goes a long way) and thus i have now tried it. I am getting a bottle for...

About reviewer (2544 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair, Cool

HairBrown, Wavy, Fine

EyesGreen


3.0
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9 years ago

EDIT: I wrote the rave review below before I bought the newest bottle of Private collection & got my heart broken. According to my batch number it's a 2015 batch. I am sorry to say that this former...

About reviewer (118 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinVery Dry, Dark, Warm

HairBlack, Kinky, Fine

EyesBlack


4.0
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9 years ago

PINE. Not the bottle in the picture above, but an older vintage frosted glass with plastic stopper (I have a mini). Beautiful unsweetened, but not bitter, natural pine fragrance that is a floral...

About reviewer (517 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Olive, Warm

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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10 years ago

I'm in love. I didn't expect to be but I am. Ever since my interest was peaked by the green and bitter top notes of Boadicea Delicate, which lovely MUAers in the fragrance forum suggested could be...

About reviewer (766 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairRed

EyesHazel


3.0
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11 years ago

In the mid-80's, receptionist Dot at my workplace wore Cinnabar EDP, almost exclusively -- it was her signature. We were all used to the considerable clout of her strong oriental perfume. We...

About reviewer (285 reviews)

Age

SkinNormal, Fair, Cool

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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11 years ago

When I was a child in the 70s and 80s Estee lauder was the epitome of class and also wealth . To say you used Estee Lauder Private Collection and Estee Lauder make up, meant you were definitely...

About reviewer (463 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Medium, Not Sure

HairOther, Other, Other

EyesOther


5.0
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11 years ago

Love this fragrance. I have worn it since I was 20 (off and on). I did however get a strange look from a person selling fragrance in the Duty Free shop at an airport for buying it for myself,...

About reviewer (4 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinNormal, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Other, Medium

EyesBlue


5.0
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12 years ago

One word "Heavinly" , this is how heaven would smell like to me .. sillage is outstanding too , i can smell myself even the next day ! what more could any one ask for more in a perfume . Only...

About reviewer (38 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinSensitive, Tan

HairBrown

EyesBrown


5.0
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12 years ago

I wore Private Collection every day throughout most of my 20s. I kept myself in this fragrance when I barely had money for food, such was it's lush and heavenly appeal. Men I didn't know would...

About reviewer (43 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinDry, Other, Neutral

HairRed, Other, Other

EyesBrown


1.0
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13 years ago

Again goodness for department store testers. I have been looking for a honeysuckle fragrance after walking in the woods during springtime and when doing research this popped up. The only thing I...

About reviewer (35 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBlond

EyesBlue


5.0
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13 years ago

Imagine that you uprooted a bushel's worth of assorted weeds from a sprawling garden and ran them through an industrial-sized blender-- leaves, stems, twigs, roots, and all, with lots of damp earth...

About reviewer (135 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Other, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesOther


2.0
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13 years ago

Top Notes * Honeysuckle * Jasmine * Citrus Middle Notes * Orange Flower * Ylang-Ylang * Coriander Base Notes * Sandalwood * Patchouli

About reviewer (425 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrown, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBlue


5.0
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13 years ago

Galbanum this bold and green, at an intensity (one spritz clears a room) I've only seen matched by Vent Vert, has a harsh beauty which I love. Private Collection seems to pick up where White Linen...

About reviewer (114 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinSensitive, Fair-Medium, Cool

HairBlack, Wavy, Medium

EyesBrown


2.0
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13 years ago

I'd been looking forward to trying this for a while. It turned out to be a 'most unusual' smell on my skin of overwhelming jasmine sitting on a bed of flower stem sap :(

About reviewer (104 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrown, Other, Other

EyesBlue