Le Labo’s Limette 37 (2013)

© Victor Wong
© Victor Wong

Moody Citrus

“Limette 37 is an olfactive roller coaster, mingling an impression of cleanliness, freshness and well-being with that definite feeling that you are smelling special.”, says Le Labo’s website. I wish I can write b.s. like this.

Nothing “roller coaster” like they suggest, but to me it’s like riding a lawnmower on a golf course under a grey sky – a smooth ride with a great view, but feeling a little bit melancholic. Initially I thought Limette 37 was a cologne, but after wearing it a few times, it is a woody oriental perfume. The base notes have tonka beans and vetiver. How strange. It’s one of the perfumes that I’ve slowly grown fond of.

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Author: Victor Wong

A perfume lover - niche, designer, modern, vintage, I love them all. I am also the owner of Zoologist Perfumes, a small Canadian perfume house. Please visit www.zoologistperfumes.com or www.facebook.com/zoologistperfumes for more info!

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