Category: Lolita Lempicka

Lolita Lempicka L de Lolita, 2006

Frédéric Malle Musc Ravageur is the classic ‘whole lotta everything’ perfume. It’s an Aromatic Fougiental with gourmand tendencies. It doesn’t blend categories. It lumps them all together in the same bottle. Keeping the different genres at arms length from each other is a remarkable technical accomplishment. Unfortunately, it also leaves Musc Ravageur open to love/hate criticism. Fougère fans will find…

Lolita Lempicka by Lolita Lempicka, 1997

  Perfumer Annick Ménardo Lolita Lempicka is often identified as one of the post–Angel issue, the first of Angel’s progeny, many of which would follow.  Most of those would be defined as cotton candy + something loud, the ‘loud’ usually being a harsh floral note or an enormous but simple fruity note.  While this group of followers can be considered…

Lolita Lempicka Couture Black Eau de Minuit, 2011

Perfumer unknown. I don’t know any of the annual Lolita flankers except Midnight Couture.  I’m implicitly leery of flankers. The impetus for the flanker is marketing and sales, not quality, not artistry. Fortunately the original Lolita is a rich starting place for dynasty of flankers. Midnight Couture turns out to be an appealing version of the original. It stems from…