Category: Laurent le Guernec

Bond no 9 Sag Harbor, 2012

Perfumer Laurent le Guernec I’ve sampled a couple dozen of the Bond no 9 perfumes.  There is a sameness to their mixed floral perfumes that concerns me.  They smell the same, yes.  That’s the subjective part.  But I recognize that I dislike their sweetened-floral fragrances in general, and I must question how this colors my judgement.  Dislike aside, to look…

Bond no 9 Park Avenue, 2003

Perfumer Laurent le Guernec The particular herbal/floral pose that Park Avenue strikes distinguishes it from other floral perfumes.  It doesn’t have a dark side as many of the classic florals do.  It also has a dryness that sets if well apart from the general contemporary trend of sweetened and thickened floral perfumes.  Chamomile is most often referred to as an…