Got all that? (If there's also a sexual double-entendre in the name or concept, as there often is for Etat Libre, I may be missing it.) So, what do we have inside the bottle? Bijou Romantique is a rich, feminine, oriental fragrance that feels, dare I say it, almost classical. Overall, the...

Etat Libre d'Orange Noël au Balcon sells for $80 (50 ml); for purchasing information, see Etat Libre d'Orange under Perfume Houses .

The Afternoon of a Faun is not strange or quirky but it's beautifully composed and, to me, addictive (and my favorite perfume from Etat Libre d'Orange...as of today). My only warning would be: you must love immortelle to appreciate it. Etat Libre d'Orange The Afternoon of a Faun Eau de...

UK retailer Nkd Man ("an online grooming store, providing the very best in men's shave, skin, body, hair and fragrance products from the very best brands from around the world") is carrying a new limited edition preview of Etat Libre d'Orange Archives 69: This 100ml bottle is an official...

Etat Libre d'Orange Archives 69 is available as 50 ml Eau de Parfum ($99). For purchasing information, see the listing for Etat Libre d'Orange under Perfume Houses.

Etat Libre d'Orange Malaise of the 1970s is available now at Escentual or Nkdman in the UK, in 50 ml Eau de Parfum, £53. (quote via escentual)

Etat Libre d'Orange Fils de Dieu and Bijou Romantique are available now at the Etat Libre d'Orange webshop, in 50 ml Eau de Parfum. (via etatlibredorange)

Etat Libre d'Orange Jasmin et Cigarette features notes of jasmine absolute, tobacco, hay, apricot, tonka bean, tumeric, cedar and musk. It can be found in 50 ml Eau de Parfum, $80. For buying information, see the listing for Etat Libre d'Orange under Perfume Houses. 1. My purgatory basket...

Next up from French niche line Etat Libre d'Orange : Archives 69, named for the brand's street address in Paris. The tag line: The Illusion of Sex. Archives 69 was developed by perfumer Christine Nagel ; the notes include mandarin, pink pepper, pepper leaves, orchid, plum, incense, camphor,...

Though I've been intrigued by many Etat Libre d'Orange perfume descriptions, I've not had any luck with the fragrances. The perfumes are usually rather mild compared to their PR claims, names and artwork. On its packaging, Je suis un Homme features a handgun with the barrel in the shape of a...

 

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