- Jan 21, 2006
Luckily owning quite a few bottles that look plain and/or unassuming from the outside while simultaneously having impressively good smelling contents, have quite a few to choose from if deciding to join the sync
Mine too. 10+ years old. Maybe 20ml left, not going to repurchase. It’s not that hateful, so I’m not going to use it as a shoe deodorant, but I am not as smitten as I was with the older version.I got one of those. It's one of the modern formulations unfortunately, I've been meaning to divest it off.
That's exactly how I feel of it. I also have a decant of an earlier formulation from the 1980s which smells completely different.Mine too. 10+ years old. Maybe 20ml left, not going to repurchase. It’s not that hateful, so I’m not going to use it as a shoe deodorant, but I am not as smitten as I was with the older version.
You are right, it's most probably a sewing model!Honestly a head could make the whole situation way worse I always thought these bottles looked like those figurines that tailors use.
Yikes! I think this is something Moschino would've done.Such a great entry to the theme, @donna255!
It's true, looks be damned, there's no worse fragrance bottle than the one you cannot even use to apply the fragrance that's in it. Functionality is where it's at.
Today I'm kind of pre-synching in Jean Paul Gaultier's Classique Eau Fraiche.
It's not ugly nor absolutely worth hiding in my eyes - but it is very pink and kinda tacky, and I do keep it hidden, hehe. Although it's also a little bit punk and very fun at the same time, so I kind of enjoy it, too!
It smells very tropical, very feminine and sweet - with a heavily sweetened lime/lemon cocktail opening and sweet tropical florals, and light vanilla. She is very fun indeed, this headless woman in a pink stripey dress.
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Haha yes, but the contents are divine! My bottle is the round one, which works a little better as a design imo.
I'm weirdly fond of the Escentric bottles, but I think they look better in the 100 ml version. It has a different sprayer and kind of works without a cap. The little bottles just look capless testers - not ideal.Haha yes, but the contents are divine! My bottle is the round one, which works a little better as a design imo.
I'd say these are pretty ugly, so they are tomorrow's contenders. Their contents, whilst not divine, are still much nicer than the packaging would indicate.
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This is just very ugly. I don't mind functional and simple, but c'mon. The sprayer doesn't even have a cap.
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This one is ugly, but also so completely alien to my usual aesthetic that it feels like an intruder on my shelf. A huge black brick that you could kill someone with, gold accents, and stuck-on rhinestones. And that decoration-thingy that's glued onto the bottle. And the name. I try not to look at it when I spray it.
I do like the artwork itself actually! To me it's the best part of the bottle, apart from the contents of course. I just don't dig the actual bottle shape and that it's all pinkI don't dig the bottles but I was referring to the artwork on the bottle. Who gave the green light for it? It better be a swan that can conjure up gold eggs.
Yes! They are positively flimsy. I love travelling with the 50ml though. Very easy to pack, but the base of the bottles should be heavier to be more stable.I really don't like the Serge Lutens bottles, I'm not referring to the bell jars but the tall skinny bottles. They seem very cumbersome and prone to falling over like dominos. I remember this one time at the Barneys New York department store that some of these were toppled over by accident. A few fell on the floor and shattered.
I do like the look of the skyscrapers (although to me the regular Serge Lutens bottles are the best looking and one of the prettiest bottles overall!), but they really don't look stable at all!I really don't like the Serge Lutens bottles, I'm not referring to the bell jars but the tall skinny bottles. They seem very cumbersome and prone to falling over like dominos. I remember this one time at the Barneys New York department store that some of these were toppled over by accident. A few fell on the floor and shattered.
I love the look and feel of this bottle!I don’t consider any of the bottles I own downright ugly but a couple are fiddly or difficult to spray, such as the whimsical Lempicka apple with its stem sprayer.
I chose Lalique Le Parfum. Beautiful fragrance in a heavily blocky, unwieldy bottle.
Looking back through my photo library, it’s hard to imagine one worse than Etienne Aigner Free Life:
Now, I happen to like this bottle and the associated splash flacon even more.
Tbh I don’t see it. It just looks like a vase and the lace pattern on the top reminds me of the kind of lace table cloths that my grandma used to have at her house.Remaining in synch with today's SotE.
Maison Dorin - Un Air D'Amour Pour Monsieur. Draw your own conclusions over the inspiration for the bottle