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Arquiste Ella ~ fragrance review

Following Kevin's review of Arquiste Él, I'm here to report on its feminine counterpart, Ella. Like Él, Ella was inspired by Acapulco in the 1970s and was developed by perfumer Rodrigo Flores-Roux. It was designed to evoke "a sultry night of disco, plunging necklines and champagne-soaked skin" followed by a rendezvous on a "golden beach, under a silvery moon," with notes of cannonball tree flower (curupita), angelica root, carrot seed, rose, jasmine, cardamom, buckwheat honey, amber, patchouli, civet, vetiver, cigarette smoke accord and "chypre accord.
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