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August 2022

  • 1740 – dark and earthy and animalic

    Have you ever heard of Donatien-Alphonse François? Me neither until I smelled 1740 from French indie house Histoire de Parfums. Fragrances in the Histoire de Parfums line are named for a year associated with a famous person or event, and 1740 was the year Donatien Alphonse François, also known as the Marquis de Sade, was born.