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    Lady Day

    by Maria Candida Gentile

    Maria Candida Gentile created a fragrant homage to the famous blues singer Billie Holiday nicknamed Lady Day by her friend and musical partner Lester Young. Legend has it that one day before a performance she burned her hair with a curling iron and from that day on she never went on stage without a flower in her hair. We may not recognize her face but we all know her memorable voice and when we think of her our image is of the gardenia she wore close to her face- a symbol of sensuality, glamor and vulnerability. Maria Candida Gentile uses a costly and rare natural gardenia absolue seldom found in modern perfumery; as fragile and rare as the Lady herself.

    Notes: Galbanum, gardenia, Peruvian balm

     


    Price:
    $55.00



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    Product Reviews

    1. Bittersweet love 5 Star Review

      Posted by on 28th Jun 2017

      Bittersweet love. Fragile, melancholic gardenia with a backdrop of poignant galbanum. Beautiful.


    2. Lady Day 3 Star Review

      Posted by on 11th Aug 2016

      I love almost everything from Maria Candida Gentile, but this one is strange on my skin. It smells like bracing, herbal mints (like a mix of fuzzy green mint leaves, spearming and peppermint), something like earthy, cold, pickled beets, and a sheer wash of perfumey white floral. Reminds me of gardening in a really weird way. Strange, garden-herbal with perfumey white floral.


    3. Bitter, resinous, galbanum bomb 1 Star Review

      Posted by on 3rd Jul 2014

      I was hoping to love this scent but I do not. The galbanum is so bitter and overwhelming when other notes finally come in they cannot redeem that vast overwhelming bitter resinous scent. Definitely not for me.


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