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For a spicy cologne inspired by Papa Hemingway, try Histoires de Parfums 1899.

Histoires de Parfums 1828 - 2 fl oz

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2 fl oz / 60 ml

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Birchbox Breakdown

As a tribute to Jules Verne, the father of science fiction, this fresh, maritime fragrance is a departure from the norm. Its vivid scent is inspired by the sights and smells of Nantes, the seaside port town where the author was born in 1828. And like Verne’s Around the World in Eighty Days, this is a cologne that’s on the go, evolving from pine-y to peppery—minty to musky.

How to Use

A spritz or two to the pulse points on your wrists and neck will do.

Denat. Alcohol 96° (infected with 5g of phtalate ethyle per liter), éthanol, diethyl phtalate, Water, Fragrance (Limonene, Linalool, Citronellol, Coumarin, Citral, Eugenol, Isoeugenol, Geraniol)

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Sophisticated
Purchased

This is a citrusy fragrance with a strong pine note with hints of mint and musk. To be honest, I was underwhelmed at first spray, but once it started to dry down, it developed into something amazing. It is balmy and sophisticated and can easily become someone's signature scent because it is great for all occasions at any time of year.

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Lighter, citrius scented colonge
Purchased

Loved the sample of their other scent I received in my birchbox and ended up buying both. Two very different scents for different occasions.

This scent:

Top Note: Grapefruit, Citrus, Tangerine, Eucalyptus
Heart Note: Nutmeg, Pepper
Base Note: Cedar, Incense, Vetiver, Pine cone

Originality: spices, wood, aromatic herbs representing Jules Verne - world traveler. A group of olfactive scents assembled from trips all around the globe.
(Madagascar black pepper, Indonesian nutmeg…)

Moods: energizing, dazzling, bright, timeless.

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Captivating Scent

I rarely wear fragrance, because most give me a headache or they make me ill. 1828 Parfum is an exception. Love the fragrance and it has no side effects.

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Just Purchased

Compared to this brand's other offers from birchbox, this was my favorite. I've already received compliments from using it so far.

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My favorite of the Histories colognes
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This one is awesome. The only thing that isn't awesome is that it just doesn't last very long on my skin. The little travel sized one is great for keeping in your pocket or briefcase, and I feel like it's a good deal for the price.

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