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For a warm-and-spicy fragrance with a more exotic air, try Histoire de Parfums Noir Patchouli.

Histoires de Parfums

Birchbox Breakdown

Without a doubt, 1969 was a year of earnest passion. Kurt Vonnegut published Slaughterhouse Five. The Stonewall riots erupted. And don’t get us started on that moon landing. This sweet and subtle fragrance is an homage to the era, with a blend of spicy top notes—and a warm chocolate base—that will get your blood pumping.

How it Works

Thoughtfully inspired by the spirit of the ‘60s, this warm and complex fragrance is a date-night champ. Top notes of peach lead to mid notes of clove and cardamom, followed by a warm, musky base of patchouli, chocolate, and coffee.

How to Use

Spritz each wrist once, but don’t rub them together: Mashing the fragrance will disrupt the complex formula.

Alcohol Denat., Parfum (fragrance), Aqua (water), Linalook, Citronellol, Eugenol, Cinnamal, Limonene

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its ok

Nice little sample, my girlfriend loves it me not so much... It doesn't really last long and I'm not a big fan of the fragrance.

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Different Scent
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This scent was a little too manly for me. I tend to lean towards sickly sweet flowery smells so it was change for me. I may need to add a bit of this to my line up because I did get asked multiple times what type of perfume I was wearing when I tried it out.

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Hated the scent
Sampled

Personally, I found this scent a little harsh and smelled a little too much like tree bark on me. Perfumes always smell a little different on everyone, though, so it could just not be the perfume for me. The one thing I'll say about this perfume is that it lasted all day (in my case this wasn't the best thing, but if I had like the smell that would have been wonderful).

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Great scent!
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I know this scent isn't for everyone, but I like that it can conceivably be worn by a man or woman without being overpowering. I don't like floral scents and this was a welcome change.

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Fun to try, I probably won't buy
Sampled

This perfume fits the description of the product from the company perfectly. However for myself, I wouldn't buy it. It reminds me of a cigar lounge, smoky, sexy and neat scotch.

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A little strong
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This perfume was ok and it got better the longer I wore it. It's a little stronger than I usually wear so I saved it for a night out.

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Peace!
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I loved the little box that this sample came in. At first, I didn't like the smell, but it grew on me. It is a little strong, so when I use, I make sure to spritz in the air and walk thru before putting clothes on, otherwise I feel like the smell lingers a little too much.

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Can't decide if I like it or not
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I absolutely love the concept of this brand, and I really hope I receive more samples from this company! However, as far as 1969... I honestly can't decide if I like it or not! The first time I used it, I absolutely hated it. I thought it was foul smelling. After a couple of hours, I realized it didn't smell bad after all. Like it had changed after being on my skin for a while. And that's what it does every subsequent time I wear it. Smells nasty going on (Is it lime? Patchoulli? Something else? I don't know, but it's heavy and masculine and weird), but then evolves into a very pleasant and almost entirely different scent! It's the strangest thing I have ever seen, but this is obviously a very interesting and complex perfume. I might consider buying it if it wasn't so expensive! And I can't wait to receive another sample from them!

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My new favorite
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This fragrance is sublime, smoky and sexy. It's deep notes and unisex ability is just the thing for sophisticated but not too feminine ladies.

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Smells just okay.
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At first I didn't like this at all. I couldn't really tell what notes this item had. Its a little to spicy for my liking. I like perfumes that are more floral.

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