emphasized by the nobility of iris. I tried soie de parfum, and totally agree with most of the comments here..it is a classic scent. I have never smelled the vintage, but the current Caleche EDT is breezy and uplifting in a retro way. Fragrance story : It is a very feminine woody, chypre floral, whose name refers to the horse-drawn carriages that are emblematic to the house. Amber make something. My grandma loves both and as a fan of Chanel, she found it hard to like anything as much - until she discovered Caleche. Loved it from first sniff by my inexperienced nose, I was speechless and converted. It puts me in a pensive frame of mind and makes me feel more connected to me. I wear it when I don't want to offend - no one has ever commented on it - and save the more challenging scents for my off time. I was instantly struck just from sniffing at the bottle. Glamorous, slightly arrogant, has a style. CALECHE by HERMES. (I have a 100ml from Fragrancenet, so it's not vintage, and a reformulation). I'm waiting for a delivery today from Fed Ex: a vintage Caleche EDT in the tan plastic bottle. I used to love this and it was my signature scent in 80's. Like other reviewers here, this was also my first 'grown up' scent - I found it in the bathroom cabinet of one of my parents' friends, fell in love, and I have never tired of it. The EDT concentration stays close to the skin and projects softly. This is the only Hermes I've met so far that is actually wearable for me, in the sense that it doesn't smell absolutely nasty. Me encanta ya que su aroma es elegante, para mi gusto. I am still trying to make friends at least with ONE Hermes scent and I simply can`t. My all time favorite fragrance. I'll have to gird my loins to try Poison from the big hair 80's again. In attempting to determine why KELLY CALECHE was not just called KELLY, since it has nothing whatsoever to do with CALECHE, I decided to avail myself of this opportunity to spritz some of the great classic on and to finally write my review of CALECHE, one of my favorite perfumes and the soapiest of the floral aldehydes in my collection. I have tried wearing the reformulated versions but something is always missing. I grabbed this for my vintage-green collection of comfort scents and I like it very much! This is a very classy and elegant fragrance, but if I'm gonna fork over the cash, I think I'll stick with Chanel. I wore that bottle out and loved every minute of it. It’s fresh without being too screechy or sour; aldehydic without being soapy and old-ladyish; powdery without being stuffy and stale. When I saw it on the dept store shelf waiting for me to test, I had hoped it actually might be a hermes that works on me...alas, not to be. A little luxurious slice of heaven. California Transparency in Supply Chain Act. Top notes are Aldehydes, Cypress, Bergamot, Neroli, Orange Blossom, Lemon and Mandarin Orange; middle notes are iris, Ylang-Ylang, Rose, Gardenia, Jasmine and Lily-of-the-Valley; base notes are Oakmoss, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Cedar, Musk, Amber and Tonka Bean. Eau De Toilette Spray 3.3-Ounces. MMMMMMMMMMMMM? It opens with the opera glove slap of an aristocrat´s composed wrath - aldehydes buffing a starchy and contrived powdered-nose iris- receding around the fragrance´s heart like a crystal lattice enclosing and lifting the floral bosom and setting it over the portruding collarbones of a statuesque chypre base. The soie de parfum does, right upon application. Only in Rive Gauche the aldehyds seeem to be of a different type, in Caleche they are smoother. I adore this but find it hard to say why. This has been my favourite scent (with occasional deviations) since the 1970's. To dry, to saopy, to....non-sensual. I'm a man and this stuff is gorgeous. I agree with the words of Chat Lunatique-there is a HUGE difference between soie de parfum and EDT. One to wear in summer, as my winter favourites - Magi Noir and Coco -seem too heavy for the warmer days. It feels like me and who I have become. As the smell worked it's way into my consciousness, my only thought was: "get me to the nearest shower". I got the one with the plastic cap as per the pic above. I'm lucky enough to recently purchased a 100ml EDT bottle of this for the grand total of £25! After a while, the florals - ylang-ylang and jasmine the sharpness of both toned down by gardenia - become more pronounced to sweeten the top notes. 99: $99.99 $ 99. … It is smooth. Classical and classy. While both are "vintage grandma", this one is easy. Follow us on twitter @fragrantica and Facebook fan page. I would wear this to a job interview (lightly) and smell professional or even in jeans and feel like I was born and bred a person of means ( old money lol). (Retired!) I love this fragrance although the sillage is really soft and the longevity isn't better either. Click & Collect. What an ugly name! Faint aura of cumin human spice. Elegant and romantic. Her lack of interest in this perfume and her inclination to share with me was my good luck, because I loved it! Caleche by Hermès is a Floral Aldehyde fragrance for women.Caleche was launched in 1961. Idylle's sillage is very high (sometimes disturbs me), and when I smelled Caleche from my wrist, I think what I got was a mixture of the both. It is a wonderful, timeless fragrance, it's a bit green on me. and pepper not fruit. embroidered with ylang-ylang, rose and jasmine, to its woody chypre afternote, PRE BARCODE- numbered HG13. If you like perfumes that are light, soft, ozonic or sweet, skip this tester bottle. I find leather notes fascinating (I continue to be entranced by the leathery drydown of my beloved Chanel No. It lasts longer, as I said, thean the scent of gardenia. My friends at college had some nice scents, we all adored some of the drugstore greats, I guess White Shoulders was one, but I always felt quite the sophisticate with the beautiful Caleche. Once it settled down, quite frankly, it smelled like a baby’s nursery. Skip to main content. Admittedly my skin is a funny creature, but I find the SdP much soapier and heavier on the aldehydes, for a lot longer than in the EDT. Condition: Brand New / UNBOXED -- Comes in an Organza Gift Bag Caleche was the first Hermès fragrance for Women. The aldehydes nearly blew my head off, but after a while I began to note the soft sweetness of the florals intermixed with the woody pungent fragrance of the cypress. Reformulation!! strong and very lasting one, i may add. After trying it out for a few months from time to time, I find it kind of rough and tough. To have worn this in the pure parfum concentration decades ago was absolute luxury, a contentment also found in the original 'First' by Van Cleef & Arpels and of course as mentioned previously the 'au courant' and innovative Chanel 19. It is a very feminine woody, chypre floral, whose name refers to the horse-drawn carriages that are emblematic to the house. There was nothing pretty about it. It's nice but it lacked the warmth that No. On my cousin, Caleche smells so classy. If you sprayed a scent strip with Calèche and waved it in front of people at the bus stop, you’d probably get a lot of wrinkled noses, along with comments like “old lady” and “perfume-y,” even among people who like perfume and happily stock their bathroom shelves with Jo Malone and the latest Dior flanker. Upon application, Calèche is an opulent blast of aldehydes, floral, and wood with a sillage that dances around me for up to two hours. Now, the kids are all grown and as a retired lady and grandmother(! Sweet, soft powder. it developes fast like a fast forward of a blooming flower into something very rich and hard to analyse. I feel like I am wearing someone else's clothes. :), "As other perfumes are to detergent, so Caleche by Hermes is to the finest thrice milled soap." This is, of course, not quite the case–Doblis created in 1955 by Guy Robert came first. When I wear it people always ask me 'What are you wearing??" I remember experiencing 'Caleche' for the first time in my early twenties and how very closely she resembled the relatively new Chanel 19, I was unaware then they had both been authored by the great Guy Robert. Then a man stopped me and had to know what it was that I was wearing that was so beautiful...He went to purchase it right away! $159.99. - Assiduosity. Class at it's best. Caleche Soie de Parfum by Hermès is a Floral Aldehyde fragrance for women.Caleche Soie de Parfum was launched in 1992. So classy! Oakmoss on the ground with a few shoots of dry salty cynical vetiver. I read the reviews and it sounded perfect for me. I don't think it smells old fashion at all. It was the chypre that made the fragrance for me and I wore it with such pleasure. While Gold is described as Guy Robert’s magnum opus, I see Caleche as a more complete creation. A really big plesure to wear. I remember my friends were wondering if I was visiting a Church far too often, to them it smelled like Church, but to me like my whole imaginable world,- mysterious, full of most incredible living creatures, with flying cars and humans with face of archangel Gabriel. This was a "scrubber" for me. • Complimentary ground shipping within 1 to 7 business days It smells so beautiful, classy that transends time. Sharp and delicate at the same time, very elegant fragrance for modern princess. I used to hate soapy scents but now my taste has changed and I don't dislike aldehydes anymore,even in the right mood,I sometimes tend to enjoy them, Took a whiff of this Feminine and thought "This is a contemporary Equipage with Adelehydes and softer Leather.". A pretty, lovely chypre. Hermes Caleche Soleil Edp 100ml. • Must be returned unnopened, sealed in its transparent film Price wise, only a little higher in the pure parfum form too. Theoretically speaking, Caleche is changed a lot since the editions in the 1980's. It's not my thing,and I'm so sad because I was expecting to like it.It's just exactly what I don't like in perfumes, but at the same time it's dear for me because my Grandma uses Pani Walewska Miraculum and it's exactly the same fragrance. the first blast of aldehydes in this will practically knock you off your feet. A musky, leathery, animalic note lingers in the background and grows more apparent as Caleche dries, keeping the florals from going too powdery or sharp. Updated. Also, a little parfum goes a long way with great silage and longevity. The last bottle I purchased about 8 years ago in Hong Kong may have been reformulated, but the contents remain true to the original. As my niece would say "you smell like a rich bitch". It wasn't so crazy shaking like Rocabar makes me love it at once but it was so interesting. I also believe the quality of the woody bases are much more synthetic these days considering the rarity of Mysorean sandal, amaranth & Brazilian rosewood. The effect is just classic and uplifting. "... with all my respect to Hermes and to those, who like this perfume, I have to admit that for me it smells "an old lady's bag"...". But it lacks the development of the original - what you get in the beginning is pretty much what you get all the way through. Caleche and I dont get along well :(. If you can wear this, I'm sure it is lovely on you. Very French. The EDP is so great! There's a much nicer - and more prominent - blend of wood, leather, and florals...with the EDT you get mostly soapy aldehydes before it dries down to a thin woody floral. Elegant, yet still a little brash, sensitive yet still strong, spritual but still carnal. I don't know what it is that I'm smelling as I look at the notes, but this stuff is divine. The Classic collection bears witness to the initial encounters between the house of Hermès and fragrance. Edt version was a waste of money for a decade, but now they managed to destroy soie de parfum as well. LaniC -- excellent observation and very aptly described by you, but it is that very hint of pathos that makes this such a very special scent. The citrus notes are too prominent, particularly a lime accord that is drowning everything out. Amongst the aldehydic perfumes it has a very particular character and to me what gives it that character is the scent of lemon and orange - to me this scent is about lemony and orangeish aldehyds. This resilient lemon note is what gives Caleche its particular character amongst aldehydic fragrances. Dry. I grew up with my mother having this as one of her favourites. wow wow wow I love this one, somehow I can picture white fluffy clouds and floating lol yes it does have powdery soapy quality to it but to me it smells divine, clean and comforting and very classy. If you're an aldehyde fan or like chanel no.5 premiere it is likely to be your cup of tea. Made in France. It immediately drys down to divine florals and on me a hint of spice. The main thing here is powder and soap. So, I decided that I was going to put it up for sale. OUR RESPONSE TO COVID-19. everyone else can keep their Chanel...;). The nose behind this fragrance is Guy Robert. £3.10 postage. Not the sexy, earthy type of gal, but one who wears wispy scarves and floaty dresses. to call it soapy would be to simplify something that is much more complex. When sprayed on paper, I love it. Memories from my childhood. It's interesting and grown up scent. With Caleche, the words 'classy' and 'elegant' come up time and time again. Grandmas are always right, so I shall not argue! The secret of seduction, extrait de parfum expresses the essence of femininity in all its mystery. What makes them quite similar for sometime after application is the combination of lemon and gardenia in Caleche and geranium and gardenia in Rive Gauche, because the scent of geranium is very lemony, only less acidic, floral lemon really. Fragrantica® Inc, San Diego, CA United States. At first the alcohol was overpowering. Nothing about being heavy or serious (I tested it in october). This perfume to me smells exactly like the Chanel no 5 used to smell back in the 90's . Sadly many of his earlier creations including Madame Rochas have been altered almost beyond recognition with each reformulation, becoming not only insipidly weaker but also very nearly unrecognizable from the original formulas. It was curiosity /which doesn't kill the cat/ how it will be now on my skin-I had to try. There are times in my life for that. Find the fragrance you're looking for in Perfumes Club and buy your Hermès perfume … The Hermès brand boasts a wide variety of perfumes, with unmistakable fragrances for Hermès lovers. Click & Collect. The perfume is not bad but also not too good perhaps due to so many similar fragrances are available in the market, this doesn't stand tall. it reminds me of k krizia, but unlike k it dosen't stay sharp. The pure parfum (vintage) is the way to go with this scent. Free US ship on orders over $59. To my mind, this is the Grace Kelly of perfumes: beautiful and refined. Caleche By Hermes For Women. As I was listing it, I gave it one last spritz and low and behold, I was finally able to smell a few of the notes. I got a vintage, but sealed bottle of pure parfum. Overall, very very good, and to me the best Hermes scent. I see some recent reviewers say the same. • See the delivery FAQs for details on shipping methods, costs and delivery times, Payment methods I even put the paper strip next to my pillow that night! I know the culprit, it is the aldehydes. Uhh-ohhh...this was one of my few blind buys that just did not work at all. It smells so classy and sophisticated. Aprilmoon I know what you mean I had this many years ago, and could not wear it, so I gave it to one of my friends, and she was happy with it.Quite a strong perfume. On my next trip, I will definitely pick it up or at Holt Renfrew if I can wait that long! This subtle women's fragrance, which was introduced in 1961, mingles the scents of iris, rose, oakmoss and woods. Add to Cart Add to Cart Add to Cart Customer Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars: 4.5 out of 5 stars: 5.0 out of 5 stars: 5.0 out of 5 stars: Price: From $211.65 $125.45 $ 125. I scored a bottle of this at TJ Maxx long ago, and hated it once I got it home. Although it was made in 1961 it doesn’t smell dated at all. Vintage Hermes Caleche Perfume Bath Oil Sealed 25ml - VERY RARE. As I said, after four hours or so the drydown is absolutely heavenly and keeps projecting. $68.00 HERMES JOUR D'HERMES PARFUM PURE PERFUME REFILLILLABLE LOCK- 0.25oz/7.5ml - NIB Reorchestrated in 1992. Now Caleche is not completely identical, but it's damn close to the scent of my favorite powder. It is my classic. Not for the young. They have never worked with my body chemistry. £19.99. amazing strong, super sharp iris & aldehydes concoction. A half an hour in, something barely makes it to the surface - that gives it the slightest merely there impression of sharpness - may be the cypress, and then leaves again, probably overwhelmed by all the powder, quite like me. Like a pale shadow, a sleepwalker. It is difficult to identify ingredients, the best I could come up with would be jasmine, orange-blossom and gardenia wrapped in cedar, sandalwood and something citrussy (bergamot?). It smells so light and summery. Maybe Caleche (soie de parfum) is going to be my new signature scent (at long long last, will I have a signature scent again?). Transported to another place entirely. The EDT does not remind me much of Madame Rochas. This perfume is pure, classy perfection. I have had people run down halls to track me down! Starts off with a juicy citrus aldehydic burst, then softens to powdery floral with touches of rose, ylang ylang and iris. It was very sophisticated and elegant, never to be forgotten. it takes a lot of confidence to wear this one. Then I smell soap and the dry down is powdery and maybe leathery . You can feel the quality when wearing this. It doesn't smell like a different scent. Calèche: composed by Guy Robert in 1961, this very feminine combination of I have the lotion and EDP. Because of it, it feels much less feminine than Madame Rochas or Rive Gauche and aslo more common. $96.62 $ 96. Free shipping and returns on Hermès Kelly Calèche - Eau de parfum at Nordstrom.com. I don't get the"nobility of iris", as stated in the description above. Pure Parfum ~ Perfume ~ Extrait. Shop for Hermès perfume at Macy's. Sillage was wonderful, longevity 6 hours plus. It is just mine- Caleche - I love YOU:), If the idea for this perfume was to make a more wearable version of Chanel 5, then it worked just perfect! It screams Aldehyde when you first spray it. Caleche base is oakmoss, while Gold base is spices and musk. I agree with Truffles about the EDT, weak and a little metallic, but yes, there's an EDP and it is lovely and longlasting, much more aldehydic than the EDT...not remiscent of No.5 actually, other than a small hint. It is an amazing scent, In one word I would say elegance. On me however it smells musty,like a chest of old clothes found in your grandmothers attic. That doesn't have to be a bad thing, in my opinion, if you want to smell shower-fresh instead of perfume-laden. My French grandmother loves this perfume, when I was buying it for Christmas in 2009 I got curious and sprayed a sample on my wrist. When tested at store it was almost killing me with Iris and sweet ylang-ylang mixed into strong composition. If you can wear this perfume great! The box is FACTORY SEALED with cellophane (mica). I am 43. What a shame; how sad. Out of the older perfumes out there, Caleche Hermes is one of my favorite. Do I want to give off the odour of an expensive antique? I only had one bottle of this which I wore when I was too young to be associated with. this is just so soapy and creamy, like silky soap suds - which makes me think its a bit dated but I still like it, its the best soap scent I've tried so far. I agree with Malegria. I could wear it as a modern fragrance could do. Soft fluid jasmine shifting underneath the surface in self-forgiveness, or in justification at the very least. It has a certain sourness but does not overwhelm with it.And the leathery note is like very thin, very soft leather glove, light brown. Not my type of fragrance at all. Warm mossy dry woods round out the scent, and I can't help thinking this is one of the truest chypres I've smelled thus far. In my head, this sits next to Cristalle, but is even more elegant and richly dry. • Next-day and Express delivery options also available Now there is only a mediocre scent, but maybe it's just my skin that many perfumes finish it off in the same way on it. More complex and more dry. Copyrights © 2006-2020 Fragrantica.com perfumes magazine - All Rights Reserved - do not copy anything without prior written permission. This is really a very beautiful creation. It smells old-fashioned but very classy. No crashing from top to middle to base. I feel like I should be wearing an intimidating business suit when I wear it. This is not my cup of tea at all. If Caleche is a carriage, - then only the one, which drives you straight to heaven. team, shines through the beauty of its primary ingredients, from the gaiety of OLD FORMULA. more closer to rive gauche than chanel no.5 in terms of dryness although rg is of course more floral. It probably says something that, while I wear Caleche often, I just now remembered to review it. The scent was powerful but elegant. I do agree that Caleche is elegant and lovely, chic and sophisticated. Now only on first whiff smells like it used to smell, however the heart and dry down is nothing but aldehydes. Pre Barcode! VINTAGE HERMES CALECHE EDT EAU DE TOILETTE *MINI* 7.5 ML .25 OZ. Iris and aldehydes has to be my least favorite combination on me. It really reminded me of my grandmother's rest home. Love it! :), Caleche by Hermes EDT .27 oz (Travel... (. It's not for me! Free shipping. If I want to smell like White Linen, I can buy White Linen at half the price of Caleche. I am 57 now, and this has long been my special scent. As a small child I would sit in her bedroom and look at the forbidden closet where she kept her beautiful perfumes. Vintage Hermes Caleche 4 Fl oz edt fragrance perfume New In Box eau de toilette. Soapy, woody and leathery maybe, aldehydic just for a whiff and towards the end again. If ever there was an understated scent of a rich bitch who commands the room without uttering a single word, this is the number one, IMHO. Initially It used to smell like, powder/ soap/ musk and then develop into nice floral perfume with many shades. Perfect description and feeling of this perfume! Introduced in 2007, the perfume can be worn in a number of situations, including a day at the office or an afternoon lunch with your friends. To me it's just gorgeous and timeless, develops beautifully on my skin. I fell I want it more just after an hour, and this fragrance is calling me. I return to it after intervals and wonder why I don't wear it constantly. Lovely scent! or Best Offer. This is an old standby of mine for the workday. Something inside. I don't wear it when I go to town, as I don't feel it reflects my personality, but I still love it! Yes, this does smell like money. nice. Well... the reformulation isn't bad. I am not very fond of aldehydes but could't resist when I saw this on ebay...it's like traveling in time. Shop For Caleche Perfume. My reference to 'First' is to emphasize the perfect connection between the accords of blackcurrant bud (cassis) and the floral absolutes shared by both fragrances. There are plenty of lovely leathers out there for me to try. If only perfume had that kind of power. It does not conjure up visions of walking in the Bois de Bologne but of a baby. I was born in an era where aldehydes are not appreciated. This is a personal favorite that I have worn since the mid-60's. It is a delightful floral, with gardenia and iris oakmoss and sandalwood, which combine to give it a mystery and elusiveness.I picture a woman of charm and mystery wearing this, alluring without being too obvious. The drydown is lovely soft and powdery, like Rouge. It lasts reasonably well on the skin but for the most part is a skin scent it doesn't project much probably because it's really watered down. Kelly Caleche by Hermès is a Floral Woody Musk fragrance for women.Kelly Caleche was launched in 2007. Top notes are Aldehydes, Citron, Bergamot and Neroli; middle notes are iris, May Rose, Damask Rose, Jasmine, Lily-of-the-Valley and Orange Blossom; base notes are Sandalwood, Oakmoss, Vetiver and Cedar. want. I wanted to smell Caleche EdT again. Only had a tiny tester vial in my 20's. I have that, too, but Caleche definitely has a spicier, woodier edge that makes it sophisticated, while I see Madame Rochas as a much more staid fragrance. I love it!!! When you love something so much - you simply can not go into the note progression descriptions, like oily-aldehydic-woody with hint of leather. ... A joyful and feminine fragrance inspired by leather with a Sheer floral scent sparkling and delicate Top notes of lily of the valley rose narcissus and iris. Clean, fresh, classy. Next. ), I'm ridiculously excited while waiting to get my Fed Ex package of CALECHE! While the two perfumes are vastly different, Calèche is just as pretty as its much younger sister, but with a classier edge! I don't want to wear an intimidating business suit, ever again. CALECHE by HERMES Women perfume HUGE 3.3oz 100ml EXTREMELY RARE *FREE SHIPPING* $149.00. Then I was like, hang on, this is all very familiar, I've smelt it before...and then it dawned on me: Chanel no.5 eu premiere - it smells EXACTLY the same, and I really dislike that too, so no real suprises that this one didn't work for me. • In-store collection available within 1 to 7 business days Unfortunately, I get very little sillage from almost all fragrances unless I use the EDP. Kelly Caleche by Hermes For Women. Written in 1961 by Guy Robert, Calèche was Hermès’ first fragrance for women. The perfume quality is comparable with Sisley Eau Du Soir. Eau de Toilette, 3.3-oz. I bought it at Nordstrom and the sales lady was trying to influence me to purchase a "younger" scent. 00 ($140.00/Count) Daytime scent for rich people. Then it transitions to a beautiful, elegant rose musk that persists until the following day both on my skin and on my clothing. I got a sample of this because no one in my area carries Hermes and I was curious to try the brand. It's much much better than that. From the reviews it seemed a cinch that this would be a winner for me. Caleche is very stinky on me, smells like an old hunting bag of mine where at all times of it`s life I carried various perfumes, which gave it a specific scent. Coarse leather lacking empathy. It has led me on so many heavenly perfume journeys. Still sharp, still pungent, with a slight hint of old school soap. Gracias. Caleche is a classic perfume, it's well made and certainly not cheap, this newer bottle is my second bottle which is surprising to me because I hardly replace a perfume after I am done using it. It goes on sharp on me, but is worldy and sophisticated and drys down to an intriguing spice that makes me feel I should be wearing a trench coat, while walking by the seine on my way to meet my lover in an out of the way bistro. +This is another favourite of mine. Tell us what you think - opens in new window or tab. Stays on, not too powerful or too sweet but I can understand how on some it would come off like an old handkerchief. I sprayed Caleche on my wrist, then after half an hour went to my car. Without Idylle, it doesn't take me back to Wavel, but reminds me, this time, of Guerlain-Vetiver :) I like the idylle-caleche mixture more than Caleche only 'cos the mix gives that hint of sour old smell which hit me at first. As to the fragrance itself, I vastly prefer the stronger concentration over the EDT. The drydown is spectacular. Insane comments... ! For those who would like to stay as close to No 5 as possible, but without getting a headache or nausea and spending a fortune, Caleche is a perfect solution. Caleche is like a greener, sharper, drier, more masculine version of Chanel No. in jodhpurs and riding boots. A highly feminine, woody, chypre floral, its name refers to the horse-drawn carriages that are emblematic of the house. The unique olfactory signature and true style of the Hermès heritage to enhance expression and innovation in the present. Hermes Caleche Edt Perfume Spray 50% Full 3.3 oz. Your purchases are delivered in an orange box tied with a Bolduc ribbon, with the exception of fragrances, makeup and beauty products, books, certain equestrian and bulky items. A sacramental thing of almost religious beauty. It reminds me of some kind of embalming fluid - it is serious and joyless. I like it for special occasions when I wear nice clothes, and it gives me self-confidence. 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