Just a few whiffs in and the new Geranium Odorata by Diptyque provokes a muted, inner laughter in you as if you had just read a funny joke, well delivered. The story-telling timing is right and the twist has been revealed. And then, later on, there is a second, more private joke inside the drydown. The French being Cartesian by intellectual training, you can expect some solid logic at play in the most sensual of perfumes. It's the square mind contained within the circle.
Geranium Odorata is, to a large extent, a play on reverse snobbery, and this makes it not only a pleasantly fresh and sensual perfume, but one endowed with humor...
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