There comes a time, in the life of every perfumista, when the call of vintage perfumes becomes impossible to resist. Guerlain Mitsuko, Balmain Vert Vert, Hermes Bel Ami… These perfumes smelled so great they made history.
But these days, all you can find at the mall are boring subtle scents that smell all the same. Sure, some innovative things are still happening in the perfume world now, but the age of the classics is, sadly, over.
But you still crave it. You want a taste of it. And so you decide to hunt down that vintage bottle of Jean Patou Joy you just can’t leave without. There must be on somewhere! But where to look? And how to make sure its juice is still good?
Here are a few tips that will help you avoid disappointments and wastes of money in your quest: