Boucheron 1988 Eau de Parfum

Version from 1988
Boucheron (1988) (Eau de Parfum) by Boucheron
Bottle Design Joel Desgrippes
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Boucheron (1988) (Eau de Parfum) is a popular perfume by Boucheron for women and was released in 1988. The scent is floral-spicy. The longevity is above-average. It was last marketed by PCI (Parfums et Cosmétiques International).
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Main accords

Floral
Spicy
Oriental
Powdery
Sweet

Fragrance Pyramid

Top Notes Top Notes
Orange blossomOrange blossom TagetesTagetes ApricotApricot Mandarin orangeMandarin orange BasilBasil BergamotBergamot GalbanumGalbanum
Heart Notes Heart Notes
IrisIris BroomBroom JasmineJasmine TuberoseTuberose Ylang-ylangYlang-ylang NarcissusNarcissus
Base Notes Base Notes
AmberAmber BenzoinBenzoin FrankincenseFrankincense MuskMusk SandalwoodSandalwood Tonka beanTonka bean VanillaVanilla CivetCivet

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Scent
8.0247 Ratings
Longevity
8.5202 Ratings
Sillage
7.7196 Ratings
Bottle
7.8198 Ratings
Value for money
8.730 Ratings
Submitted by DonVanVliet, last update on 05.03.2024.

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pudelbonzo

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pudelbonzo
pudelbonzo
Top Review 32  
Scent without limits
Today I let my eyes wander over the sea of bottles of my fragrance dealer - and had to sort out the intensive "input" first.

At his booth, I'm Alice - that's Tina - in Wonderland.

Then my trained scent - eagle eye discovered a blue cartouche at the edge.
Such " peripheral phenomena " always arouse my interest - because that is where I have discovered many a treasure.

Boucheron? Eau de parfum? Didn't my mother wear that years ago?
I couldn't believe my eyes.

While I was still amazed, my husband grabbed the cartouche because he was watching a lady who was also casting covetous glances at it.
And his lightning reaction was right, because at home I unveiled the beautiful flacon I knew from my youth.

And the full-bodied scent itself took me back in time.

At that time the world was still open to all plans and ideas - even if they were crazy.
One dared everything - and had so many possibilities.
Your parents were by your side, and you knew they would always catch you.
And Le Parfum is so multi-faceted and yet so secure.

Various fruits and flowers take me to any place in the world - where I would like to be.
He conjures up the people I've been missing.
Not to mention my animals.
He pours a cornucopia of images over me - which enchant me - delight me - and also make me melancholy.
But Le Parfum is also in the here and now.
The fragrance can be in different times and also in different places at the same time.

A time traveller - without borders.
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Serenissima

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Serenissima
Serenissima
Top Review 21  
a beautiful gem of my collection
Perfumes and flacons should already form a unit.
Even if a little beautiful flacon can enclose a wonderful fragrance, the harmony between content and "suit" is the most beautiful thing we can encounter in this area.
Women are especially receptive to beautiful flacons; of course I am one of them.

While leafing through one of my books (it is well known that I have to clear a lot of things back and forth due to constant construction work at the moment and thus take books into my hands which are otherwise unfortunately almost forgotten), I found the following section which describes this quite female preference very appropriately and also fits wonderfully to my beloved "Boucheron".

"... And I could immerse myself for hours in the sight of the shapes of the beautiful perfume bottles. There was a time when the shape of the container was almost more important to me than the fragrance.
The most beautiful flacons that I capture once a year on a targeted raid (knowing full well that I shouldn't indulge in more consumerist addictions), I place them on my desk in my field of vision for a while before they become part of my perfume bottle collection.
There they are ready to support or drive away moods with their contents via nose. Depending on my mood, I select the fragrance of the day from this handsome battery.
If I can't make up my mind, I stick with "Boucheron", my signature fragrance, which combines everything my nose loves. It's that smell of make-up, powder and stage dust that wafts through a theater like it does before the big curtain rises. A smell that unites present and past in a brilliant way. ..." (see page 78, "Don't worry, be Oldie" by Margit Schönberger. Yes, that's the woman with the fire-red Pumuckl hair ;-)

With her description of "Boucheron", Mrs Schönberger speaks from my soul: I also love this fragrance very much. For a long time it was even my signature fragrance We met about 28 years ago and since then we have lived together - with short interruptions.
So "Boucheron" is one of my most loyal "partners"
"Boucheron" (named after the jeweller on the Place Vêndome in Paris) is a thoroughly feminine fragrance: luminous and sensual, refined and alluring, floral and also oriental.
The Entrée takes us to the south: there we meet, among other things, tangerine, bergamot and orange blossom and - not to be forgotten - a touch of spicy basil!
In the heart, this fragrance contains many of my favourites: the large-flowered white jasmine, the luminosity of ylang-ylang and the magic of tuberose.
These are grafted onto a classic aromatic, partly woody base: ambergris, sandalwood, my "darling" patchouli and not to forget: the warm eroticism of vanilla.

The flacon is, how could it be otherwise with this name, a piece of jewellery: ring-shaped matt glass with a cap in Burma blue (deepest sapphire blue!).
He nestles wonderfully into the palm of my hand; sometimes it is difficult for me to let go of him.

As a woman, you have to be prepared to get completely involved with "Boucheron".
You may also have to accept that the affection remains one-sided and the scent refuses to be scented.
That's not so rare; to the sorrow of some women!

But if it opens up, then it is the beginning of a never ending love story!
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Marquise27

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Marquise27
Marquise27
Very helpful Review 19  
The Vintage Friend
I bought this exact scent today ... why??? Because especially in today's difficult "Corona time" I wanted to have something good, well-tried and well-known full of nice and interesting memories
Very briefly told as follows :
I was in my mid-twenties when the fragrance came on the market and was an absolutely free, cheeky and crazy female being who wanted to try out the world and often broke social boundaries. Am I sorry today? No I don't think so, because all this has made me a very empathetic, helpful and fighting free spirit today. I met this fragrance in a very noble perfumery at that time and I already had respect for the somewhat stiff perfume consultant lady (that's what I called her at that time), she sprayed it on and he took me directly with him. He was heavy, a bit woody, a lot of oriental and for me just great and I became a Fame fatale. And he held and held - until the next morning and even after the shower still traces stuck to me. Yes, the perfumes were then, very long adherent and everyone you have hugged carried your scent trail away with him. Afterwards my world was ok and beautiful and exciting, yes somehow always exciting and positive. There were also other times, of course, but you have somehow quickly gotten it right again.
Now I am kicked out of the dream of yesterday, welcome to reality! I wish for every human being such a small "piece of back" to recharge their batteries or to switch off for a short time and then to have the courage to face the here and now again.
This perfume took me for a short time on a journey into the past and I had to smile about some memories. You know what I mean? Sure! Everybody makes these little journeys back to face everything again in good spirits and with strength My friend from the past is welcome, you are not always too intense for that and have a very extensive fragrance but now and then you like it very much.
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Parfümlein

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Parfümlein
Parfümlein
Top Review 16  
Je suis en famille!
Boucheron Le Parfum is the perfect fragrance for family celebrations, I think. I have already said in a statement that I find it beautiful, but also very old-fashioned; it is an untouchable relic of a long past decade, under countless fragrances, saved into the now, because it is simply so indescribably perfect. Balanced, self-contained, round. No note stands out dominantly, the numerous ingredients merge into a harmonious unit that can be used for very special occasions: to create familiarity. This perfume is a memory that is lived, tangible, marked by an incredibly conservative elegance. Expensive and also heavy is Boucheron, a women's fragrance from times when it was still pc to present furs and pearl necklaces. According to Jean-Claude Ellena, this fragrance would be a baroque perfume, one that creates space for itself, draws a fragrant circle around itself, provides the wearer with a dignified understatement. One is entre nous, in a small circle, to the baptism of a niece's child, to the golden wedding of the parents-in-law, to the brother's round birthday. At Christmas, at Easter, to a passed exam. The mild sweetness of apricots and orange blossom signals sweet gentleness, tender gestures of reunion, familiar touches, an open ear. Tuberose and the light powder shade of jasmine and iris create the proper portion of elegance, the knowledge of a common name, a common history, a status quo that makes everyone happy. The minimal exoticism of Ylang-ylang reminds us of long gone holidays, Narcissus paints the image of a sunny Easter morning, the seriousness of sandalwood guarantees the seriousness of reliable advice, vanilla, tonka and benzoin evoke images of Christmas trees and gifts, incense and amber include the moments of sacred silence, weddings, confirmations and communions, even funerals. But none of these tones, except perhaps the tuberose, appears so clearly singular that it would draw attention to itself. It is the perfect interplay of all the components that gives the impression of the familiar security of big celebrations and turns Boucheron into a fragrance in which the threads of life are woven together to form a colourful tapestry. This beautiful, multi-coloured, detailed carpet invites you to look at it and tell stories together. That's why I like Boucheron so much, but not every day, but really only for those rare occasions when a large family is united. On a day like this I would always reach for Boucheron.
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Gelis

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Gelis
Gelis
Top Review 9  
Beautiful End 80s fragrance
A green-floral opening, strong and warm. A green that I like, it has herbaceous grace. The scent seems familiar, but I'm quite sure I didn't know Boucheron before. Some powder beckons and it gets more floral and after about 20-30 minutes woods start to show from the base. It's a complex scent where I can't pick out the individual notes. I am sure though that the fruity notes don't reach me at all. B is definitely a warm scent even if a slightly acidic incense note still creeps in. Up to this point, Boucheron is quite present. After about 1 1/2 hours of power, it then retreats to close to the body and develops into a rather delicate, thereby light woody, still slightly green as well as delicately floral, creamy incense scent.

Greetings and thanks to Serenissima.
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