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Are M&S fragrances copies of well-known perfumes?

(13 Posts)
whatkungfuthat Mon 14-Jan-13 10:44:38

I have 'London' on one wrist and 'New York' on the other and they both remind me of other perfumes. Not ones I usually wear though so I can't identify them. Is this deliberate or is it just me?

Pinot Mon 14-Jan-13 11:43:46

Nope, they're copies. Google will tell you more.

whatkungfuthat Mon 14-Jan-13 12:14:54

Thanks Pinot

dreamingofsun Mon 14-Jan-13 13:58:04

i had 2 of them. found that they only lasted about 5 mins so whilst cheap to buy weren't actually that good value

Levantine Mon 14-Jan-13 19:15:11

They used to do a range that smelled exactly like eau dynamismante, it was really lovely

whatkungfuthat Tue 15-Jan-13 07:59:50

I think New York is supposed to smell like RL Safari. It did fade very quickly

nkf Tue 15-Jan-13 08:01:44

They are like other perfumes but they arse not very good. I so miss being able to afford nice perfume.

MrsBradleyCooper Tue 15-Jan-13 09:54:28

That makes sense as their make up used to be made by clarins. Not sure if it still is.

boxoftricks Tue 15-Jan-13 09:55:38

Yes. The men's too. Friend is a perfumer. She tells me things!

nkf Thu 17-Jan-13 18:54:27

I found this out via a website. Might have been money saving expert. If you type in smells like perfumes. Smells a like, something like that. They have a long thread about what smells like what. What I found out is actually they don't. Not really and they don't last very long.

StepAwayFromTheEcclesCakes Fri 18-Jan-13 09:49:41

perfume parlour is meant to be good, and cheap.

MaureenShit Fri 18-Jan-13 09:51:55

levantine i remember that one - bought it a lot

LesBOFerables Fri 18-Jan-13 09:54:24

I think their Isis was meant to be like Issy Miyake, wasn't it?

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