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Thread started 09/10/16 5:28pm

1Sasha

What did Prince smell like?

I have read that he used a lavender oil, then a Calvin Klein scent. Does anyone know what fragrance he used the past few years?
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Reply #1 posted 09/10/16 5:47pm

LilacLotus

On the night I was close enough to get a whiff it was definitely something lavender. It seemed more like it was just his natural scent than any perfume or oil, very trippy.
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Reply #2 posted 09/10/16 6:24pm

1Sasha

Thanks for your answer. To get that close - wow!
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Reply #3 posted 09/10/16 6:38pm

LilacLotus

1Sasha said:

Thanks for your answer. To get that close - wow!

I outran a kid to get to the stage during his Indianapolis stop on the Musicology tour. He reached down and grabbed my hand and I about died! Most magical night of my life! Glad I could help solve this mystery wink
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Reply #4 posted 09/11/16 12:22am

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1Sasha said:

I have read that he used a lavender oil, then a Calvin Klein scent. Does anyone know what fragrance he used the past few years?


Is this really a serious question?
'Liberate My Mind'
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Reply #5 posted 09/11/16 3:06am

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Glad I kept a bottle of 3121. Reminds me of Prince whenever I smell it. cool
"Just like the sun, the Rainbow Children rise."

"Am I black or white? Am I straight or gay?"

"We had fun, didn't we?"
-Prince (1958-2016) 4ever in my life
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Reply #6 posted 09/11/16 4:15am

kittycat108

I remember an article I read about Prince many many years ago. I can't remember who they were talking to but they stated that Prince 'always smelt divine'. It always stuck in my head as I love a man who smells lovely biggrin

Thank u 4 a funky time
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Reply #7 posted 09/11/16 9:33am

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In a VH1 I love the 80s segement, Apollonia said he smelled like women's armani. Also on different ocassions I recall people said he smelled like a custom lavender cologne.
i think i want ya
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Reply #8 posted 09/11/16 9:40am

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I forget where I read this but someone said he smelled like "lavender and babies".

"Dive inside your soul if U wanna know, the light inside the darkness forever glows" (Prince, 1958 - Eternity)
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Reply #9 posted 09/11/16 1:05pm

tish9311

rainbowchild said:

Glad I kept a bottle of 3121. Reminds me of Prince whenever I smell it. cool

I didn't really like the smell of 3121. I read about the lavender and I also dreamed that if I meet him, I would be in lavender heaven.

Beautiful, Loved and Blessed

Thank You Prince
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Reply #10 posted 09/11/16 1:35pm

CherryMoon57

The more I remember it, the more I think it could have been this. It smells very similar to what I have experienced and the brand is known for their subtle and natural scents. How close was I? Very close: he had his arm around me and his hand on my waist, his other hand in my right hand... And no, I don't work for l'Occitane lol.


"Created through the distillation of authentic A.O.C. lavender, blended with the peppery, nutmeg scent of burnt wood. A panoramic and complex fragrance, redolent with the rich scents of Provence, in all their ruggedness and mystery. Intended for men, but women love it, too."

http://uk.loccitane.com/l...0wodcTALKA



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Reply #11 posted 09/11/16 1:47pm

CherryMoon57

^Further in the perfumery notes for it mentions cinnamon!!! I definetely remember the cinnamon scent, along with the peppery notes. I think this could very possibly be the one...

"Perfumery Notes

Top Note: Black pepper, Lavender

Middle Note: Nutmeg, Cinnamon

Base Note: Tonka Bean"

[Edited 9/11/16 13:48pm]

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Reply #12 posted 09/11/16 2:09pm

SoulAlive

Madonna smells Prince
In Bill Zehme's cover story on Madonna, she discusses Catholicism, her split from Sean Penn, her endorsement deal with Pepsi (her "Like a Prayer" video would end up scotching that), and a certain genius from Minneapolis."Ever since I've known Prince, I've attached a smell to him, which is lavender," Madonna said. "He reeks of it."

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Reply #13 posted 09/11/16 2:55pm

1Sasha

Thanks, everyone.
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Reply #14 posted 09/11/16 2:59pm

Mumio

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Sugar and spice and everything nice lol

Welcome to "the org", Mumio…they can have you, but I'll have your love in the end nod
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Reply #15 posted 09/11/16 3:23pm

blizzybiz

[Snip - luv4u]

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Reply #16 posted 09/11/16 5:36pm

Mumio

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blizzybiz said:

[Snip - luv4u]



We're all "serioused" out due to ongoing stress and angst over losing this man confused Feel free to start your own threads and those who can get into the serious topics you want to discuss will no doubt join you there.

Welcome to "the org", Mumio…they can have you, but I'll have your love in the end nod
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Reply #17 posted 09/11/16 5:58pm

petergaynor

I remember being pushed up against him when he came into 'The Pod' in Dublin, in March, 1995. The first thing I noticed was his smell. Better, cleaner and more distinct than anyone else in the room - & very distinctly - of lavender.
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Reply #18 posted 09/11/16 6:50pm

blizzybiz

Mumio said:

blizzybiz said:

[Snip - luv4u]



We're all "serioused" out due to ongoing stress and angst over losing this man confused Feel free to start your own threads and those who can get into the serious topics you want to discuss will no doubt join you there.


[Snip - luv4u]

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Reply #19 posted 09/11/16 6:52pm

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I find it interesting, even though I associate lavender with the smell of little old ladies razz
There's always a rainbow 🌈 , at the end of every rain ☔️
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Reply #20 posted 09/11/16 10:47pm

Mumio

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petergaynor said:

I remember being pushed up against him when he came into 'The Pod' in Dublin, in March, 1995. The first thing I noticed was his smell. Better, cleaner and more distinct than anyone else in the room - & very distinctly - of lavender.


lol Lucky you to be that close to him to notice.

Welcome to "the org", Mumio…they can have you, but I'll have your love in the end nod
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Reply #21 posted 09/12/16 6:50am

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My first in person experience was him walking between me and my ex when we were dancing at paisley park in 96

My reaction...did you smell how good he smells?? He smells like a million dollars

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The greatest live performer of our times was is and always will be Prince.

Remember there is only one destination and that place is U
All of it. Everything. Is U.
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Reply #22 posted 09/12/16 9:48pm

LBrent

I've been asking what he smelled like for a long time and fans and other celebrities always mention lavender. I've also heard a few mention l'Occitane. Some have mentioned noting cinnamon and citrus, lilac, and woodsy, so whatever he smelled consistently of something similar and delicious.

I just saw l'Occitane also has a soap and aftershave balm. If that was P's scent of choice, maybe he didn't use the cologne but use the soap and that's why the scent wasn't overpowering.

I keep hearing that whatever he was wearing was subtle.

Plus, I've also heard more than a few people mention that there were candles and incense burning at PP so they weren't sure which delicious scent was coming from where.


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Reply #23 posted 09/12/16 11:59pm

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YUCK!

tish9311 said:

rainbowchild said:

Glad I kept a bottle of 3121. Reminds me of Prince whenever I smell it. cool

I didn't really like the smell of 3121. I read about the lavender and I also dreamed that if I meet him, I would be in lavender heaven.

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Reply #24 posted 09/13/16 12:09am

Starlit

LBrent said:

I've been asking what he smelled like for a long time and fans and other celebrities always mention lavender. I've also heard a few mention l'Occitane. Some have mentioned noting cinnamon and citrus, lilac, and woodsy, so whatever he smelled consistently of something similar and delicious. I just saw l'Occitane also has a soap and aftershave balm. If that was P's scent of choice, maybe he didn't use the cologne but use the soap and that's why the scent wasn't overpowering. I keep hearing that whatever he was wearing was subtle. Plus, I've also heard more than a few people mention that there were candles and incense burning at PP so they weren't sure which delicious scent was coming from where. wink [Edited 9/12/16 21:57pm]

A journalist who visited PP on several occasions said the scents coming from the candles and incense were lavender and monoi. Delicious indeed ! biggrin

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Reply #25 posted 09/13/16 12:19am

BillieBalloon

Wish he was still here so we could still smell him in the atmosphere.

Missing him today

:-(
Baby, you're a star.

Meet me in another world, space and joy
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Reply #26 posted 09/13/16 5:45am

luvsexy4all

u'd think he'd smell like that LAST p@@@y he went down on....

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Reply #27 posted 09/13/16 6:00am

nobias

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When I saw him perform at Club Black after his Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction, I was at times no more than 4 feet away from him. Face to face. He smelled heavenly...like the incense that used to be available through his NPG music club. I'd call it otherworldly...like nothing I have smelled before. I did notice the lavender...but there were other notes. You just wanted to inhale the air around him.

The incense maker, Stasia, is still around (and a lovely woman)...I order from her a couple of times a year. If you really want to imagine what he smelled like (at least on THAT night), order the Garden of Eden incense. Her company is Salish Winds. I have a feeling she knew him although we've never talked about it....

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Reply #28 posted 09/13/16 6:30am

QueenofPurpleP
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I always he smelled like pussy, glitter, and afro sheen.
That skinny motherfucker with the high voice.....Girl I guess
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Reply #29 posted 09/13/16 6:49am

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CherryMoon57 said:

The more I remember it, the more I think it could have been this. It smells very similar to what I have experienced and the brand is known for their subtle and natural scents. How close was I? Very close: he had his arm around me and his hand on my waist, his other hand in my right hand... And no, I don't work for l'Occitane lol.



"Created through the distillation of authentic A.O.C. lavender, blended with the peppery, nutmeg scent of burnt wood. A panoramic and complex fragrance, redolent with the rich scents of Provence, in all their ruggedness and mystery. Intended for men, but women love it, too."

http://uk.loccitane.com/l...0wodcTALKA





This cologne sounds heavenly
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