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Diorama Dior for women

Diorama Dior for women
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female 25- 25+
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white floral
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Diorama by Dior is a Chypre fragrance for women. Diorama was launched in 1949. The nose behind this fragrance is Edmond Roudnitska. Top notes are bergamot, peach, melon and plum; middle notes are jasmine, gardenia, tuberose, nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, rose, lily-of-the-valley, violet, caraway and pepper; base notes are vetiver, musk, sandalwood, oak moss, virginia cedar, castoreum, civetta and leather.

Perfume Pyramid

Top Notes
Bergamot Peach Melon Plum

Middle Notes
Jasmine Gardenia Tuberose Nutmeg Clove Cinnamon Rose Lily-of-the-Valley Violet Caraway Pepper

Base Notes
Vetiver Musk Sandalwood oak moss Virginia Cedar Castoreum Civetta Leather

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This perfume reminds me of  
Dior Dior
6 no yes
Le Parfum de Therese
5 no yes
Diorella
3 no yes

Diorama Fragrance Reviews

ms rochambeau
ms rochambeau

In my experience, Vintage Diorama, which I own in EDT and parfum, is a slightly sweeter version of vintage Miss Dior. In other words, it's wonderful with its Miss Dior structure and hints of the plummy Femme Rochas.

However, the reformulated version is more like a salty/ citrus-y combination of vintage Diorella and Frederic Malle's Parfum de Theresse where the original Diorama scent only shows its beautiful self in the far dry down, just as it starts to fade out.

I have to say that I really like this reformulated Diorama for the scent that it is, but it's not really Diorama as it was originally intended. If you want to experience something closer to what the original Diorama was, try Molinard's Chypre de Orient for which I've also written a review.

Feb
24
2014
fazalcheema
fazalcheema

today i got original diorama and now my vintage diorama and diorling set is complete. i actually thought i may like diorling more but i think diorama has impressed me more.

btw, Henrietta, new diorling has no resemblance to original diorling and same is true for diorama..anyone who has smelled both versions can testify to that...even Dior's perfumer who has created new versions admitted he doesnt like new versions but his hands were tied due to material restrictions...so new versions of diorling and diorama should be taken as completely different fragrances that only share brand and perfume name with their ancestors

Jan
21
2014
dhiagelev
dhiagelev

What sophistication, spicy, woody, elegant. I utterly adored it and felt like a forties model when I wore it, which is a style that suits me down to the ground. I have been trying to get hold of it for a while now. Unfortunately my ex-husband hated it, claiming it smelled like fly spray. That only made me fonder of it!
This is really an unusual perfume, very individual, and definitely everyone's perfume, but for those whom it suits, it is just perfect. Tres Dior!!

Apr
16
2013
kuanyin4
kuanyin4

I got a bottle of vintage cologne for a great price on ebay and it was 2/3 full by the picture. When it got to me, the package was in USPS plastic baggy, uh oh. There remained about 1/3 in the bottle, the lid was loose. Grrr.... Anyway, the package and the room I opened it in smelled FANTASTIC. Slightly aftershave-ish, I believe that would be the vetiver. But man, what an addictive scent.

I got a big bottle of the new Diorama edt again on ebay, it was a tester and I have no reason to doubt the authenticity. What a disappointment. This one is primarily jasmine on me. There is just a hint of the vetiver and other ingredients, barely, on drydown. Not even close. I don't even mind that it only lasts about 2 hours. Now I have no idea how to rate this scent!

Oct
14
2012
Henriette
Henriette

THIS REVIEW IS FOR THE REWORKED DIORAMA
That Roudnitska is a genius we already know. That you can buy his creations blindly is another truth. Obviously if you like his style which is elegant, refined, never too claimed, understated.
This scents is a powerful mixture of every nuance can be found in a perfume: there are flowers, citrus notes, powder, fruits, leather. All so well balanced that one may wonder how this could be possible by a human. I really wonder if Monsieur Roudnitska was only human.
Wearing Diorama you have the impression of wearing Diorella (the citrus opening notes), Dior Dior (the exploding of flowers and honeysuckle coming from behind), Diorling (the powder and leather notes). The fruits is the new note, the innovation in this wonderful scent from the range of the other Dior's masterpieces I have listed here. Among the whole of Dior's range this is certainly the best creation in my opinion, it sums up what Dior used to be, what elegance was, what a classy woman anchored to the past but with her eyes to the future should wear. Incredible scent, just in between past and future, perfect if you love the vintage feel and the modern trend. Unbelievable.

Nov
13
2011
oona noir
oona noir

The vintage parfum bears Roudnitska's mark. Anyone familiar with his work would be able to identify the nose in a blind sniff. Right out of the vial I get cumin, peach and possibly basil. There are noticeable similarities to Diorella and the current Rochas Femme. As it develops, there is a strong leather that appears and I'm reminded of Le Parfum de Therese. If you are a Roudnitska fan, this is definitely one to sniff, but if you are looking for something to wear almost anything of his that is still in production would work.

Apr
01
2011

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Diorama by Dior 4.07 out of 5 based on 49 ratings and 6 user reviews

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