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Carven Parfums
Carven Parfums
Carven L'Absolu

Eau de Parfum
Average rating (84 reviews)
3.3 out of 5on the scale of 0 to 5
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0.27 oz Subscription2099USD14.95Carven Parfums
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Description
Let your senses be entranced by L’Absolu, the new exclusive fragrance launch from Carven Parfums that embodies the Carven woman at her core: chic, cool and captivating. The third olfactory accord from the profoundly modern fashion house represents an original opulence and the blend of all things elegant and modern, just as Madame Carven approached fashion. L’Absolu is intensely voluptuous with sensual and irresistible floral notes. Unquestionably the most intense chapter in the history of Carven Fragrances, L’Absolu was developed by the deft noses of perfumer Francis Kurkdjian and Jérôme Di Marino, his Takasago apprentice. Jointly they designed this hypnotic masterpiece by combining creative forces to develop an original Floral Oriental Chypre scent that perfectly rounds out the brand’s fragrance wardrobe.
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Rebottled Carven L'Absolu, rebottled by Scentbird, Inc., an independent bottler from a genuine product wholly independent of Carven Parfums
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Carven Parfums Carven L'Absolu main notes

PatchouliYlang-YlangIrisJasmineTuberoseLabdanum
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Scent type
product typeFloral
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Personality
product typeSexy
44
Occasion
product typeDate Night
70
Season
product typeFall
62
Attributes
product typeFresh
27
Complexity
product typeIntense
21

Carven Parfums Carven L'Absolu description

Carven L’Absolu may be the height of cinematic drama in perfume. And of course, for a fragrance that needs the red carpet treatment, visionary perfumer Francis Kurkdjian created it. L’Absolu is a big-budget, wide-release, scented star vehicle for the Movie of Your Life.

There is nothing shy about this scent. The opening notes of ylang ylang and mandarin descend in a swirl of lu

Carven Parfums Carven L'Absolu rating and reviews

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Average rating (84 reviews)
3.3 out of 5
Rated7on the scale of0to10
09/06/2018
Not right one
I did not get this one I got the same as the previous month
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
09/04/2018
What a stinky disappointment
I had received a small "rub on your wrist" paper sample of this from nordstrom about a year ago and loved it. I was so excited to be getting it from scentbbird. I was very disappointed. It STUNK!! It smelled like those cheap, stinky perfumes that are so horrid, that when you pass someone wearing it, you gag.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/24/2018
Carven
Very strong at first but once it fades I like the smell.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/21/2018
Love it!
Smells soooooo good. My boyfriend loves it!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/19/2018
It’s ok
A bit too strong and overwhelming
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/02/2018
Good scent
This is a scent that I am drawn to. It reflects my personal style.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
06/29/2018
Not for me
Very heavy scent. Goes on strong and takes a while to mellow. Would prefer something much lighter.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
06/02/2018
Carven
I was not too impressed with this one
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/31/2018
Not my favorite
Very light scent. Was not long lasting. Was told I smelled like a sexy grandma 😫
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/16/2018
Not my favorite
Something about it was off. Too floral but too masculine
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/06/2018
Very Floral
This was a little overpowering for me but I am still a little scent-sensitive after my pregnancy. There is an old school vibe to it and a dusty quality that reminds me of old clothes or lace. I traded it with another member since it was too feminine to give to my husband.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
04/09/2018
To strong
It’s ok just to strong for me it smells good :)
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/23/2018
Carven
Love this scent! Can be worn year round and is so sophisticated!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/16/2018
Classic/Professional
A little 'old school' but not in an asphyxiating tuberose way. Nice, with clean white flowers, patchouli, and some light citrus. If you like Chanel's Coco Mademoiselle you'll dig it.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/07/2018
So pretty
this is perfect for date night !!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/07/2018
love
LOved it
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/24/2018
Luh
Sexy!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/12/2018
love the scent
Scent is okay. I feel i still love Carven Le Parfum Eau de Parfum more
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/09/2018
Whew
This perfume reminds me of something my GREAT grandmother would wear. I strongly dislike it ... it has a strong sting to it that is just unbearable.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/08/2018
Regrettable choice
Something in this scent is irritating from beginning to end. It never has that point where it begins to smell good. I regret having chosen this.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/07/2018
Just OK
It doesn't leave a lasting impression. It is a little bitter at first and really not feminine. Hoped it would dry down to something good but just meh.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/05/2018
not my favorite
just not a favorite
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/03/2018
GREAT 1ST IMPRESSION!
1st month and already in love with Scentbird!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/31/2018
Too strong
Too strong of a smell. I didn't realize hjow musky it would be. I will not purchase this again.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/02/2018
Mss
Wasn't thrilled with the scent... to strong made me sneeze
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/22/2017
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/21/2017
Natasha
I really like the smell of this perfume being that I’m drawn to fresh clean scents. I found this perfume to be most pleasant and versital that can be worn day or night.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/05/2017
When the description says, "There is nothing shy about this scent..." it is not lying! It's a harsh fragrance to me. It has a very powerful introduction. I wouldn't wear it to work, but I'd wear it on a night in the town.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/30/2017
Lovely Scent, a bit too mild for me. I loved Carven Parfum and wanted to try more but I think i prefer the original. Still very nice scent, just wish it had more impact.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/28/2017
Very clean smell.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/26/2017
Too flowery. Could not smell the patchouli. Description did not match the scent that I received. Scent did not last very long.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/24/2017
Smells like potpourri, it's pretty nauseating.. Scentbird discontinued the scent I had put in my queue and replaced it with this one. I'm so disappointed, wish I could send it back
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/09/2017
Not for me 👎🏻
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/06/2017
Loved it. Clean, light and very feminine. Want a big bottle!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/05/2017
It was a nice smell but very flowery a little to strong in that category for my liking I like things a little more sweet then florally
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/03/2017
I loved this perfume ! Was very impressed with the choice. So far I haven’t been let down scentbird....keep up the great job ;)
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/03/2017
I really didn't like this scent very much I gave it to my daughter she liked it
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/28/2017
Just received my fragrance and I absolutely love it, can’t wait until next month <3
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/23/2017
Definitely stronger then what I was expecting. It's a decent smell but definitely not an everyday scent. As with most perfume but this one especially it needs to work with your natural body scent so don't go off of just the sorry alone. See how you like it on yourself first and that will be the deciding factor. It changed scents once I put it on and died down in intensity.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/14/2017
Nice but smells a bit mature and too much powder for me...
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/03/2017
Very powdery scent. Overpowering. Smells a little too mature for me.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
09/22/2017
Loved this as much as the original. It's a little greener and less powdery. Really, really nice.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
09/01/2017
This Carven scent is very sensual and evokes mystery. It is a sweet smelling fragrance enveloped with patchouli. I have owned fragrances in the past with patchouli notes that I adore. This will be one of many evening night out fragrance.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
09/01/2017
TOTAL DISAPPOINTMENT - WAY TOO STRONG - this should be taken down a few notches it is on the verge of becoming a cologne
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/27/2017
did not like it. very strong not soft.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/27/2017
very strong not soft. did not like it
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/24/2017
A sophisticated floral scent. I enjoyed it, but it's not unique to me.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/13/2017
As for being a 27yr old, I find that this one fits that desire for wanting something that is still young(the floral) but then wanting to show herself off as a mature woman(so it's just a tad heavy, but not in a bad way).It's my favorite so far! Spray like 3 times around the body in the morning, Fades around 1pm-2
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/06/2017
I get a lot of jasmine initially, then I get a lot of spicier notes. It's mature but doesn't feel dated or musty. I think it could be easy to overdo it with this one, but with a light touch you'll be fine.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/05/2017
Its a great scent. It has a sophisticated, rich, Saturday night out on the town type of perfume. Unfortunately it didnt work with my chemistry.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/02/2017
Starts strong but mellows out nicely
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/01/2017
I really liked this one! I am glad that I joined Scentbird!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/31/2017
This fragrance is rather sweet and reminds me of a Miss Dior type of scent. The tuberose really gets to me, and makes me nauseous. I expected a different smell from the notes listed, but unfortunately this is not my vial of juice.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/31/2017
This fragrance is rather sweet and reminds me of a Miss Dior type of scent. The tuberose really gets to me, and makes me nauseous. I expected a different smell from the notes listed, but unfortunately this is not my vial of juice.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/28/2017
This was my first scentbird ordered perfume. I had never smelled it before I received it. And I have no experience with perfumes. I chose it because I was looking for a perfume with Jasmine and/or vanilla in it. I also noticed the description mentioned tuberose, sandalwood, patchouli, and amber (all of which I like individually). Upon spraying, I smelled a citrus. A little later The smell was floral. After more time it smelled a little woody. I'm not familiar with scent/note descriptors yet, but I would like to say that to ME, at this time & with no experience or knowledge/education in perfume terminology, the scent smells "fresh". I think I could wear this any time. Although the scent does stay for a while, it does seem light, and wearing it during a work out and a ride in a hot car (when I was sweating during both) made the smell dissipate. I would give it more stars but as my first perfume I will give it 3 as a neutral. Order processing, shipment, and delivery were quick. Thank you.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/09/2017
I absolutely love this perfume. It smells really nice when I wear it and it lasts quite long. You don't need a lot.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/05/2017
This was my first scent!! It is definitely a stronger, more elegant type of scent. A little goes a long way.. I will define my scent as the women I believe it represents: Mature, Elegant, Intelligent, Strong, Focused and Sweet but not Playful.... I would wear this to an elegant dinner or fancy wedding. <3
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/29/2017
I love this fragrance. My current favorite.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/13/2017
Patchouli bomb with slight floral undertones. Theirry Mugler had a perfume in the Angel line with a similar vibe. Heavy, thick and headache inducing. I will stick with Carven EDT.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/03/2017
similar to Carven original
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/03/2017
I'm looking for "alien" why isn't it listed? Marie ribaldo
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Products received: 5
Rated7on the scale of0to10
04/27/2017
Good for a business work day, one spray or two should be more than enough. For the scent, anything more is simply too strong an overpowering. Definitely an "elderly woman" type scent. Not for me.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/07/2017
Love Carven! If it wasn't so expensive I'd get a whole bottle.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/06/2017
I get a lot of compliments when I wear this fragrance. Long lasting.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/06/2017
Doesn't last long !
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/04/2017
I love love love this perfume. It's better than the regular Carvan Parfum because it has a bit more of a powdery dry down. Might be my new signature.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/01/2017
I am in love with this scent. Its very floral but not overwhelming. It has a clean, flowery aroma to it. I get so many compliments. I will definitely buy this one.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/05/2017
Love it
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/01/2017
Did not like
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/01/2017
Not my favorite too musky.
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Upvotes: 1
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Products received: 3
Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/28/2016
If you easily get headaches because of perfume, this scent isn't for you. It's my first Scentbird and I'm thinking I'll have to toss it in the trash. I'm sad, but it's sooooo strong and musky.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/15/2016
I love this - it has a deep/complex vibe to it and just screams sexy. I can smell the patchouli but it's not overpowering. This is completely different from the L'eau de Toilette which is very light, airy and fresh. I love them both for different reasons and both have a place in my collection!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/07/2016
Nope didn't like it it had to much musk for me.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/02/2016
Smells so good
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/06/2016
I loved this scent and felt that it stayed on for hours. It was a nice fall scent.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/03/2016
Kinda a stronger smell than I was expecting but still a nice Fall/Winter smell
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/02/2016
I've only been using scentbird for a few short months now - but this is my favorite scent so far - it's very pleasing & I've received so many compliments & even got stopped in the store to ask what I was wearing! The scent lasts & is very lovely ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/29/2016
It's ok,but not for me.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/28/2016
Too strong for me!
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Reviews: 4
Upvotes: 8
Downvotes: 0
Products received: 7
Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/05/2016
Hands down the best thus far - scent stays with you and I have received sooo many compliments!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/04/2016
Too floral for me… I prefer more vanilla and pear or fruit smells
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/02/2016
I really liked this one, but my fiance did not. He said it smells like an old lady. I thought it smelled really nice and fresh!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
09/04/2016
I wanted to love it, but i wore it once and threw it away...My all time favorite perfume is Carven Le Perfume. I have worn it for years and keep coming back to it as a favorite. I was excited to try this new offering and did not like it at all. It smelled powdery and muddled. Not fresh smelling at all.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/31/2016
I'm not sure how to describe my reaction. At first spray, I sneeze, so there's something in here that makes that happen. And it's nothing special at that point. Then it turns into something beautiful. It's especially nice sprayed on clothing, but maybe it's just that my skin chemistry doesn't bring out the best in this scent. But it is really lovely on fabric.
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