SeeBy Chloe Eau Fraiche EdT is a flanker to Chloe‘s best selling perfume SeeBy. The bottle is light pink, compared to the more colorless original SeeBy. There’s another flanker that’s a deeper pink called Si Belle.
Eau Fraiche was released in 2014. Perfumer is Michel Almairac.
Upon the first spray I can see it: it’s a fresh fruity floral. But the fruit is sour, this isn’t fruit salad, it’s something that’s not quite ripe yet. The next moment I get something rosy and something even more fruity. To my surprise, there is no rose in it. Turns out the two seperate impressions I got – fruit and rose – are actually one thing: apple blossom. This also explains the sour fruit I think. This isn’t a ripe apple yet.
Up until this point I don’t love it, but don’t hate it either. Then my mortal enemy sets in: the aquatic note. Bleh. This is of course completely subjective; you might love this note. But I can do without it. So now we have got apple blossom and some watery flowers. Sometimes a flower wafts through that is actually nice to smell (jasmine???) but it lasts way too short for me to grasp it and it is drowned again by the aquatic thing.
Basically, this perfume is a green apple fallen into a pond that’s somewhat dirty, full of algae. You probably shouldn’t eat this apple anymore. It makes me think of the kind of fairies that pull you into ponds and drown you, except those probably would smell better. …has anyone ever done a series of perfumes inspired by fae?
Anyway, SeeBy Chloe Eau Fraiche is a clear skip for me.