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There's something truly magical about Times perfume critic Chandler Burr's pan of Ralph Lauren's new fragrance Notorious: "Notorious? For a start, it smells pale. You’re uncertain that the spray has hit your skin. Lean in close. Yes, something’s there, but it’s detectable in the way that A.M. radio picks up ghostlike murmurings...It’s so bland that it’s actually difficult to describe. The perfume is not floral, it’s not fruit, it’s not spice, and it’s not bad exactly, but I’ll be darned if I can say what it is. Though the scent may at first smell sophisticated, you can never really make out what it’s saying. It may appear pretty, but there’s so much Vaseline on the lens that Mickey Rourke could pass for Gisele Bündchen." [Moment]