The French, hygiene and perfume: Why is the negative stereotype so hard to wash off?

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The old cliché goes that the French have a questionable relationship with hygiene. And yet they’re also famous for their vibrant perfume culture. So where does the negative stereotype come from? And at the same time, why do French fragrances have such a good reputation around the world? In this episode of French Connections Plus, Florence Villeminot and Genie Godula splash into the pungent universe of French hygiene and perfume.

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