Ladies can follow the scent straight to Dior where a j'adore 50ml eau de parfum is priced at Bt3,900 (US7, up from 2 in 2015).
A Chanel 7.5ml parfum is a bit steeper at Bt4,520 (US6).
Convincingly well-done Retraux is a common factor in this trope.
See also Dead Unicorn Trope, where a trope that is thought of as old and Clich wasn't actually present in the original work.
It may also tie into Our Monsters Are Different, as many "standard rules" seem like they should come from folklore and legends, but really come from more recent media.
The development of fantasy RPGs has been a major mover in both tropes, as RPG creators have freely raided, adapted and bastardized from folklore and literature in order to fill their manuals, scenario books and bestiaries.
And remember, if it does not have a VAT tag, there will be no guarantee of quality. If you don't care about this minor quibble, get your hands dirty and jump right in.
Bangkok duty-free shopping has been pretty much dominated by the ubiquitous King Power ( who have also set up a dedicated King Power Duty Free Shop at Rangnam not far from Ratchathewi. This duty free complex offers a broad range of brands like Burberry, Coach, Chanel, TOD's, and BOSS.
Compare Lost in Imitation (well-known elements of a story are a lot more recent than the story itself), The Newest Ones in the Book.Congratulations: You've learned that some things are Newer Than They Think — a relatively recent invention that people tend to assume has much deeper roots in history and popular culture than it actually does — or the roots are considerably further from the end result than you realize.It usually arises from the myth being tied into an older myth; or the assumption that because the mythology is as old as they think, but it's only become popular within recent historical memory.'Traditions' which appear or claim to be old are often quite recent in origin and sometimes invented."So you've run across a trope or story element that seems unspeakably old.It simply drips with antiquity and grandeur, so you assume that it must have been around since the first caveman."Nothing appears more ancient, and linked to the immemorial past, than the pageantry which surrounds British monarchy in its public ceremonial manifestations.Yet,..its modern form it is the product of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.But then you research it a little more, and discover...that it was invented by a Los Angeles advertising executive in 1989?This Bangkok shopping guide is for the intrepid but, with a stout heart, a good map and a stouter bag, you'll be bulk ordering bags, belts, jeans and blouses like the pros in no time. And do visit the informative Tourism Authority of Thailand site.Remember, your VAT refund of seven percent (the local tax) involves some paperwork and patience. First, you'll need to spend at least 2,000 baht "per store, per day" as per the rules, each time filling out a PP10 form that is usually promptly supplied by sales staff.