Oriental Woody Fragrances

Dior Dolce Vita – A Passion for Good Life

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I remember seeing the ad print for Dolce Vita in a magazine at the end of the ‘90’s, a period when the fine art of perfumery was not the first on my list of priorities. Back then, this perfume seemed to have a distant type of elegance that was definitely perceived wrong by me. Arrived […]

Cerruti 1881 Black – Dark and Elegant

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The darker and more intense version of the masculine fragrance Cerruti 1881 was introduced in 2006, under the name Cerruti 1881 Black. This oriental woody scent was developed by Michel Girard and is reportedly “inspired by the warm and spicy atmosphere of an Italian evening”, as stated in the press release. As an admirer of […]

Salvatore Ferragamo F by Ferragamo Pour Homme – Seductive but not Aggressive

Salvatore Ferragamo F by Ferragamo Pour Homme_100ml_EdT

In 2007, the time when F by Ferragamo Pour Homme was introduced, I was so enchanted that I wanted to purchase it right away. But, like in many situations of this kind, the impulse acquisition never happened and later I forgot it and became captivated with F by Ferragamo Black. This latter one entered my […]

Chic Shaik No. 70 – The Pleasure of Leading an Unrestrained Life

Chic Shaik No. 70_80ml_EdP

A couple of months ago I was reading about a very rare and interesting scent, created by Shaik and named Chic Shaik. Due to its very selective distribution I imagined I will never have an opportunity to sniff it, however, lucky for me, this Saturday the dream became reality and I enjoyed the aroma of […]

Versace Blue Jeans – A Flamboyant Style

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Blue Jeans was introduced by Versace in 1994, as an ostentatious oriental woody masculine fragrance, developed by perfumer Jean-Pierre Bethouart. The scent was launched alongside its feminine counterpart, Red Jeans, both of them being inspired by the late Gianni Versace. Having an image that does not go along with my taste, Versace Blue Jeans is […]

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