Aqua is for both genders who are not afraid of snagging a sleeve on a rose bush when they go out in the garden to pick their boutonnière.
Patchouli is a material of great importance in the perfumer’s palette. It plays as first violin in the orchestra. Among all the woody notes, it is the most sensuous. Patchouli evokes richness.
This distinctly un-hippie patchouli straddles both sides of the olfactory gender spectrum, with bergamot opening, sprinkled with cinnamon, sweetening the wedding of a deep, dark, earthy patch and its natural partner – rose. A passing quote of the fougère family – orange flower and orris – lightens the heart of this heady blend before it subsides into an incense-laden, almost tarry leather that plays up the smokier facets of vanilla.