The ideal man is a myth. His fragrance, a reality.
Guerlain decodes men’s aspirations and creates for them a concentrate of the ideal.
Top notes are citruses, rosemary, orange blossom and bitter orange; middle notes are almond and tonka bean; base notes are leather, cedar and vetiver.
L’Homme Ideal Eau De Toilette starts of with a zesty citrus accord that sets the tone for this scent. However, unlike its contemporaries that typically boast of either a perfect citrus cocktail evocative of the bright-sunny tropics, or an aqueaous-oceanic wave of fresh ozonic notes and warm salty facets that transport you to a boat braving the deep blue seas, or one that is abundant in rustic woody facets amplified with musk and made richer by amber, L’Homme Ideal travels an unchartered path by giving us a richly nuanced almondy gourmand scent for men.
This masculine scent takes a very different form 15 minutes in. The rich balsams and beautiful aromatics take center stage and a vision of crisply dressed men, charming with their clean-cut salt-peppered hair, liquor glistening in crystal glasses, well-humored chatter, masculinity with a metro-sexual edge, attractive enough both for women and even men.
"Perfumer’s secret…A transcendent almond from top notes to base notes, as an inspiration from Jicky.
The intelligence of a sparkling and perfectly fresh top note: citrus, rosemary, orange blossom.
The beauty of an incredibly sensual “amaretto” heart note based on an almond/tonka bean duo.
The strength of a woody leather base note, definitely masculine: Indian vetiver, cedar and leather given a contemporary interpretation. "Excerpt from Guerlain official website…
The amaretto heart which is intoxicatingly sweet develops further with a leathery edge, while vetiver lingers lightly in the background. The aromatic accords are fresh that help smooth out the gourmand sweetness , and leathery accords add loads of depth while cedar creates a woody balance.
Radical matte black lacquer side faces. A decidedly masculine, heavy cap that is also matte and borrows its guilloché detailing from the world of watchmaking.
Suited for men that fancy nice watches, suits and whiskey.
Wear if you are someone with a lot of confidence and charisma to maybe a cocktail party, or wear to an opening party of a fashion/art/design store...this will win you the attention of all the ladies and gents.
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