Hey there Posse peeps. When you’re within the Northern Hemisphere then I reckon you’re sweltering proper now. Whereas I’m down within the cool of winter, which I could have talked about earlier than is my happiest temperature vary. We not often get under 0C/32f, and I’ve no reminiscence of it. The bottom temp recorded in Sydney Metropolis is 2C/36f in 1932. Outlying suburbs have been as little as -8C/17f. In Parramatta we common 6-17C/43-63f. So not a heavy winter in any respect. Nonetheless, it’s sufficient to achieve for the Ugg boots and a beanie when strolling the canine late at evening. Anyway, I discovered a decant of Eau de Cologne Imperiale in my New Concept 2023 trawls and thought you all would possibly need an inexpensive luxurious thought to maintain you cool.
Eau de Cologne Imperiale by Guerlain 1860
Fragrantica offers these featured accords:
Prime: Citruses, Neroli, Bergamot, Lemon Verbena, Lemon, Orange
Base: Rosemary, Cedar, Tonka Bean
Eau de Cologne Imperiale is available in that unusual, flattened bee bottle that was round for just a few years. Excellent for gripping as a result of it had all these lumpy lacy protrusions. It wasn’t completely terrible however regarded like a really low-cost firm attempting to look posh (my opinion solely, don’t come for me). It additionally appeared vastly dated in a world the place everybody else is doing minimalist. Yeah, I’ve just a few of them myself, primarily as curios. Lastly, I see the EdC collection being one thing the standard male could be pleased carrying however can not think about this bottle being one they might gravitate to.
Initially launched in 1860! Clearly this isn’t the very same product, and I’m not even certain if it has been made repeatedly.
So how does Eau de Cologne Imperiale scent? So refreshing. It’s every little thing you’d count on from a classic cologne with a contemporary manufacturing worth. Tangy citrus, juicy, candy, pithy and really easy to put on. I additionally scent some greenery backed by a really faint smokiness.
After the opening fireworks I can inform the smokiness I used to be experiencing was the rosemary. By means of the center it’s a key participant and modifications the way in which the citruses really feel. So attention-grabbing. I’m shocked that lavender isn’t one of many notes, additionally orange blossom. Within the coronary heart the tonka provides its nutty sweetness.
Dry down could be very soapy. Like my way back reminiscence of opening a model new bar of Cussons Imperial Leather-based. I simply went to my cleaning soap drawer to verify and my reminiscence is fairly correct, not precise however shut.
Simply so , I’m carrying from a My Fragrance Samples decant.
Unisex, longevity is sort of good for an EdC. Eau de Cologne Imperiale is smooth however noticeable up shut after the primary half-hour. Jin can nonetheless scent faint citrus, pithy vegetal musks and a few wooden at about 4 hours however I’m nostril blind by then.
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Does this sound like an ideal summer season spritz to you?