Diptyque Eau de Lavande Eau Florale (2014) {Perfume Review & Musings}


Eau de Lavande by Diptyque opens on an impressively musky and pungent top note riding on the animalic back of lavender. The spicy note of nutmeg amps up all that is potentially excessive in the floral scent, prolonging it. The fragrance soon segues into an equally in-your-face leather accord, with herbaly nuances. This lavender seems to be wearing a studded and chained, thick leather biker jacket and be part of a Hell's Angels gang. It is a very unconventional beginning for a lavender fragrance. It visibly shows that the perfumer was hyper conscious of the pedestrian and stereotypical character of your average lavender spritz and wanted to shake up your expectations...

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Chantal-Hélène Wagner

The Scented Salamander Fragrance Blog

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