Tory Burch Eau de Parfum (2013): The Various Meanings of "Clean" in a Fragrance {Perfume Review & Musings}

My initial impression of Tory Burch Eau de Parfum was that it reflects American aesthetic values in perfumery as we usually imagine them to be across the pond: clean and fresh. You conveniently set aside Obsession by Calvin Klein in this simplified view of mainstream US perfumery although the big cats know better. Zooey notes of the world, unite. As I try it on skin next, I see that the designer insisted on creating an aquatic floral perfume which is indeed clean and just a little more bodied than expected on first inhale. It is also "clean" in the sense that its scent evokes the goddess of laundry notes, white musk, and fabric softeners in their more sophisticated version of themselves...

Chantal-Hélène Wagner

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