Desire Black London by Alfred Dunhill Cologne. In 2014, Alfred Dunhill launched Desire Black London, a spicy and sophisticated scent for a man’s man.
Three words say it all—virile, desirable, and classy. Sharp notes of black pepper, grapefruit, and bergamot orange provide an enticing opening. A floral body reveals fresh aromas of cypress, rose, and saffron. The last layer delivers a stronger potpourri of resinous amber, earthy vetiver, and balsamic olibanum (frankincense). Desire Black London,
summed up, is a luxurious potion nothing short of excellence.
The cologne is an encased in an elegant black and silver flacon, mirroring its fine attributes. Dunhill is a renowned English design house that caters to a niche consumer base. They sell various male luxury items, from clothing to accessories to fragrances, their first cologne dating back to 1934. They own a chain of retail stores called “Homes”. Alfred Dunhill, whom the company is named after, began dealing in automobile parts and driver paraphernalia in the early 20th century, eventually entering into the sale of pipes, tobacco, and deluxe lighters.
Taking over his father’s business at age 21 in 1893, Alfred Dunhill began to transform the family’s saddlery into an accessory store for the latest and hottest item on the market—automobiles. Along with horns, lamps and dashboard clocks, Dunhill also offered other “necessities” for the driver such as leather overcoats, goggles and gloves.
Moving onto a new venture in 1907, Dunhill opened a tobacco shop followed by his own pipe factory in 1910....
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