Details and Care
A warm and sensual option since 2013, Patchouli Riviera Atelier Cologne takes one on an invigorating olfactory journey that delightfully fills the senses with fresh, earthy, spicy and aromatic accords. A woody cologne for men, the warm, sweet and smoky base of vetiver, benzoin and patchouli arrives on the scene after a delectably fruity, herbal and floral adventure. Sweet and peppery star anise opens the fragrance with a swirl of fresh and tangy pineapple along for the ride. Powdery and decadent iris adds depth and richness to the herbaceous and citrus heart of geranium and olibanum, leaving behind a trail that one wants to follow.
Top Notes: grapefruit, pepper, star anise
Middle Notes: geranium, iris, olibanum
Base Notes: patchouli leaf, benzoin, vetiver
Questions and Answers
Q: How does Patchouli Riviera smell?
A: With patchouli leaf providing a rich, musk and woody base, Patchouli Riviera has a seductive finish that meets the expectation built up during the unfolding of the scent. An energetic citrus and spicy opening boosts one's confidence and creates an appealing aura full of natural charm. The floral and herbal heart of iris and geranium add a soothing, welcoming element. Once the cologne dries down, hints of each note provide delightful surprises.
Q: Where do you apply Patchouli Riviera?
A: To increase the longevity of the fragrance, spray onto your major pulse points such as behind your ears, at the base of your neck, on the wrists, behind the knees and in the inner elbows.
Q: What is the fragrance concentration?
A: An artisan perfumer, Atelier Cologne goes beyond just including essential oils to include other parts of the natural plants to deliver a more saturated, stronger and bolder fragrance. As a cologne absolu, Patchouli Riviera is a purer form of perfume that provides impressive longevity and sillage.
Q: Is Patchouli Riviera for him or her?
A: Although steeped in seductive woodiness, Patchouli Riviera was crafted as a unisex fragrance. Fresh, herbal notes, such as grapefruit and geranium, frequently appear in fragrances for men and women. Anyone who appreciates bold woody fragrances full of intrigue may appreciate Patchouli Riviera.
Q: Does Patchouli Riviera last long?
A: Although body chemistry determines how long a fragrance lasts, most anyone can expect a pure perfume to provide 10 hours or more of aroma. Since Patchouli Riviera's composition includes many elements of natural ingredients, use sparingly to avoid creating an overwhelming aura.
Q: What fragrances smell similar?
A: Explorer by Mont Blanc, Monsieur by Frederic Malle, Velvet Haze by Byredo
Q: What season should I wear Patchouli Riviera?
A: Woody fragrances, especially ones with a vanilla-like base note, have a richness and depth that rev up the seduction factor during the winter. The earthy and sweet notes of patchouli and benzoin create a heat that may exude too much power in the summer.
Q: Where can I buy it?
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