Banana Republic Tobacco & Tonka Bean by Banana Republic Perfume.
Perfumer Gino Percontino is the nose behind Banana Republic Tobacco & Tonka Bean, which first hit the market in 2019. As its name implies, the fragrance has a heart note of tobacco and a base note of tonka bean. Coconut is also present in the middle of the scent, and vanilla bean is additionally in the base. The top notes are Mirabelle plum and Anjou pear.
Banana Republic is primarily known as a fashion brand. Patricia and
Mel Ziegler started the company back in 1978. It originally focused on travel-themed outfits, many of which were inspired by safaris. The brand primarily sold goods through its catalogs that contained exotic backstories. The company starting selling upscale clothes when it became part of the Gap family in 1983. The brand released its first fragrance, Classic, 12 years later. Since then it has created several dozen perfumes in collaboration with Inter Parfums. It now has 500 stores throughout the United States.
Founded by Mel and Patricia Ziegler as a safari and travel themed clothing store in 1978, Banana Republic was known by their eccentric, hand illustrated catalog filled with high end and unique items accompanied with interesting stories from exotic locations, or more common high volume products touched up in the same way. Acquired by Gap, Inc. in 1983 Banana Republic’s image and product lines were made over to become the upscale store we see...
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