John Varvatos Dark Rebel Rider by John Varvatos Cologne.
A truly masculine fragrance, John Varvatos Dark Rebel Rider takes the rebel concept in scent even further than before. This fragrance makes a statement combining rugged leather, warm spices and citrus touches. Its initial impressions come through in the top notes of hyssop and marjoram, which impart a sweet herbal smell, together with citron, bitter orange and saffron for a crisp complement. The heart notes express the rich and
amber-infused fragrances of labdanum, Somalian frankincense, tolu balsam, black violet, Florentine orris root, osmanthus absolute and Sumatra benzoin. It finishes light, yet complex, with hints of cedar, cocoa, vanilla and leather.
Menswear designer John Varvatos released this scent in 2016 as a follow-up to Dark Rebel Rider, reteaming with master perfumer Rodrigo Flores who trained in perfumery in Versailles. The bottle is wrapped in black leather complete with metallic zippers on each side, conjuring up images of motorcycle racing and pure rebellion.
American born designer John Varvatos credits his love for rock music as the catalyst that drives him in fashion. Growing up in a suburb of Metro Detroit, Varvatos discovered the sounds of Iggy Pop and Alice Cooper among others in his youth and has used their creative energy to fuel that of his own. Joining Polo Ralph Lauren in 1983 Varvatos plied his craft there until 1990 when he moved to Calvin Klein to head menswear design for the collection...
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