John Varvatos Oud by John Varvatos Cologne.
Oud, also known as agarwood and often referred to as the "wood of the Gods," is a highly prized element in the world of perfumes, known for its sweet and pungent aroma that derives from tree resin. John Varvatos Oud takes that concept to a new level, using top notes of spicy nutmeg, earthy cyprus and sweet tobacco to create an exotic and masculine presentation. This impression fades into the heart notes of a spice market with the scents of clove and
cardamom mixing with just a hint of intoxicating Turkish rose and jasmine for a sensual appeal. The fragrance leaves behind the warm intrigue of amber, incense, myrrh and crisp Lebanese cedar wood.
John Varvatos introduced this fragrance in 2014 to bring a truly exotic touch to his line of men's colognes. Together with master profumer Rodrigo Flores-Roux, the menswear designer captures the essence of eastern mystery, right down to the gold mesh draping the striking black bottle.
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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