1 Million Cologne by Paco Rabanne Cologne.
Golden grapefruit and blood orange citrus notes crest above a subtle landscape of leathery and woody murmurs in Paco Rabanne's 1 Million Cologne. This scent borrows its sharp masculine edge from its base of amber. It maintains an intense complexity throughout the development of its wear from the interplay between patchouli and a profile of spices brought into highlight by subtle waves of warm cinnamon. Rose rises to bloom and softens the mixture.
Floral elements in men's colognes are often a prickly subject, but the absence of aldehydes in this mixture ensure the blossoms remain a sophisticated backdrop rather than a prime player.
The house of Paco Rabanne worked with scent designers Olivier Pescheux and Michel Girard, among others, to create this particular aroma. The fashion legend's prolific use of metallic surfaces in clothing design inspired the striking bottle. The bottle's imitation of the gold ingot's form conveys the same sense of luxury, as do the complexities and refinements of the scent.
He presented his first fragrance, Calandre, in 1969. Meant for an active woman, it’s a cypress-heavy perfume that was considered revolutionary for its time. In 1973, he introduced his first men’s fragrance, Paco Rabanne pour homme, which was the first aromatic scent on the market. XS Pour Elle was introduced much later in 1995 as a soft floral, followed by his first unisex fragrance, Paco, in 1996, which was presented in a recyclable metal...
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