Valentino Assoluto Oud by Valentino Perfume.
Valentino Assoluto Oud is a majestic leather fragrance, strong and heavy as Eastern style perfumes typically are. In the beginning, it suffuses your nose with notes of fresh orange blossom and sweet, resinous cardamom. Revealed in the middle layer are rich notes of Bulgarian rose, deep agarwood (oud), and smooth leather. The base counterbalances that with hints of bittersweet saffron, vanilla, and woody notes.
The nose of Assoluto Oud was Olivier
Cresp, a prolific perfumer from Grasse, the perfume capital of the world. This fragrance was released in 2013. It comes in an all-black bottle embellished with a plastic black rose. Valentino is a fashion design house located in Italy. They are noted for their luxurious ready-to-wear lines and dresses, which have been worn by celebrities. The fragrance brand dates back to 1978, when the scents were made in collaboration with Proctor and Gamble. Now the company is partnered with Puig, a fashion and fragrance manufacturer.
Valentino SpA is an Italian fashion house founded by Valentino Garavani. Showing an aptitude for fashion early on, Garavani, known more famously as Valentino, apprenticed under his aunt as well as a local fashion designer before formally studying in both Milan and Paris. Starting his career in 1950 at age 18 Valentino worked with the likes of Jacques Fath, Balenciaga, Jean Desses and Guy Laroche before returning to Italy in 1959 to set up his...
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