Being Nosey With Christian Provenzano!

With more than four decades of experience in the domain of perfumery, Christian Provenzano has established his name as one of the world’s leading creative perfumers and is currently associated to CPL Aromas. In this edition, ParfumPlus invites him to review the latest perfumes of the season

La Vie Est Belle l’Eclat EDP
By Lancome

Launched in 2017, this scent as is vibrant as a woman’s smile! Not just a multi-faceted bottle, but a sprinkle of happiness. This is La Vie Est Belle L’ÉCLAT for you!Perfumes

Perfumer’s remark: a beautiful sparkling and elegant floral fragrance with a hint of sweetness. Definitely a winner!

Sillage ****/5                                          
Longevity ****/5

Notes:
Top: Bergamot, Mandarin Orange, Freesia
Heart: Orange Blossom, White Flowers, Jasmine Sambac, Iris
Base: Sandalwood, Vanilla, Patchouli

Eros Pour Femme
By Versace

Strength, individuality, and seduction: words that define this perfume. The velvety touch of peony petals is a revealing and enchanting note of this scent.Perfumes

Perfumer’s remark: a radiant and sensual floral fragrance with a hint of tropical fruits. Just beautiful!

Sillage  ***/5                                 
Longevity ****/5

Notes:
Top: Sicilian Lemon, Calabrian Bergamot, Pomegranate
Heart: Lemon Blossom, Jasmine Sambac, Peony
Base: Sandalwood, Ambroxan, Musk, Woodsy Notes

Amber Royal
By Amado

A fragrance that emits purity and femininity. The orange blossoms gather together and blend, it is almost magical! This is a perfume for the loyal lovers!Perfumes

Perfumer’s remark: a perfect oriental fragrance suitable for men & women. Try it!

Sillage ****/5                                          
Longevity *****/5

Notes:
Top: Neroli, Saffron, Nutmeg
Heart: Artemisia, Rose, Amber
Base: Vanilla, Styrax, Sandalwood

Le Jour Se Lève
By Louis Vuitton

As the morning pierces the night sky with its bright and shining rays, this perfume brings freshness to one’s heart. An invitation to set off for new horizons!Perfumes

Perfumer’s remark: Translate to ‘Daybreak’ in English. A pretty floral accord with a musky tonality. A ‘daytime’ fragrance.

Sillage ****/5                                          
Longevity *****/5

Notes:
Top: Mandarin Orange, Black Currant, Bergamot, Lemon, Orange
Heart: Jasmine Sambac, Magnolia, Osmanthus, Green Notes, Peony, Rose, Lily-of-the-valley
Base: Iso E Super, Vanilla, White Musk

Gucci Bloom Acqua di Fiori
By Gucci

This scent is for the nature lovers. Like its name, Gucci Bloom captures the rich scent of fresh flowers in a garden. Tuberose, jasmine and Rangoon creeper, will transport you to an imaginary garden!Perfumes

Perfumer’s remark: Reminiscent of freshly cut flowers. Pretty, young and easy to wear.

Sillage ****/5                         
Longevity ***/5

Notes:
Top: Galbanum Leaf, Cassis
Heart: Tuberose, Jasmine, Honeysuckle
Base: Musk, Sandalwood

Lady Million Lucky
By Paco Rabanne

Launched in 2018, this perfume represents a moment of euphoric happiness! Intense, sensual and yet so fresh, the perfume is a sweet and enchanting scent!Perfumes

Perfumer’s remark: A sweet, fruity and floral accord. Would make a great lipstick fragrance! Not my favorite!

Sillage ****/5                                    
Longevity ****/5

Notes:
Top: Raspberry
Heart: Rose, Jasmine, Hazelnut
Base: Honey, Cashmere Wood, Cedar