Perfume Review By Perfumer Christian Provenzano


With more than four decades 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. Here, ParfumPlus invites him to review the latest fragrances of the season.

Scandal By Jean Paul Gaultier

jean paul gaultier

This one is said to stop the fever of limited editions. Something festive, fun, spicy and sexy with a gourmet-warm effect for as long as you like.

Perfumer’s remark: An elegant and sensual accord of flowers and gourmand notes with a soft woody amber undertone.

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Top: Blood Orange, Mandarin Orange

Heart: Honey, Gardenia, Jasmine, Orange Blossom, Peach

Base: Patchouli, Beeswax, Caramel Licorice


Gucci Bloom By Gucci

Launched in 2017, the nose behind this one Alberto Morillas. The perfume’s exclusive ingredient is Rangoon creeper, an Indian vine that makes it a sweet fragrance.

Perfumer’s remark: A sophisticated white floral accord easy to wear and great for younger generation!

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Notes: Jasmine Sambac, Tuberose, Orris Root, Honeysuckle


Girls of Now By Elie Saab

An oriental fragrance for women was launched in 2017. This fragrance is said to have taken inspiration from the personality of a woman and is aimed at celebrating femininity. Simply put its a comforting scent!

Perfumer’s remark: A floriental gourmand. Maybe too gourmand and sweet for my liking! More suitable for the American market!

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Top: Mandarin Orange, Pear, Pistachio

Heart: Orange Blossom, Magnolia, Almond

Base: Patchouli, Cashmeran, Tonka Bean, Almond Milk


Tiffany & Co by Tiffany

Tiffany & Co by Tiffany

Launched in 2017 by Tiffany, this fragrance is a strong one. The fragrance has a soft, powdery, clean and elegant aroma.


Perfumer’s remark: A fresh and crisp floral accord. Perhaps lacks sophistication. Not for me!

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Top: Mandarin Orange, Bergamot, Lemon

Heart: Iris, Black Currant, Peach, Rose

Base: Patchouli, Musk


Riflesso By Trussardi

riflesso by trussardi

An oriental woody fragrance for men. Launched in the year 2017, this fragrance is mildly dry, light fruity, mature and pleasantly reassuring. Old-school yet fresh fragrance.  

Perfumer’s Remark: Love it! A true gentleman’s fragrance and well balanced.

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Top: Bergamot, Pink Grapefruit, Green Apple

Heart: Geranium, Violet Leaves, Lavender

Base: Leather, Vetiver, Tonka Bean


Because It’s You By Armani

because it is you by armani

Because It’s You is happy, delicious and sparkling: simply irresistible like a ripe raspberry in its perfect and most elegant naturalness when combined with neroli notes. The fragrance is unabashedly feminine, full, instinctive and passionate.

Perfumer’s remark: a well balanced accord of red fruits and white flowers. Great fragrance for day and night!

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Top: Raspberry, Neroli, Lemon

Heart: Rose

Base: Vanilla, Amberwood, Musk