Not so long ago I was writing about influential perfumes and one of the two names which landed on the top of the pile was Narciso For Her. The whole floral woody musk genre probably dates back to that perfume. Anyway, the musk and flowers and a little bit of wood recipe has proven so popular that nowadays several releases a year fall into the fuzzily soft fabric (or fabric softener) of the fwm. Everyone likes this plush toy formula, well everyone who does not require a little backbone in a perfume. Put it this way, floral woody musks are proof that in the perfume world the invertebrates can survive and thrive- even proliferate.
Of course the Narciso people could not let a success like Narciso For her go without progeny. There have been several scents by now, all in the beautifully designed minimalist bottles that the brand is justly famous for, modern, streamlined and an ornament to any vanity though the contents are Fluff. Continue reading