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So Nude (2012)
by Costume National

So Nude information

Year of Launch2012
GenderShared / Unisex
AvailabilityIn Production
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People and companies

HouseCostume National
PerfumerDominique Ropion
Parent CompanyKao > Kanebo > Maxibell

About So Nude

So Nude is a shared / unisex perfume by Costume National. The scent was launched in 2012 and the fragrance was created by perfumer Dominique Ropion

So Nude fragrance notes

Reviews of So Nude

Promising opening, boring evolution. So Nude opens with an hyper chic fresh-musky-aldehydic (joyful) accord of floral notes and cool/aqueous spices (pepper, cardamom, kurkuma and may be ginger). At the beginning it seems ostensibly to be dealing with "aqueous" floral notes (such like peony, lotus or freesia) but in a few time the tuberose jumps on the stage "alive and kicking" as supported by lily, may be violet and rose (I catch far more lily of the valley than rose). In a while the freshness starts fading, a sultry synthetic fruitiness (apparently like plummines, probably just something similar provided by spicy ylang-ylang) jumps up and the dry down appears like a more boring (warmer) amber-tuberose-powdery woods accord with a synthetic fruity soft undertone (something more than vaguely conjuring me Givenchy Amarige and Penhaligon's Ellenisia in a slightly lighter way, something actually really close to Diptyque Moheli). Anyway Costume National So Nude is a more than graceful floral-spicy accord which anyway lacks the originality to really stand out.
21st February, 2015
One of the "disappointing ones" among Costume National. A chic, modern, linear floral scent comprising aldehydes, rose & tuberose, a warm and cozy base of amber, cashmeran and perhaps patchouli. A classic, modern, dry floral fragrance filtered through Costume National transparent and elegant style, which sadly is not enough to make it "stand" on its own. As sophisticated as rather generic (dozens of designer scents came to my mind while testing this). Pleasant but negligible.

5,5-6/10
20th June, 2014
This perfume didn't bowl be over at first. I liked it, but it seemed so whispy and not really my thing. Today in another season, another mood and I found it. There is something effortless about it---unusual intermission gum, a silk lined purse, a purring voice that purrs for its own sake unawares...wearing it I feel like someone I am not...it is very freeing...very summer.
13th June, 2014
A very good floral fragrance, mostly focuses on tuberose, then roses. Strong like most Costume National fragrances.
11th January, 2013

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