Perfume Directory

La Collection Croisière : Jangala (2015)
by Pierre Guillaume

Advertisement

La Collection Croisière : Jangala information

Year of Launch2015
GenderShared / Unisex
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 11 votes)

People and companies

HousePierre Guillaume
PerfumerPierre Guillaume
Parent CompanyPierre Guillaume Diffusion

About La Collection Croisière : Jangala

La Collection Croisière : Jangala is a shared / unisex perfume by Pierre Guillaume. The scent was launched in 2015 and the fragrance was created by perfumer Pierre Guillaume

La Collection Croisière : Jangala fragrance notes

  1. Top Notes
  2. Heart Notes
  3. Base notes

Reviews of La Collection Croisière : Jangala

A Very blue scent. Aqueous. There's the sea breeze, it's cold, but you get a coconut and green fig cocktail anyway. And some citrus fruit. I don't think it works. And the scent stays very close to the skin. It's not disgusting, though.
08th March, 2017
Hoping for a lush & steamy tropical jungle suffused with the scent of moist earth, here I find a light, leafy, slightly fruity aromatic, with a quite synthetic feel, & an "off" note lurking beneath. A few minutes in, the ginger note appears & steadily strengthens, until in the heart the scent morphs into a lightly spiced woody masculine. There are hints of sandalwood, but it's not creamy or coconutty, to my nose. Further on, there's something vaguely biscuit-like, & a touch of incense in the base, before it begins to fade out around six hours in.
An odd fragrance, this. Not altogether unpleasant, but with two distinct & very different phases, the opening giving no hint of what comes later. The second phase strikes me as rather autumnal in feel, & I might enjoy it more when the weather cools. For now though, the search for the perfect "moist earth" scent continues, with Black March in the lead, & Demeter's Dirt close behind.
06th September, 2016
At first application, I quite like this! There’s an accord to it that I am not familiar with...it’s ozonic and aquatic at the same time? What I like most are the greens this scent projects! I’m certain it’s a combination of the eucalyptus and woods, and the slight waft of coconut…It gives me a sense of being somewhere lush and exotic. It’s just interesting enough to stay on the radar. Thumbs up, perhaps barely.
03rd January, 2016
I think of Jangala as a sandalwood fragrance from somewhere deep in the rainforest. Sandalwood is the essence of this. The opening is truly exceptional with eucalyptus, rosewood and cardamom for a resplendent penetrating cool woods lead in. The transition to sandalwood goes through ginger flower and has a slight coconut feel to it. Coconut seems to be a common by-product in sandalwood composite fragrances and this is no exception. Coconut lasts only a short time though and after the bright cooling opening I am left only with the idea of sandalwood, not to be confused with real sandalwood. Still I like this casual vacation fragrance without the need to actually go anywhere. Exotic carved wooden idol of sandalwood. It seems very simple, but fun. I happen to think the blue color of the scent and the Cruise Collection name for the series is a mild distraction and I refuse to let these tedious details ruin my experience of the fragrance which is very enjoyable.
20th November, 2015
I know this “teal” line was promoted as one that sidesteps the horror that is calone, but I still find them to be brazenly synthetic and harsh. This one is positively nauseating, bordering on physically painful. It’s a chemical “exotic" scent — the kind of thing you’d scent a car with, only the “chemical” is ramped way up. The best way I can describe it is that it merges a dated, men’s aromatic cologne with the kind of white musk and milk accord you might find in hair conditioner; it’s basically like sweet camphor crossed with a cleaning product. Within 20 minutes, it’s a pedestrian, vaguely ambroxan base. I’d scrub it, but it scrubbed itself first. Awful.
08th June, 2015
Kaern Show all reviews
United Kingdom
Firstly , this collection isn't strictly all 'aquatics' -- it's more Le Ciel et Le Mer and the 'space between them'. Jangala is supposed to represent facets of the steamy Indonesian jungle from morning to night. It has a lovely lush opening of eucalyptus and coconut which is wholly intoxicating and lasts a good while. The drydown is less fabulous and actually reminds me , at times, of Mont Blanc's Presence. Still, I felt I needed to have this so it has to be a thumbs up.
04th June, 2015

Add your review of La Collection Croisière : Jangala

You need to be logged in to add a review

Shop for La Collection Croisière : Jangala products online

Search for on eBay

Member images of La Collection Croisière : Jangala

There are no member images of La Collection Croisière : Jangala yet. Why not be the first?

You need to log in or register to upload images

Private Notes

You need to be logged in (or register here) to use Private Notes.

Advertisement

Advertisement