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Rose Gold (2016)
by Ormonde Jayne

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Year of Launch2016
GenderShared / Unisex
AvailabilityIn Production
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HouseOrmonde Jayne
PerfumerGeza Schoen
Creative DirectorLinda Pilkington

About Rose Gold

Rose Gold is a shared / unisex perfume by Ormonde Jayne. The scent was launched in 2016 and the fragrance was created by perfumer Geza Schoen

Reviews of Rose Gold

Gorgeous cool rose, brightened with uplifting hesperidic notes, light, gently diffusive and energizing, with the only concession to weight in its opening being its backing of skin-like ambrette. In its first few hours Rose Gold is like an after-shower rose splash elevated to the realms of serious perfumery – and that’s not a back-handed compliment. It’s a pleasure to encounter a rose perfume that demands your attention for its dewy, airy freshness, rather than going for more familiar deeper, darker pleasures weighted down with heavy olfactory jewellery. This spins out like gossamer and calls out to spring regardless of the season.
The noticeable lime accent that lingers for a good four or five hours brings to mind Amouage’s Lyric, but only fleetingly, as this perfume has much gauzier, soft-focus aims. In the later stages, Rose Gold gets a few degrees warmer as the smooth and dry sandal in its base pairs up with the musk, without any loss, however, of its airy quality. This is when a slow transition begins where the tissue of the former perfume slides off almost imperceptibly to reveal a base that is a fuller blend of a honeyed rose with rich woods but pitched in that discreet, ‘listen to me because I won’t shout’ Ormonde Jayne manner. The next day in the shower, when the water revives the last traces, the wearer may be surprised to find that they have been wearing an oud after all.
The price point is painful and is probably intended to exclude, what with the usual OJ guff about using pricy absolutes. Still there is no denying the artistry involved.

26th February, 2018
Genre: Floral Oriental

Rose Gold opens on a lovely, juicy bergamot top note, which is soon painted over with a rich, expensive-smelling taifi rose of impressive depth and complexity. Moderately indolic jasmine, labdanum, and a touch of medicinal oudh support the rose in a deep, jammy, winey accord that my nose finds highly appealing. The entire composition is rounded off by a very smooth, plush sandalwood note. If all of this sounds potentially dense and weighty, it’s not. While Rose Gold is undeniably potent, it’s also surprisingly transparent, given its concentration (parfum) and its content.

Stylistically, Rose Gold bears comparison to woody rose fragrances like Amouage’s Lyric Man and Lyric Woman, Frédéric Malle’s Portrait of a Lady, and Grès’s defunct Cabaret. At times it is even distantly reminiscent of Guerlain’s classic Nehéma, though Rose Gold seems to me sweeter and fruitier than any of the aforementioned. Besides being quite potent, Rose Gold is durable and tenacious, with an appealingly plush drydown of sandalwood and musk (ambrette?) that lingers for hours on the skin. All in all, a very pleasing addition to Geza Shoen’s growing portfolio for Ormonde Jayne.
20th August, 2017

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