• Inspired by Romance in Venice

    This fragrance is inspired by romance in Venice. The key notes would be Iris; Orchid (subtler than the Iris); slightly powdery Vanilla; Champagne; and a Venice Sea note. Italian Opera comes to mind when I think of this fragrance. The fragrance would be unisex. If I were to create an ad for this fragrance, I'd show a man and woman floating down Venice on a gondola, laughing and drinking champagne.

    Here are my proposed notes for the fragrance, which the perfumers can subtract from or add to at their own leisure:

    Bergamot
    Iris
    Orchid
    subtle Jasmine
    A hint of Verbena
    Sandalwood
    Driftwood
    Gondola Wood
    Amber
    subtle Labdanum
    slightly powdery Vanilla
    Champagne
    Venice Sea note

    Submitted by yepyep

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    1. MysteryBuff40's Avatar
      MysteryBuff40 -
      Very evocative! From the name "Romance in Venice" and your description, this strikes me as a predominantly female scent, not unisex. There just aren't enough good "gondola wood" fragrances on the market.
    1. yepyep's Avatar
      yepyep -
      Thanks! I think if done right, it could be unisex, but you're right, it does sound predominantly feminine. Gondolas are made out of a lot of different woods, I didn't want to list them all.
    1. Balavassassin's Avatar
      Balavassassin -
      Good article, sounds lovely!
    1. yepyep's Avatar
      yepyep -
      Quote Originally Posted by Balavassassin View Post
      Good article, sounds lovely!
      Thank you!
    1. lilkcceleb's Avatar
      lilkcceleb -
      I Like This! I Love Italy!
    1. yepyep's Avatar
      yepyep -
      Quote Originally Posted by lilkcceleb View Post
      I Like This! I Love Italy!
      Thank you very much! I was inspired by the history of Venice, and Italy in general, and the long history of romantic escapades therein.
    1. Redneck Perfumisto's Avatar
      Redneck Perfumisto -
      This reminded me of my visit to Venice with my wife. Very romantic place, for sure. The idea of gondola wood is intriguing - a mixture of woods and other scents which might evoke a well-worn boat on the canals - I can picture it in my mind's eye and smell-o-vision right now. It really is a fascinating idea.
    1. yepyep's Avatar
      yepyep -
      Thank you Redneck Perfumisto!



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