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    John Varvatos by John Varvatos

    Dates seem to feature prominently for me this month not least because it is the month of Ramadhan when Muslims customarily break their fast with this sweet fruit. JOHN VARVATOS is probably the first scent I know that uses dates; a gamble or more of a marketing gimmick as the fruit is better known for its taste than its fragrance. I find its projection rather 'creamy', mildly fruity even - an aspect which women seem to find appealing. While I do recognize the scent of a biker's leather jacket amidst the ambery vanilla drydown, I just wish the note features more prominently rather than as an afterthought. Still a worthy buy in my books even if the scent falls short of delivering what the handsome bottle promises.

    15 September, 2009