Yes. All fragrances are for all seasons. Your attitude towards perfumes & seasons dictates that.
Note not feminine.
I don't find it similar to vetiver tonka at all.
Not clean & fresh.
Thread: bal d'afrique
is this fragrance for all seasons? is it too feminine? is it really similar vetiver tonka by hermes? is it clean and fresh?
i want to try this but i just want to make sure first that it's not too feminine.
Agree that it's not similar to vetiver tonka.
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Bal d'Afrique is definitely not too feminine for a guy to wear. I would not characterize it as clean and fresh, although it does open up with some bright citrus. There's a sweet, tangy, and somewhat dense amber that persists throughout all phases of the development. Sometimes I find it a bit too sweet for my liking, to be honest.
Current Top Five:
1. Bois des Iles--Chanel
2. George Sand--Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier
3. L'Ame Soeur--Divine
4. Violet Blonde--Tom Ford
5. Santal Blush--Tom Ford
there are a ton of people on youtube, etc that think it smells like vetiver tonka. The drydown is definitely vetiver, but the opening is dirty and sweet. For the price, wouldn't rec'd a blind buy at all. This one def isn't clean and fresh like most vetivers.