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Colonia Leather (2014)
by Acqua di Parma


Colonia Leather information

Year of Launch2014
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 146 votes)

People and companies

HouseAcqua di Parma
PerfumerFrançois Demachy
Parent CompanyLVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton

About Colonia Leather

Colonia Leather is a masculine fragrance by Acqua di Parma. The scent was launched in 2014 and the fragrance was created by perfumer François Demachy

Colonia Leather fragrance notes

Reviews of Colonia Leather

I own both this and TF Tuscan Leather and they are very similar. I like both, but Tuscan Leather is a bit loud and I tend to prefer Colonia Leather for everyday wear. Well balanced, elegant, a real success.
05th January, 2021
Not sure why I've never reviewed this before, having tried many times, largely on holiday in airports, local shops and the like. But now Christmas has brought me a 180ml bottle so it should be a companion for some time - no bad thing given the replacement of this whole brown bottle series for a new set.

So, if you can imagine something a bit like Tuscan Leather and something very much related to the other old brown bottle colognes from AdP, you're pretty much there. Do those scents from AdP have some kind of common base? It certainly smells like that to me?

In any case Colonia Leather has a strange reversal going on where what you would imagine the fixatives to be appear early and the designated top notes come in later. My first impression is of smoky guaiac wood - a really good instance of this. After a couple of hours the other woods emerge and by the time of the drydown, leather, rose and dry citrus are all evident. That last phase is very much in the realms of Tuscan Leather, and although I kind of prefer the smoky opening, it's robust enough and hugely pleasant at all points. Very wearable, even versatile, and has excellent longevity. In fact, the day two experience is very good indeed. Lovely bottle and packaging makes for a genuinely niche experience.
03rd January, 2021
Leather Eau de Parfum 2019

Black,wool guards coat,navy blue scarf,black two burton jacket, black dress pants,white purple shirt,black leather shoes,black gloves,deerstalking hat.combine with a magnifying glass and pipe for a classic style like Sherlock Holmes!pure class,pure charm. stylish,luxurious,flirtatious and alluring interpretation of leather enchanted with a sweet and delicious touch of raspberry. to wear Leather EDP is to be replete with imprintent confidence,and to revel in museful mystery.

It opens with a delightful and sweet mix of raspberry and honeysuckle,followed by aromatic and a bit herbal bergamot& petitgrain,romantic rose in the middle.the dominant notes,during mid development,are still leather and raspberry with a slightly petitgrain, aromatic and animalic vibe.this all leads into a bit rich,creamy,woody dry down that evokes a first date,you meet your date in his car and his sweet fragrance and smell of his leather seats is all you smell, along with the chemistry in the air and the alluring looking I'm his eyes drawing you in for a kiss.
25th December, 2020
Lovely smooth, sweet and slightly boozy leather.

CL opens with a bright, tart but full bodied citrus and quickly develops into a sweeter, smooth and slightly smokey leather, the guaiac wood being quite prominent to my nose. The combination of rose and citrus lend an almost berry-like accord. The rose appears deep red to me; sweet and rich but blended such that it is not a rose-heavy leather fragrance like, for example, Dior Homme Parfum.

Performance wise this is long lasting and pretty noticeable, so I’d go easy on the trigger.
08th September, 2020
Powerful, surprisingly pleasant stuff that has the feel of Tuscan Leather but in a softer, more pleasant delivery. While wearing, it feels like you layered Ombre Leather, which is very wearable to me, with Tuscan Leather, to achieve this very manly but soft and sweet leather scent. It's just not as abrasive as Tuscan Leather and sits between the two Tom Ford scents. Really good leather scent.

Again, this is a power scent in the performance area. Next day longevity and leaves a big trail of scent behind wherever you go.
12th June, 2020
POW! Acqua di Parma Colonia Leather comes right off as a sillage monster full of a THICK leather accord, loaded to the max with cedar and guaiac woods and intense, clarified drippy rose petals.

This scent is pungent, aromatic, woody, boozy, oily, and filled out with hesperidic grips from deep within (from the orange and lime, which take a bit of examination to really make out amidst the leather bomb vibe). I like heavy fragrances like this for when all I want to do is to have a solid scent curtain around me that isn't dated nor otherwise cloying.

This is NOT for everyone. It takes some getting used to, and DEFINITELY requires discretion to apply (it can easily become a monstrous offend everyone scent if too much is put on). I like the intense oily leather and hearty wood vibe from it, and I wouldn't mind sampling it every now and then when I feel BOLD, lol. :-)
13th February, 2019

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