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Figuier Ardent (2015)
by Atelier Cologne


Figuier Ardent information

Year of Launch2015
GenderShared / Unisex
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 41 votes)

People and companies

HouseAtelier Cologne
PerfumerRalf Schwieger

About Figuier Ardent

Figuier Ardent is a shared / unisex perfume by Atelier Cologne. The scent was launched in 2015 and the fragrance was created by perfumer Ralf Schwieger

Reviews of Figuier Ardent

rbaker Show all reviews
United Kingdom
An opening blast that is bright and light, with bergamot and hints of anise mixing with cardamom and a green undertone. Pleasant.

In the drydown the greenness is turning a bit salty, and a fig aroma develops gradually. It is the aroma of unripe and fresh green figs. At times a cold and metallic undertone is added to the heart notes.

In the drydown a gentle spiciness is present, with a somewhat blunt vanilla aroma supplying a sweetness is the background. This all is intertwined with a nonspecific woodsiness.

I get moderate sillage, good projection and six hours of longevity on my skin.

This scent for cooler summer days is not a bad fig-based creation, but it is a bit bloodless and not very intense on me. Not very ardent indeed. As far as fig fragrances go, Diptyque’s Philosykos is more convincing. 2.75/5.
16th September, 2019
Figuier Ardent is the sportiest, most jock fig scent I can imagine. Super zesty citrus with a sweet but slightly metallic fruit heart, powdery and dry iris carrying it through. It’s completely pleasant, make no mistake, but when compared to the fig-wood masterpiece that is Philosykos? Or even D.S. & Durga’s bergamot and fig composition, Debaser? Then Figuier Ardent looks like nothing more than another designer Blue.

Its DNA is so utterly basic, and the fig so masqueraded behind its varsity letters, that Figuier Ardent is a challenge for me to truly love. I wouldn’t object to smell it on someone else (a handsome, young, muscular sportsman, perhaps?), but on me it rings a little false.
16th April, 2019
This is a really wonderful green slightly citric fig fragrance. It's very green and very fresh. The fig note is there but it's hidden by notes of fig leaf and other green notes. Projection is moderate (on the softer side actually) while longevity is moderate. It's nice but I can't help noticing that Old Navy's Sea Salt & Fig smells similar (but without all the green notes) and has similar projection/longevity but for far less price.

21st July, 2018
Very nice, smooth woody/leafy, minty green, cooling scent. Very natural and refreshing. The smell remains pretty much the same from opening to drydown.

I really like smelling this but feels more feminine. It reminds me of expensive women's hand/body lotion.

Projection is average but longevity is good.
04th February, 2018
This is the best fig leaf fragrance I've ever smelled. It goes warmly towards the fruit and spices (and I smell some lavender) instead of the usual colder, aqueous fragrances. I usually describe fig fragrances as blue or green. This one is dark purple, almost brown. Unisex. I only wish projection was better. Well worth a full bottle.
02nd May, 2017
Decent fig based fragrance with average longevity and projection. I prefer Philosykos EDP. 6.5/10
18th August, 2016

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