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Vaniglia by Acqua di Parma

Vaniglia by Acqua di Parma
Concentration: Eau de Parfum
Gender: Unisex
Release date: 2019

Key Notes of Vaniglia

What Does Vaniglia Smell Like

Vaniglia by Acqua di Parma opens with a gentle and agreeable blend of neroli and mandarin orange, underscored by the citrusy freshness of Calabrian bergamot. This initial citrus chord gives way quickly to the comforting, floral scent of heliotrope, imparting a sweet and powdery character to the perfume.

As the fragrance unfolds, the star of the show - vanilla, begins to shine. The vanilla in this composition is portrayed in a rich and gourmand manner, not overly sweet but creamy, almost like a warm custard. It is complemented perfectly by the exotic undertones of jasmine sambac, adding a floral touch to the heart of the perfume and enriching its sweetness without overpowering it.

As the perfume settles on the skin, a subtle hint of cedarwood emerges, adding an earthy depth to the scent profile. Finally, the fragrance rounds off with a soft musk, anchoring the creamy vanilla and floral elements with a clean, somewhat powdery finish, making Vaniglia a cozy and subtly elegant scent.

Review of Vaniglia

Vaniglia by Acqua di Parma is an intriguing blend that captures both the majesty and subtlety of a fragrance designed for everyone. As an Eau de Parfum, it strikes a good balance between potency and subtlety, making it ideal for those seeking a scent that lingers, but doesn't dominate.

The overall character of Vaniglia is dominated by a sweet, creamy undertone - think of a rich vanilla cream infused with the delicate floral kisses of heliotrope and jasmine. Yet, it's far from a one-note wonder. There's an earthiness that grounds the perfume, possibly a combination of cedarwood and musk which adds an appealing depth to the scent. It's like a warm, comforting blanket on a chilly day - definitely more suited to the cooler seasons of fall and winter, although its adaptable enough to wear all year round.

Interestingly, while labeled unisex, it seems to lean slightly more towards the feminine side, at least in terms of popular reception. Perhaps, it's the powdery, floral elements that evoke a delicate femininity. But don't let this deter men from trying it out as these notes are not overpowering, and the woodsy musk gives it a masculine edge.

Ideal for leisure or evening wear, this perfume is versatile enough to work for both a relaxed day out or an intimate dinner setting. On the downside, its longevity might disappoint those who prefer a fragrance that lasts all day. While it's also not the cheapest on the market, the overall experience it provides offers good value for money.

In summary, Vaniglia by Acqua di Parma is a well-blended, creamy, and subtly complex fragrance that offers a touch of luxury.

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