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Frenchy Lavande by Guerlain

Frenchy Lavande by Guerlain
Gender: Unisex
Release date: 2017
Perfumer: Thierry Wasser
Brand: Guerlain

Key Notes of Frenchy Lavande

What Does Frenchy Lavande Smell Like

Frenchy Lavande by Guerlain opens with an invigorating citrusy aroma, courtesy of dominant lemon notes, underpinned by the sweet-tart veil of bergamot. Hints of vervain and petitgrain introduce a refreshing green touch to the initial scent profile. The first impression is bold, crisp, and zesty, like an energizing sunny morning in a Mediterranean grove.

Transitioning from the bright citrusy opening, the perfume evolves into a heart filled with the calming aroma of lavender, intermingled with the herbal character of sage. The floral sweetness of neroli subtly threads through these heart notes, lending a light, fresh, and clean intensity that feels soothing and tranquil, evoking an early summer evening in a lush countryside.

The base of Frenchy Lavande unveils a pleasant surprise with the marine undertones of ambergris. The woody, earthy scent of vetiver merges seamlessly, adding depth and richness. The inclusion of tonka bean finishes off the scent journey with a gentle whisper of sweetness, rounding off the profile. The overall aroma is an olfactory landscape of earthy, green and floral notes, punctuated by sharp, fresh citrus and soothing woody undertones.

Review of Frenchy Lavande

Frenchy Lavande by Guerlain, launched in 2017, is a fragrance that makes a statement. It's unisex, but with its distribution leaning notably towards the male population. Primarily, this fragrance comes across as fresh and clean, with a distinct citrusy undertone that adds a lively feel. It has a greenness to it that reminds you of nature, making it an excellent choice for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits.

This fragrance boasts a tenacity that doesn't quite match some of its competitors. Its longevity isn't its strongest suit, so you may find yourself reapplying throughout the day. The sillage is moderate, it doesn't overpower a room, but leaves a subtle trail behind you.

The scent of Frenchy Lavande is quite fitting for the warmer months. Its freshness breathes life into a hot summer's day and complements the blooming flora of spring. However, the scent might not hold up as well in the colder months, but it's not entirely out of place in fall.

In terms of occasion, this is a versatile fragrance. It fits in equally well in casual settings as it does in a business environment. It's not too invasive for daily use, and the slight spiciness gives it enough edge for a night out or an evening event.

Frenchy Lavande falls a little short in the value department—it's not the most affordable option out there. However, if you're looking for a fragrance that's fresh, citrusy and subtly woody, with a hint of lavender's soothing charm, it's certainly worth considering. It's a vibrant, day-to-day fragrance that embodies a certain laid-back, natural ethos.

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