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Rough Orange by Zara

Rough Orange by Zara
Gender: Men
Release date: 2020
Brand: Zara

What Does Rough Orange Smell Like

The scent of Rough Orange by Zara opens on a refreshingly tart note of grapefruit and tangerine combined with a sweeter hint of apple, giving an immediate impression of citrusy sweetness. As the initial zestiness begins to mellow, an intriguing aquatic note of Cascalone subtly emerges, adding an unexpected twist to the citrusy, fruity opening.

In the heart of the perfume, the earthy sage note comes to the fore, delicately intertwined with the rich, sweet, and slightly balsamic essence of tonka bean. This combination lends a depth, warmth, and complexity to the scent, seamlessly transitioning it from the bright and fruity opening to a more earthy tone.

The base notes, you will notice, introduce a touch of oriental richness and depth with the inclusion of amber, patchouli, and the highly revered oud. These notes, combined with the earthy, woody nuance of vetiver, create a robust yet not overpowering base, grounding the fragrance in a beautifully masculine aura.

You will find that Rough Orange by Zara is qn unpredictable scent, a clever weave of sweet, fruity, fresh, woody, and earthy notes, evoking a sense of intrigue and sophistication, and reflective of its name.

Review of Rough Orange

Rough Orange by Zara, geared predominantly toward men, is a fragrance that doesn't shy away from its identity. It's an autumnal scent, but it isn't limited to only one season. It leans heavily into the sweet and fruity aspects, with a significant freshness that makes it wearable beyond the colder months.

When applied, you'll notice a playful blast of apple and Cascalone® that quickly establishes the fragrance's character. However, be aware that this initial burst might not linger as long as you'd like. The longevity is somewhat lacking, and the sillage is moderate, so it won't fill a room but will still be noticeable to those nearby.

With its vibrant top notes and earthy undertones, Rough Orange lends itself well to a variety of occasions. It's a competent choice for a leisurely afternoon, a night out, or even for everyday wear if you're inclined to a more attention-grabbing scent.

However, don't expect this fragrance to be a groundbreaker. It's not the most complex on the market, but it has its merits, and its value is in its accessibility and versatility. It may not be your signature scent, but it could serve as a reliable staple in your collection.

In conclusion, with Rough Orange, what you see is what you get. It's a decent, fruity-fresh fragrance that doesn't pretend to be more than it is, and there's a certain charm in that.

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