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Bvlgari Aqva Divina ~ perfume review

Magdalena Frackowiak for Bvlgari Aqva Divina

Bvlgari’s new Aqva Divina was inspired by Botticelli’s Birth of Venus and is “graced with the most sun-kissed wonders of the Mediterranean”.1 Translation, as executed by perfumer Alberto Morillas: it’s a “Floral – Solar – Watery” fragrance.

The start is appropriately dewy, with a “salty bergamot” note, although if you assumed such a thing would be light as air, think again — it doesn’t feel heavy on skin, but it radiates farther than you might expect…

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Bvlgari Man in Black, Nasomatto Blamage & Commes des Garcons Wonderoud ~ fragrance reviews

Bvlgari Man in Black advert

2014 is drawing to a close (this year really didn’t “register” for me…as late as last month I wrote “2013” on a personal check)! In an effort to wrap-up some reviews before Christmas, and 2015, I’m tackling three fragrances this week.

Bvlgari Man in Black

Bvlgari recently launched Bvlgari Man in Black — a flanker to 2010’s Bvlgari Man (and let’s not forget Bvlgari Man Extreme either). I was excited about Man in Black for one reason: its notes list1 included…TUBEROSE!

Man in Black goes on smelling sweet…

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