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Tom Ford Orchid Soleil ~ fragrance review

Tom Ford Orchid Soleil

The latest fragrance release from designer Tom Ford is Orchid Soleil, a new addition to the designer’s Signature Collection of feminine fragrances and a flanker to 2006’s Black Orchid. I have to admit that I didn’t really care for Black Orchid, nor for Violet Blonde. Something about Tom Ford fragrances just doesn’t “fit” me. But I received a sample vial of Orchid Soleil with a recent makeup purchase, so why not give it a try, right?

Orchid Soleil’s composition of bitter orange, pink pepper, cypress, tuberose, black orchid, spider lily, vanilla, chestnut cream accord and patchouli supposedly “captures the seductive warmth and reflective bare skin of the Tom Ford woman.” Since I’m apparently not “the Tom Ford woman,” I was surprised to find that I enjoyed it more than its sister scents…

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