Nick’s Sunflower is based solely around the Sunflower, or what a sunflower would smell like if it had a scent…The scent is delicate, fun and happy, yet an intriguing choice for a fragrance as the sunflower actually has no scent.
[…] Nick’s Sunflower is an abstract interpretation of a summer moment. Think yellow flowers following the sun, blue skies, immense fields…1
So reads the press release accompanying EB Florals Nick’s Sunflower. As the press release further informs us, EB Florals’s founder Eric Buterbaugh is a “globally renowned floral designer” who “embarked on an exciting venture to return perfumery to its refined luxury status” by paying “homage to the sublime notes of highly coveted flowers.” Nick’s Sunflower was inspired by Venice, California, hat designer Nick Fouquet, who loves sunflowers, a flower Eric Buterbaugh admits he’s not wild about.
Now, back to this abstract interpretation of a sunflower. What might a sunflower smell like to you? I think of heat, earth, corn cobs and squirrel fur. (Good thing I don’t have my own perfume line, huh?) From sampling Nick’s Sunflower, I conclude the folks at EB Florals think of peppery musk…