Tom Ford Black Orchid Fragrance Review + Surprise Giveaway

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It’s the scent that started it all. Tom Ford’s Black Orchid debuted in 2006, making it the first fragrance from the designer.

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It is a statement fragrance that is described as an oriental chypre – a rich and spicy woody fragrance. It has top notes of French jasmine, black truffle, black currant, ylang-ylang and effervescent citrus. The heart notes hold the spicy floral punch of Tom Ford’s black orchid which lead to the woody base noes of dark chocolate, amber, vetiver, vanilla, balsam, patchouli and sandalwood.

As opposed to the brighter and more feminine Velvet Orchid, Black Orchid is a classically dark fragrance that basks itself in luxury. Honestly, it took me a long time to come around to Black Orchid because of its smoldering spicy notes. I tend to favor more fruity and floral notes – more on the sweeter side – and Black Orchid definitely took me on a…

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