Last summer, Kat Von D released her fourth fragrance called Poetica after the duo Saint and Sinner and Adora. As its name indicates, the new scent is a homage to the art of poetry. While she is better known for her signature portrait tattoos and entanglement with volatile exes, Von D wanted to unveil a less well known side of her....
"Writing, just like tattooing, has been an outlet for me for as long as I can remember. Whether it's love letters or self-expression, I created my Poetica fragrance to represent the power of poetry. My fragrances are sexy, daring, and each one lets you devote your attention to the moment. To me, Poetica is an enticing extension of these fragrances—and every love letter ever written."
"Top notes of dewy rose petals and passion fruit intertwine with delicious crushed berries. At the heart, the subtle accord of a white orchid blends with night blooming tuberose, sweet Tahitian cherry, and spicy sambac jasmine. At the end, sensual musk, amber and blonde woods fuse with caramelized praline.
Notes: Dewy Rose Petals, Passion Fruit, Crushed Berries, White Orchid, Tuberose, Tahitian Cherry, Sambac Jasmine, Sensual Musk, Praline, Blonde Woods, Amber."
Kat Von D perfumes while offering a dark Gothic image are usually toned down by a sunnier and lighter L.A. disposition. They are often called "girlie" by those who wear them.