A Bristol-based company specializing in British celebrity scents Designer Fragrances issued a perfume inspired by Marilyn Monroe and her iconic role in How to Marry a Millionaire late last year. They already hold a portfolio of fragrances which comprises the names of Kelly Brook, Katie Price, Alex Curran and Celebrity Big Brother star Calum Best...
Whatever your own experience of this classical movie is - and perhaps you never wondered how the film's character, Pola Debevoise, smelled like (but we did here) - the perfume is an unexpected take a priori, since it seems to take into account the marine air of New York City as a portuary city.There is also a note of savory vanilla.
The eau de parfum opens on top notes of green mandarin and a marine accord leading to a floral heart of jasmine, while the base rests on sandalwood, amber and "salted vanilla."
The flacon reproduces the cat-eye glasses of Pola, which is so fortuitously à propos in the context of the Women's March. It is fast becoming an emblem of feminism.
Available in 100 ml for £21,95.
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