L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme is a juice that saw the light of day in 1994 and that instantly won over the public with its dazzling and elegant freshness. What’s more, even though this one appeared over 20 years ago, it doesn’t seem to have aged a bit. It is a timeless essence with a particularly vibrant and masculine signature. Also, in order to enlarge the panel offered to his fans, Issey Miyake decided to create a new version. So get ready to welcome L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme Noir Ambré.
The oriental flavor of L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme Noir Ambré
L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme Noir Ambré is presented as a more oriental revisit of its predecessor . Thus, this fragrance is similar to the meeting between the West and the Far East. All in contrasts, he plays on the combination of the force of water and the power of light. It is a juice radiating amber notes and facing the addiction of more mysterious and deep woods.
L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme is the work of perfumer Christophe Raynaud. His name is probably not unknown to you. For good reason, he is one of the most famous perfumers on the planet and has already collaborated with the greatest design houses such as Lancôme, Azzaro, Givenchy or Paco Rabanne.
Here, he has mainly chosen to work around spices and woods. Thus, L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme Noir Ambré opens with a tenacious and impertinent scent associating saffron, cinnamon, nutmeg and coriander. If this blend does not lack character, it is also very prestigious. Indeed, L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme Noir Ambré contains one of the most expensive ingredients in the world: saffron. What is also called “red gold” quickly gives way to a more manly and sensual heart. This brings together a note of leather and woody tones of Atlas cedar, Haitian vetiver and papyrus. Finally, L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme gradually becomes warmer. It ends with a more enveloping base combining amber, tonka bean and vanilla.
Issey Miyake revisits her bottle
On the aesthetic side, Issey Miyake has also opted for a change. The iconic lines of L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme have been completely reinterpreted. We nevertheless find the form of the past of this container. Eau d’Issey pour Homme Noir ambré is presented in a flat bottle with a straightforward and contemporary silhouette. Its angles are sharp and well marked. Thus, the aesthetic of this perfume is particularly masculine. However, it has just the right amount of roundness to fit nicely into the palm of the hand. Once thought of in clear and transparent tones, today it is as if infused with gold. L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme Noir Ambré is contained in a limpid base revealing the amber color of its juice. Its matte black hood, meanwhile, is sewn of leather and wood, echoing its scent.