Amouage Sunshine Man joins the very popular Sunshine Woman. It was inspired by the impressive interplay of light and darkness that you can see during a solar eclipse. Sunshine Man features top notes of lavender, orange, brandy and immortelle; middle notes of bergamot, juniper berries and clary sage; and base notes of cedarwood, tonka bean and vanilla. It is an eau de parfum, edp.
Sunshine Man debuted in August, 2015 but is not yet available in the United States.
Colognoisseur - "The perfumers use lavender as the point of light in the opening of Sunshine Man. What comes next is citrus but in an unusual way as an orange brandy accord provides the first part of the shadow. This is a rich boozy citrus accord and it sort of invites the lavender in for a drink, too. The real eclipse of the top notes happens as immortelle slides across the face of the other two notes. I love immortelle for its rich maple syrup-like quality. The perfumers here also remind me that it is a bright yellow floral and beyond the sweeter depth there is a bit of sunny floralcy. By having gone from light to dark the immortelle unexpectedly provides the beginning of the light again. In the heart bergamot provides the sunlight. It actually breaks through the top notes like a sunbeam. Then almost as rapidly clary sage and juniper berry cloak it in a green herbal and astringent fruit shade. The movement of bergamot into the heart from its more traditional place right on top makes for a feeling of an introverted pyramid. I think the perfumers were working for that sunbeam effect and the bergamot provided it. In the base the clean lines of cedar are where the light is found. Vanilla and tonka provide the sweet darkness."
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|Perfume Name||Amouage Sunshine Man|
|Strength||EDP, eau de parfum
|Notes||Lavender, orange, brandy, immortelle, bergamot, juniper berries, clary sage, cedarwood, tonka bean and vanilla
|Country of Origin||Oman|
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