Stephane Humbert Lucas 777
D.S. & Durga Deep Dark Vanilla was launched in 2023, created by David Seth Moltz. A different kind of vanilla. Throwing hay in with vanilla is genius for me - it is not a sweet vanilla at all, it is an vanilla that lives out in the wild. Notes of orchid, cabreuva, pink pepper, cypress, vanilla leaves, vine, vanilla absolute, hay and dark patchouli. D.S. & Durga Deep Dark Vanilla is an eau de parfum, edp.
From the brand - "Rich and smoky vanilla absolute is one the most beautiful materials in perfumery. It can secretly blend behind things in a way synthetic vanilla cannot. Synthetic vanilla based fragrances are usually sugary sweet and cloying. On skin real vanilla is warm and gourmand recalling jungle vines and good times."
D.S. & Durga Deep Dark Vanilla Reviews
Fragrantica - "It's a handsome vanilla, very aptly named - it's sultry and has an incense-like character that I think a lot of people would really get along with. It's not a sweet or cloying vanilla, but woody and smooth."
Fragrantica - "The twist is that The Deep Dark here is a jungle, not an Amber. Starts with a hit of vanilla and incense, a bit of mushroom must(orchid?), but dries into a mostly green and floral concoction blended with vanilla creme. The “jungle vines” accord also comes through adding a bit of green dust and their signature weirdness. I agree with the comparisons to Pistachio, they are defiantly related thanks the the vanilla patchouli combo. More cool than warm."