Van Cleef & Arpels Collection Extraordinaire Bois d'Iris
Van Cleef & Arpels
Van Cleef & Arpels Collection Extraordinaire Cologne Noire is a unisex fragrance that was created by Mark Buxton. It was launched by the design house of Van Cleef & Arpels in 2009, Collection Extraordinaire was made up of six fragrances meant to pay homage to nature. Cologne Noire has notes of ginger, cardamom, pepper, bergamot, bitter orange and mandarin on a base of woody notes. This is the eau de parfum, EDP.
Fragrantica: "It's refreshing, uplifting, sensual as hell, romantic and divine...it's such an enticing smell. I love every moment of it. Such a gorgeous mix of things - the pepper and ginger are woh! stunning! And the citrus and cardamom and soft wood, with the sweet freshness of the neroli, all combine to make this totally wonderful So romantic."
Fragrantica: "Unisex woody aromatic fragrance. It starts refreshing with citrus-orange tones that are strengthened by ginger, cardamom and pepper. Slowly the bergamot and a splash of neroli will join the bouquet. Very well balanced and elegant."