* Vetiver is a green grass with earthy, woody, and smoky qualities. The top notes are green, but not really bright, and sort of muddle with clove.

* The Bois 1920 line was launched in 2005 when Enzo Galardi began reinterpreting his grandfather Guido’s original formulas.

* A hint of amber starts to peek through the green in middle development. It’s light and reminds me of the modeling clay that I played with as a child.

* As an Eau de Toilette, the strength is moderate, and it would make a great office-friendly scent.

* In the dry down, the amber becomes the focus. It’s not a bold amber- more light and powdery.

* Although this is in their men’s collection, it could easily be worn by women.

Summary: Vetiver Ambrato is exactly what the name suggests. While it doesn’t blow me away as life-shatteringly amazing, it is a high quality fragrance that will work for many as a safe, office-friendly fragrance.

Bois 1920 Vetiver Ambrato is available from Luckyscent, MIN New York and select independent boutiques.




2 Responses to Bois 1920 Vetiver Ambrato Fragrance Review

  1. perfaddict says:

    Vetiver Ambrato is one of my favourite scents. It always reminds me of Old Spice for some reason. I like that it is not a prominently vetiver frag, but one with very discernible vetiver which balances out the sweetness of the amber. It may not be groundbreaking, but it does what it should very well. Nice review

    • Ron Slomowicz says:

      Thanks for your comment. I’ve realize that the more I explore fragrance – the more I realize that I am just not a fan of vetiver.

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