The opening is not animalic as The Night, but you can immediately feel the rose, smoke, oud and pepper. Pepper definitely softens the animal opening so it’s lighter than The Night and The Moon initially.
Dry down is a smoky, incensy labdanum. And through the labdanum you can feel the oud incense.
It stays on the skin for 12+ hours, and it stays on the clothes until you wash it.
Dawn will be around you, but it's not too strong so it can be worn at slightly higher temperatures without bothering anyone.
Can't wait to buy it. This is a masterpiece.
Dans Tes Bras - In Your Arms
Maurice Roucel just loves musk and musk loves him. Maurice has “only” two perfumes for Frederic Malle and I would say that both are masterpieces. Musc Ravageur and Dans Tes Bras. Totally two different approaches to musk. Sweet gourmand...
The Oud Masterpiece
The Night smells similar to Portrait Of A Lady. But patchouli was replaced by Oud. The same rose was used, so that POAL trademark is present. The opening is absolutely animalic, but through all that animalic Oud - you can feel the POAL rose...