Let's Travel to New York for Man (2017)

Let's Travel to New York for Man by Mandarina Duck
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Let's Travel to New York for Man is a popular perfume by Mandarina Duck for men and was released in 2017. The scent is spicy-floral. It is being marketed by Angelini Beauty.

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Perfumer

Jacques Huclier

Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesBergamot, Lavender, Carrot seed
Heart Notes Heart NotesFreesia, Orris root
Base Notes Base NotesCoumarin, Sandalwood, Cedar

Ratings

Scent

7.8 (21 Ratings)

Longevity

6.7 (20 Ratings)

Sillage

6.6 (20 Ratings)

Bottle

6.5 (24 Ratings)
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Mantus
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Mantus
Mantus
Top Review    7  
Make-up powder puff
At first you can perceive a strong and intense, bright, light, rooty, light earthy note, which brings with it very light, typically known carrot characteristics and thanks to the carrot seeds I have simply assumed carrots as a component.

At the same time, the carrot seeds, like a velvety veil, are accentuated with very fine, citric, herbaceous and soft Mediterranean nuances, which appear very fleetingly sweet, so that one gets a "certain" satin feeling and is due to the bergamot in combination with the lavender.

A little bit later the fragrance keeps an "almost" linear course for me and reveals something incredibly bright, creamy, powdery, almost like broken make-up - powder puff feeling, which is completed in very delicate features by a fine floral, subtle sweet note and I really thought I smelled Iris - Concrete, but it comes from the iris root in combination with the grub.

In the last 3.5 the heart note is said goodbye. It has a very minimalist touch and is woodsy, delicately resinous, with a fine, very smooth, creamy, spicy, very subtle almond twist, which provides a pleasant finish and is due to the sandalwood in combination with the Virginia cedar and coumarin, but I was of the opinion that Tonka beans - Extrait was used instead of coumarin.

In total, the fragrance lasts 7.5 hours on my skin.

The Sillage is designed from the beginning to be clearly perceived along a whole arm length and this is maintained for 3 hours before it is reduced in calm steps until the fragrance finally fades away completely.

I would like to express my sincere thanks to our perfume "Honk1510" for the sample.
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Elysium

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Elysium
Elysium
Helpful Review    3  
Mr. Duck Bathes into Powdery Water
Close your eyes and let your mind fly away for a moment. You are inside an iconic yellow cab while you tour New York City. The cab's windows reflect the astonishing New York skyline, The Empire State Building, or the Chrysler Building, to mention a few, and the background is lit up with Times Square billboards, dazzling lights, and neon signs painting the skyscrapers' silhouettes. There you are! Let's Travel to New York resembles all of those sweet dreams and takes you to the liveliness energy of this city that never sleeps.

By the way, I woke up this morning with M. Duck Let's Travel to Paris on my mind. The weather was so-so, the sky was pale and cloudy, and a crisp breeze was gently blowing. Thus, I took my morning shower, had my breakfast, and got dressed ready to go to the office—just quite a few whiffs of scent to complete my outfit. Later, while driving to the office, I smelt a pleasant powdery and creamy note. And I wondered who or what was scenting like that. Since I was on my own in the car, it could only be my scent. Ouch, it was so damn good, but you know what. I suddenly realized it couldn't be Let's Travel to Paris, which is supposed to be an aromatic-fougére, slightly I must be mistaken and sprayed Let's Travel to New York, which is unquestionably an oriental-fougére. Of course. It doesn't matter, and perhaps it does not fit this season. Let's see how it performs on a late springtime day.

To start with, Let's Travel to NYC begins with luxurious bergamot, just a bit of airy lavender, and enough carrot seeds to add fruity and powdery tones. Entertaining, carrot seed essential oil comes from wild carrot seeds; it doesn't come from the carrots we eat. It is a rooty, iris-like note with earthy and woody facets. The mixture results agreeably powdery.

At heart comes an avant-garde flower blend of freesia and orris. While the freesia delivers the elegant touch to the scent, the orris root pushes the smell towards a more mellow and powdery facet, yet remaining in the masculine territory. The powderiness is, however, far away from Dior Homme and ain't no lipstick effect here. Nevertheless, it is closely similar to baby powder that I don't mind, but that's a subject with not everyone comfortable. The heart is so smooth, classic, and comforting that I can't take my nose off of it, and reveals sophisticated floral notes which reminds the most exclusive and elegant facet of the upper-east side and its prestigious atmosphere.

A combination makes the great, warm base of noble and addictive woods like the enticing charm of the city. The blue cedar, the creamy sandalwood, and the coumarin whose aromas resemble the scent of fresh-cut hay altogether blend with the powderiness of the heart, with an intense temperament, like NYC.

The scent on my skin has average longevity, surely 6-8 hours, and the projection is moderate and close to the skin after 1 hour or so. In my opinion, it performs well in cold/warm weather; thus, both sprint and fall seasons are appropriate for wearing it.

Let's Travel to New York is closely akin to YSL l'Homme, they share the same vibe, from the opening throughout the dry down, even though few notes differ in the two compositions.

-Elysium
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