Sharp citrus/floral/woody mix, unisex cold-weather-leaning, under-discussed, perhaps reasonably so
The overall effect is that of a slightly fresh and invigorating (due the zest of the citruses/spices and brightness of the florals) but is mostly woodier and spicier, and slightly dark. To its credit, though, it’s not overwhelmingly spicy, floral, or citric—it maintains some semblance of balance.
I don’t regard it as particularly masculine (Shagya, by contrast, feels more like a men’s signature scent), as there’s something floral, leathery, and resinous that sort of fits the unisex cold weather mold of a lot of niche scents, or is it something I’d recommend reaching for in warm weather.
Lippizan is interesting but is a notch below some of its kin—Nisean, Shagya, and Carlisle are more interesting, for example—but I’d still recommend that fans of the brand, especially, give it a try.
It performs fairly well and is priced at $153 on FragranceX and $149 on FragranceNet for the standard 125ml size, which is reasonable, given the quality, in my opinion.
7 out of 10
Beautiful, strong blend of several categories
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