Le Dandy pour Homme (1923)

Le Dandy pour Homme by d'Orsay
Bottle Design: Louis Sue
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Le Dandy pour Homme is a popular perfume by d'Orsay for men and was released in 1923. The scent is spicy-fruity. The production was apparently discontinued.

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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesPineapple, Whisky, Peach, Plum
Heart Notes Heart NotesGinger, Nutmeg, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Clove
Base Notes Base NotesPatchouli, Benzoin, Tonka bean, Sandalwood, Peru balsam, Tobacco

Ratings

Scent

7.5 (90 Ratings)

Longevity

7.5 (74 Ratings)

Sillage

6.5 (67 Ratings)

Bottle

7.3 (75 Ratings)
Submitted by Apicius, last update on 26.06.2019
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Would You Like Some Soap With Your Champagne Punch?...
Le Dandy (edp) opens with a somewhat sweet fruity mixture of plum and peach mixing with an alcoholic champagne-like accord to create what amounts to the smell of a delicious champagne laced fruit punch, complete with fresh fruit slices and peach sherbert on top. The top notes remain into the heart of the scent, combining with traces of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove spice with the fruit still taking the fore using the spice as subtle support now joined by an almost soapy accord. Base notes of sweet sandalwood, patchouli and tonka bean add further sweetness to the already sweet fruity concoction. Projection is minimal and longevity is excellent.

Le Dandy (edp) is a nice mixture of fruit spiked alcohol, mild spice, and tonka laced super-sweet sandalwood. The almost shampoo-like soapy undertone in the scent's heart is most likely a remnant of the alcoholic accord and it is a bit weird smelling, so I could see it turning some folks off, but I kind of find it interesting. One other word of caution is the high level of sweetness from start to finish can get a bit cloying if you are not too careful, so I recommend going easy on the trigger. If applied in the right amount I think Le Dandy can impress, especially if you enjoy really sweet scents. I can't really say it is ground breaking or stunningly wonderful smelling, but it is definitely a cut above the norm and earns a "good" to "very good" rating of 3 to 3.5 stars out of 5.

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