Clive Christian Men’s Perfume Review - Seductive, Discriminating, The Ultimate in British Luxury

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

The British Invasion, once synonymous with The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and other musical groups has evolved into the recent obsessions with Downton Abby, The Crown, and The Royals, it seems like the world has had a resurgent thirst for all things Royal.

Nothing speaks more to British Luxury than the notable collections of Clive Christian, known first for his mastery of luxury interiors, he happened upon a humble perfume house in Mayfair, London, once so distinguished is was intimately known by Queen Victoria and decided to restore the treasure to its former state.


Men’s Gift Guide: For the Sophisticated Man


A Master craftsman, Clive Christian builds his fragrances around historical periods in British History. Each detail from the design of the bottle, which begins with a replica of Queen Victoria’s crown as the stopper, which was given to The Crown Perfumery in 1872 as the former Monarch was once a patron and when the company was purchased by Clive Christian on 1999, the rights and design were acquired.

The coat of arms, “Faux Animi Onesti Gloria” translated into “in truth and honesty, glory will be found” is the motto behind Clive Christian. Granted by the royal college of arms in accordance with The Royal Victorian Order.  

Each bottle is designed to visually begin the journey that Clive Christian perfumes desires the wearer to enter. The scents are not simply designed to allure, they are to be remembered, creating a story, a memorable moment. As he explains, Marc Anthony, it is said, fell in love with Cleopatra, before she arrived as the scent of her Jasmine soaked sails wafted through air arriving first. His passion was unleased.

The Noble Collection “which commenced in 2016 with Noble VII, stands proudly in the Clive Christian Perfume family as an olfactory tribute to notable periods in British architectural and design history. Paying homage through the selection and concentration of some of the most prized ingredients and influences of the era, the Noble perfumes are some of the most complex and evocative in the portfolio.”


Italy’s Finest Crowned At Salon Privé 2017 During Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance Spectacular


The Noble Collection, VIII Rococo, Immortelle, is designed to arrive first, without overpowering, and is the most recent addition to the portfolio of fragrances for Men.

Noble VIII Immortelle

Referencing Rococo’s predilection for overt yet playful grandeur, Noble VIII Immortelle opens with the bright, fresh notes of bergamot and lemon, harnessing the velvety note of the infamous everlasting flower, Immortelle at its heart to add an enlivening sensual quality. Native to southern Europe where it grows on dry rocky and sandy terrain, Immortelle flowers never fade from a vibrant yellow, even when dried. When fused with woody undertones of calming papyrus, amber and vetiver, it produces a masculine depth which lingers on skin and unravels to reveal unrivaled elegance and complexity.

Retailing at $550.00.

For more information: https://www.clivechristian.com

 

Haute Tease

  • Documentary Features Category Explodes with 170 Submitted For 2017 OSCAR® Race

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    One hundred seventy features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 90th Academy Awards® which will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2018, and be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.  

  • Kino Lorber Acquires Tom Of Finland, A Biopic on the Acclaimed Finnish Erotic Artist and Gay Icon, Before Its North American Premiere At The Tribeca Film Festival

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Kino Lorber has acquired all North American rights to TOM OF FINLAND, Dome Karukoski’s biopic about the life and work of Finnish artist and gay icon Touko Laaksonen, best known by his pseudonym Tom of Finland.  

  • UPDATE: Chicago’s Bloody Christmas Weekend Thankfully Ends; 2016 Expected to Be Third Highest

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Chicago’s bloody rampage continued Monday with a sharp spike in shootings and with five days before New Year’s Eve the 61 shootings, 50 wounded and 11 homicides, over the three-day holiday weekend bring the 2016 total to 785 homicides.

     
  • Rising from The Ashes of War to the Murky Top – Ukraine’s Politics of Plunder

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Mykola Yankovsky and his son Igor have been conspicuously spreading Ukraine's wealth in Europe and the United States in recent years. The retired king and prince of independent Ukraine's chemical industry have plenty to spend. But maybe not for long.

     
  • Fifteenth Annual Tribeca Film Festival Announces Films In Spotlight, Midnight Sections, Plus The Centerpiece Film, Special Screenings, And Works In Progress

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced the feature films in the Spotlight, Midnight, and Special Screening sections. The 15th edition of TFF will take place from April 13 to April 24 in New York City. 

     
  • Channing Tatum Returns To Launch “Team Oscar®”

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    LOS ANGELES, CA – Channing Tatum, Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, and the Academy today launched "Team Oscar" by inviting the next generation of filmmakers to create a short video and vie for the opportunity to appear onstage during the live Oscar broadcast.  Winners will deliver Oscar statuettes to celebrity presenters at the 87th Academy Awards® on Oscar Sunday, February 22, 2015, live on ABC.

     
  • Celebrity Interview: Nigel Barker is Devoted to Resurrecting Devastated Haiti

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Nigel Barker, celebrity judge and photographer from the long running America's Next Top Model and now The Face, and I spoke recently in a telephone interview on his commitment to earthquake devastated  Haiti and his evolution from smoking hot sexy to humanitarian philanthropist.