Category: Clive Christian

Clive Christian V for Women, 2012

Perfumer Geza Schoen Clive Christian V is a patchouli-chypre.  One approach to make up for the lost moss at the heart of the classical chypre is to overdose the patchouli.  It’s an approach that’s been done before the IFRA ever sank their claws into oakmoss.  Witness the undisputed champion Clinique Aromatics Elixir. With V, the cost/quality imbalance in perfumery is laid bare.…