Category: Alberto Morillas

Mauboussin pour Homme, 2003

Perfumer Alberto Morillas I want to like Mauboussin Homme more than I do. I want to fall for the pairing of lavender, whose very name literally speaks of its cleanliness, and patchouli, which on a certain level smells like fancy dirt. Clean/dirty. MMmmm. I might be placing my own expectation on MH, but it’s not unreasonable. MH places the patch…

Calvin Klein Truth, 2000

Perfumers Jacques Cavallier, Alberto Morillas, Thierry Wasser Time was, names like this from Calvin Klein (Obsession, Eternity and the like) merely seemed pretentious. With the name Truth, Calvin Klein undershoots pretension and lands squarely in the merely stoopid. And, incidentally, in a glaring error in designer perfumes, leaves little room for flankers. Truth Fraiche? Cool Truth? But let’s take Calvin…