As you would expect from Tory Burch, the first fragrance in her collection is clean, modern, elegant—the same aesthetic found in her clothes and accessories line. She describes the scent as “sophisticated but down-to-earth” and I would totally agree. Read on for more…
As a fan of the Tory Burch line, I was eager to try this new fragrance. I expected clean and modern, which it is. I find there to be a “ying and yang” quality to this fragrance. On the one hand, Tory Burch Eau de Parfum is bright and easy to wear, built around floral and citrus notes. On the other, it has a woody component that is unexpected and earthy. Tory Burch has said that part of the inspiration for the fragrance comes from her parents. From her father, the woody, more masculine notes. From her mother, some of the bottle’s design elements, as she wanted the bottles to be “as pretty as the bottles on her mother’s vanity”. That so resonates with me!
The notes of the Tory Burch Eau de Parfum include:
- Top notes: Grapefruit, pink pepper, mandarin, neroli
- Middle notes: Peony, tuberose, Jasmine, Sweet Alyssum
- Base notes: Vetiver, Cedar, Sandalwood, White Musk
When I wear this fragrance, I get the big burst of citrus right out of the bottle, then more subtly, the floral notes. The floral notes don’t seem to last long, instead going right into the woodier notes. It almost reminds me of Estée Lauder Modern Muse (review) in that way. The fragrance has an average staying power, maybe a little less, on me. Because I love the Tory Burch line, of course I love the bottle and packaging.
Tory Burch has also introduced a curated-cosmetics collection. I can’t comment on these products, as I have yet to try them.