Tommi Sooni Passerelle is a perfume that celebrates native Australian plants and flowers while using classic French perfumery techniques. Passerelle is one of the best new floral perfume launches that I have worn in years.
Passerelle is a humid, waxy, fatty floral. I have never been to Australia so I can’t say if this smells authentically “Australian”. What I get is Southern California in a bottle. (Well, without all of the asphalt and urine.) Waxy, heady, sweet jasmine mingling with greens. Passerelle has so much… Continue reading | 9 Comments
Tommi Sooni perfumes possess an elegance unlike any other new niche brand that I know of. These perfumes are so tastefully designed and carry this admirable dignified property that I can’t describe but I can guarantee that you can smell it.
Tommi Sooni I opens with an herbaceous, aldehydic citrus blast. I get musky bay leaf with bitter citrus leaves that remind me of fresh kaffir lime leaves. I get a mix of rose and bracing evergreens. It reminds me of a mix… Continue reading | 4 Comments
I mentioned in my best of 2011 post that the Tommi Sooni line is the luxury perfume line to try in 2012. This line has mastered the art of “modern classics”. The scents seem familiar (they are based on classic chypre formulas, etc.) but the scents are updated and perfected. This master blending paired with expensive smelling ingredients makes this a luxury line worth trying. And lovers of Guerlain-esque gourmands must try Eau de Tommi Sooni II.
It’s been sometime since I’ve… Continue reading | 4 Comments