Bottega Veneta Pour Homme gets a bolder (and manlier) upgrade
A man's scent
If you thought that Bottega Veneta's signature scent for men, Pour Homme, couldn't get any manlier with its alpine, woody notes, the latest upgrade might persuade you otherwise. First released in 2013, the fragrance embodied a distinct idea of masculinity underlined with a dash of intellect, inspired by the Dolomites, a Veneto region of Northern Italy where creative director Tomas Maier envisioned a journey through.
This year, Maier collaborates once again with master perfumers Daniela Andrier and Antoine Maisondieu on the evolution of this scent with a new, longer-lasting diffusivity. The new Bottega Veneta Pour Homme Parfum opens with a heady combination of woody and spicy notes—cedar leaves and rich cardamom, bolstered by pimento and fir balsam. Tonka bean gives the fragrance a sensual leather accord, completing its masculine composition. Naturally, the house's iconic intrecciato motif plays a role in the innovative design of the flacon, making the base and screw motif similar to the rest of the Pour Homme fragrances. Crafted from Murano glassware, the flacon takes on a bolder, opaque black and gold form—a notable change from its predecessor in silvery gray.
Bottega Veneta Pour Homme Parfum is available in two sizes, 50 and 90ml.