Chanel’s unisex Boy fragrance hits shelves this month


We were so busy waiting for Chanel’s reinterpretation of their No. 5 fragrance titled L’Eau (slated for a fall release) that we didn’t see this one coming at all! Called Boy, Chanel’s new scent is a unisex fragrance created by the house’s master perfumer Olivier Polge. It also becomes the latest addition to the Les Exclusifs collection and is supposedly inspired by Arthur “Boy” Capel, an English Polo player who was one of Coco Chanel’s lovers.

“My way of working on this fragrance was really not to try to make a unisex fragrance but really more to dive into men’s fragrance…and to show how well a woman could wear it,” said Polge, “So it was not to try to create an in-between fragrance, but a very masculine fragrance. And — like many other things in life — gender is given by the person wearing it.”

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THE Fougere fragrance includes lavender, rose, lemon, grapefruit, rose geranium, orange blossom, sandalwood, heliotrope, vanilla, and musk. It is contained in a simple rectangular bottle, like others in the Les Exclusifs collection, and will become available worldwide this month in 75 and 200 ml Eau de Toilette forms.

[ Via : Nstperfume ]