This new scent is the 17th addition to the luxury house´s "Les Exclusifs" range and the second one made from the master perfumer Olivier Polge. His surname must be familiar to all perfume experts/lovers, because his father was a famous Jacques Polge, from who Olivier inherited the title in 2013. By the name of this perfume, we got at least two informations; the first one is almost obvious, that the perfume was named after Coco Chanel´s muse, lover, but also benefactor Arthur Capel, nicknamed "Boy". He was the one who inspired Gabrielle Chanel to add masculine shapes and tweed in her collections, but also the one who invested into designer´s first store.

The second one is that the typical Chanel´s play with masculine and feminine style was an inspiration for Olivier Polge while making the fragrance. Don´t expect another unisex perfume, because this fragrance is nothing like that, but he made a feminine version of "fougère" that is normally a typical masculine fragrance structure. Actually the feminine aspect appears only when worn on a women´s skin.  A "fougère" traditionally features geranium and lavender, built on moss and coumarin. You have fresh notes of the lavender, grapefruit and lemon at the top, with the rose geranium at the heart that features some lemony, minty, notes alongside rose. The warmth side of the fragrance is represented by coumarin, sandalwood, heliotrope, clean musk and vanilla.

Boy definitely redefines that typical French-allure of the Parisian woman and/or why not, a man´s too.

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