Review: Bvlgari Aqva Pour Homme Atlantiqve
While summer may be done and dusted for a few months, Australia’s tropical climate means the weather is still warm until at least mid-April. When it comes to choosing your perfect scent for the season, it’s a great idea to start incorporating some woody accords into your selection, but don’t pop those energising aquatic scents out of sight just yet. Bulgari has released its latest edition of its much loved aquatic scent Aqva or Aqua with a new masculine twist. Aqua Atlantique takes inspiration from the Atlantic Ocean’s strength and unique architecture and features a newly blended accord to give the aromatic scent its modern edge.
Name: Bvlgari Aqva Pour Homme Atlantiqve (Bulgari Aqua Pour Homme Atlantique)
Fragrance notes: lemon, bergamot, aquatic accord, marine ambergris, patchouli, vetiver, sandalwood and benzoin
Described as: A contrast between freshness and sensuality, with a powerful and distinct signature. Taking inspiration for the Atlantic Ocean, the Aqva Pour Homme Atlantiqve delivers a more intense and energising burst of freshness for the gentleman who is powerful, modern and at one with the sea.
While many refreshing/aquatic fragrances don’t tend to last very long on the skin, Aqva Altlantiqve features a new accord titled ‘Sea Amber’ giving the scent longevity and a woody signature. Sea Amber is a blend of Ambrox and Cachalox, and when these molecules combine they bare soft woody, ambery and mineral facets which are dense and robust. When coupled with the other notes in this scent, a woody and sophisticated scent emerges giving Aqva Atlantiqve its modern edge.
Wear it: A great scent for spring and summer and can be worn day or night. In Autumn I would recommend wearing this fragrance on a sunny day when the temperature reaches at least 25 degrees.
Price: Bvlgari Aqva Atlantiqve 100ml EDT $131. Available now from selected Myer and David Jones department stores.
The verdict: I’ve always been a fan of this scent since the original Aqva Pour Homme was released back in 2005. Much like the original, Aqva Atlantique delivers a burst of freshness which lasts on the skin for hours and offers a complexity and sophistication where other aquatic fragrances tend to fall flat. A versatile scent which can be dressed up or down and the perfect travel companion for your next tropical or summer getaway.