Eau de Parfum
Mark Sage - Clandestine Laboratories
Mark: Film Noir is a hidden gem, it smells like nothing else in recent memory and the warm, elegant drydown lingers for days on cloth or hair. Named for the luminous curling beauty of cigarette smoke in old black-and-white films where flirtation mixes with intrigue and everyone smoked constantly, it’s what cigarette smoke would smell like in an ideal world. Which is to say: it smells nothing like cigarettes. The central accord of Spanish lavender, neroli, tomar seed, rose, allspice, orris, honey, vanilla absolute, patchouli, Buddhawood, vetiver, oud, choya loban, tonka, civet (vegan) and oakmoss creates a lingering aura, a mysterious but soft presence that subtly envelops the wearer and creates an unmistakable dry-woody-vanilla-powdery trail that’s never heavy or unpleasant. The perfect morning-after fragrance, it’s wonderful to wake up to on a pillow or undershirt and never grows stale.
Film Noir is incredibly versatile, perfect for cold winter days but with fresh, light and dry-woody aspects that make it great for summer wear as well. It’s also highly unisexy and smells great on skin. On men it seems to project more of the woody-spicy character, whereas on women the sultry, blonde-woody, vanilla and subtly powdery-mossy aspects are accentuated. Performs particularly well when worn in hair.
Dave: Complex lavender - at turns herbaceous, animalic and vanillic supported by orris, spicy patchouli and warm, woody oakmoss. Timeless.
Film Noir Notes: Spanish lavender, neroli, tomar seed, rose, allspice, orris, honey, vanilla absolute, patchouli, Buddhawood, vetiver, oud, choya loban, tonka, civet (vegan) and oakmoss.