Peau D’Espagne Santa Maria Novella

3.63 из 5
(16 отзывов)

Peau D’Espagne Santa Maria Novella

Rated 3.63 out of 5 based on 16 customer ratings
(16 customer reviews)

Peau D’Espagne Santa Maria Novella for men of Santa Maria Novella

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Peau Despagne is a fine dry woody fragrance inspired by the Spanish leather. Top notes: bergamot, carnation and jasmine. Heart: neroli, cedar, violet leaf, and hawthorn. Base: birch and civet.

Available as 100 ml eau de cologne. Peau D’Espagne was launched in 1801.

16 reviews for Peau D’Espagne Santa Maria Novella

  1. :

    3 out of 5

    I love this beast so hard it can make me cry of joy. Bold, wild and hard, still with a soapy floral herbal side. I’ve got many unexpected commentaries wearing this one ( a couple of sprays only). I gave a 10ml decant to a shy female coworker who surprisingly asked me to write the perfume’s name and insisted in how evocative it was for her. perfect for fall. It makes me feel like part of nature and history. Only for green animalic leather lovers.

  2. :

    3 out of 5

    Intensive leather
    S&M leather
    Medicinal and patchouliesque in its structure
    Knize Ten on Crystal Meth
    Not for the faint of heart
    Rough Leather for hardened perfumistas!

  3. :

    4 out of 5

    Oh my! This is some evocative stuff!
    Instantly, before my senses kicked in properly, I told myself “birch based leather”. But that only lasted an instant.
    I quickly felt it change and thought it smelled exactly like elastoplast sticky plaster in a hospital….or that old medicine chest at your nanna’s place that you’d go poking about in as a kid….
    Then it got creepy…
    Like, if you broke into an abandoned house, where a really old person who had lived alone there for decades had died. The house is abandoned and in limbo, but there are still some of their possessions in there. You go to bathroom and open the old medicine cabinet and this is the smell you find inside it.
    Strange old antacid tablets, ancient band aids and wound creams, strange unidentifiable tinctures and odd bottles of old tablets.
    You close the cabinet door and there, standing behind you in the mirror you see…..

  4. :

    3 out of 5

    Most of the reviews have done a great job describing the weirdness of Peau d’Espagne. Words like meaty, medicinal, herbal, and smokey are spot on, especially for the opening. However as it mellows, smokey florals emerge and the scent softens a bit into something you couldn’t have predicted by its opening and no matter how many times I wear this, it always surprises me. To the guy who said he couldn’t imagine a women wearing this, well I’m a woman and I love it. But I do have to admit, that most women would probably be put off by it, especially if they’ve been trained to think that women are supposed to want to smell like fruity florals. This is hard leather…I’m talkin’ chaps or jackboots…not for the faint of heart. I stood for hours in the Santa Maria Aouvella boutique smelling EVERY scent they had to make sure that my first purchase of one of their scents was one I’d be happy with. Peau d’ Espagne is what I decided on in the end and the sales assistant (a woman) was very surprised at my final choice.

  5. :

    4 out of 5

    Opened the cap. Sprayed liberally. Man. What a herbal smokey medicinal opening. I’m in love.
    Wife smells it. HATES it. Says it smells like a hospital. Disinfectant. Betadine.
    I’m not getting too much of that. While the opening is pretty herbal, I suppose I can see how people could take it to smell like dettol. The bergamot maybe? To me, this is pure bliss in a bottle.
    As the hospital smell fades, in comes the civit in all its animalistic glory. This stuff keeps getting better and better.
    Dry and dusty. Maybe like a 100 year old leather bound book forgotten by the world. Is that too wanky? It’s hard to explain.
    Bottom line is, my wife hates it. And I am in love with it. So there could be some problems at my house.

  6. :

    3 out of 5

    its all about leather and only spanish leather in citrus juice, love it but its not creative similar to any other spanish leather but extra sharp

  7. :

    4 out of 5

    Such an amazing scent. The opening is a blast of animalic floral sweet that It’s kinda fruity for me, like peach.
    It’s heavy but … IT IS UNISEX.

  8. :

    5 out of 5

    Piel de España,in spanish,its real name, got like 7 30 mls of it at a bargage shop and…this is strong,few people likes that one,but these few ones,loves it, old,real old,school,a little Aramis just to make a tiny comparison,few drops are more than enough and only in very cold days

  9. :

    3 out of 5

    Peau D’Espagne is a brash yet elegant leather scent from the distant past. Previous reviewers have done a fine job reviewing this beauty. The opening is dry, bitter, smokey, herbal and medicinal coupled with an ambience of old dirty black leather that has been left in an attic forgotten for many years. Simply astounding! It slowly transforms into a warmer scent with the help of amber, spices, patchouli, woods and other attractive notes while still maintaining the beautiful and brutal opening in the background. Eventually after many hours of dark masculinity you are left with a scent that smells like sun tanned skin rubbed with soft leather, flowers and warm spices. This is definitely masculine and not unisex! Much more masculine than Knize Ten. I just can’t see a woman wearing this, but if there is one I am truly impressed! I am amazed at the quality of this Spanish Leather cologne. It lasts for over 12 hours on my skin and if you spray it on your clothes you can add many more hours of joy. I prefer to splash Peau D”Espagne rather than spraying. I find it more balanced to my nose. This has been around for over a hundred years and hopefully it will be around for another hundred years.

  10. :

    3 out of 5

    The opening of this is very impressive. I was sceptical of other’s reports, but it really ‘blew me away’
    For the first hour on my skin it is the truest ‘photorealistic’ saddlery or leather for bookbinding. No excessive birch tar/cade ‘smokey’ quality…and it’s not like shiny handbag or shoe leather…its more the smell of a piece of leather that you could do craftwork with..smooth one side and rough the other, almost creamy but with some edge and rather classy ……quite marvellous.
    To me, slightly on the masculine side of unisex. A ‘happy surprise’ and definitely wearable, and not challenging in the way I had expected.
    The drydown lasts and lasts, but on my skin unfortunately it is no longer characterised by the leather, but rather by a slightly herbal/subtle floral ‘pastille’ smell that I remember from childhood but cannot quite name. It is not in any way unpleasant, but on my skin which is a little dry, sadly the leather has gone.
    Maybe others will have a different experience. But, I would urge anyone who likes leather scents to try this. This not a pretty pretty floral leather, but it is so good. I am tempted to buy a bottle just for the first hour of it.
    Update – interesting addendum, after a shower, the close skin scent now has some of the leather note faintly back but with the herbal pastille quality also present subtly

  11. :

    4 out of 5

    I detest that old birch tar leather accord chestnut. It’s greasy and nasty to my nose. This fragrance has taken the birch tar out of birch tar. Many years ago there was a Limara Body Spray that had a leather accord in it. It was the Stevie Nicks of fragrance waft, feminine and light with a real kinky undertone if you got close enough. Pea D’Espagne captures this perfectly. It is dry, crisp, herbal, it smells just like those stiff leather sandals you used to get in Hippie shops from India, like the stiff leather shoulder bags and saddles from spain, and, dare I say it, how one would imagine Jim Morrison’s trousers would smell while he lay indolently in a field of grass, flowers and herbs – (yes, I actually DID imagine that, well, who wouldn’t?). The Glastonbury Thorn note is beautifully evident. One of my favourite scents, when used correctly. I think it is the best, nay, the ONLY leather scent in the world, which is worth spending your hard earned pennies on. Very, very strong – my spill kept the scent for a week. Spray sparingly, and 24 hours in advance to let it dry down to it’s beauty. I shall layer it with a whoosh of something floral, and become a flower child for a day, and by night, something altogether more dangerous.

  12. :

    3 out of 5

    I’m in the oldest library in spain and I’m the first person in a few hundred years to take off the shelf an medieval astrological volume.
    I open it – and this fragrance is what I smell.
    So dry. So dusty. So rich. So (old, very old) leather.
    Lasts forever. Thankfully the projection is somewhat restrained so I was not overly self conscious.
    This is not for me – but I am quite certain there are those who will not only love it, but who can carry it off beautifully.

  13. :

    4 out of 5

    Eau de cologne? I’m impressed.
    In terms of originality, sillage and longevity, this manly stuff exudes liveliness and potency.
    Cuir de Lancome on steroids, 100-plus years and still going strong.
    Men, dig in!

  14. :

    5 out of 5

    Hands down the darkest and driest leather I’ve ever smelled, yet it smells like there is no birch tar in it!
    Intensely aromatic and herbal, Peau d’Espagne magically manages to create a realistic, dark leather accord without the use of oily, sweet or petroleum notes. The resinous, bitter herbs come together like a puzzle and amazingly create one of the most realistic leather accords I’ve ever smelled in a perfume. After several hours, the leathery smell dies down, revealing a black, dry and earthy patchouli base. Bravo!
    Peau d’Espagne is a must try for any fan of leather or dry herbal scents. It will impress even the most jaded fan of leather perfumes.
    MY RATING: 9/10

  15. :

    4 out of 5

    Simply put down:one of the better leather scent around.
    It develop a fierce masculine aurea and is elegant too!

  16. :

    3 out of 5

    A very rustic an rough smelling leather scent. Released in 1901? I can’t vouch for that but Peau D’Espagne definitely smells good. It shows a few clichè of traditional perfumery, and while smelling somewhat classic it still shows no aging. An ante-litteram animalic/tarry leather that smells much better than most of its successors. A must try for anyone into challenging, rough and extremely striking compositions. Terrific.
    Rating: 7.5/10

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