It was love at first sniff… It’s really unusual for me. And with my second try, I fell in love with M even deeper. Even my husband who is usually nonchalant about perfume caught a whiff of M and said “This one is nice. What is it?” This comes close to a miracle in my household!
What are the words I’m looking for to describe Puredistance M? Exquisite, impeccable, rich, luxurious, elegant, sophisticated, glamorous, sensual, delightful…
It is a unisex perfume but it sounds like it’s leaning towards masculine side according to the Puredistance website;
“Puredistance M is sumptuous, sensuous and complex, but at the same time noble and sophisticated… M is inspired by the stylish comforts of the interior of a grey Aston Martin… The warm smoothness of the blend is incomparable. The composition purrs softly along, weaving the leather accord into the road-map of spices, woods and resins. Enveloping and comforting as it is, M, with its elegantly smoky leather, has a hint of excitement and danger, which is just how it should be, in a fragrance inspired by Bond’s car.”
But, BUT!! To me, the image I get from M is not masculine, not James Bond, but a strong woman who knows her intelligence, sensuality and the power of her own femininity. A woman, who doesn’t bend to the opinions of the others, stands firm, believes in herself, and yet has the flexibility to play along with the different roles if it suits her.
Puredistance M opens on my skin with a swirl of citrus and oriental spice. Within a few minutes, rich rose, jasmine and cinnamon emerge and create a velvety air. At this point, I was so sure that I could detect some cardamom and cumin but neither of them were listed on their official notes. After a while, among the pleasant, somewhat enigmatic oriental ambience, slightly smoky leather, patchouli and vanilla start to join in the dance.
M is a complex and sophisticated perfume. From the beginning till the end, it announces its presence in a captivating way but never shouts or screams for the attention.
I’m completely enchanted.
The notes: Bergamot, Lemon, Rose, Jasmine, Cinnamon, Patchouli, Mosses, Cistus, Vetiver, Patchouli, Vanilla, Leather and Musk.
M is made from a high concentration of perfume oil (25%), Perfume extrait, and it was made in London by the Master of Perfume Roja Dove.
Puredistance Website: http://www.puredistance.com/