With warm and sweet accents, Bronze Tonka captures the beauty of harmony and elegance derived from classical Arabian alchemy in an Eastern scent bursting with character. Classical in spirit, with a thoroughly modern execution, the scent is a blazing energy of exceptional raw materials.
ANDROGYNOUS SWEETNESS & PRONOUNCED SMOKINESS:
Carolina Herrera de Baez develops together with Perfumer Philippine Courtière a modern interpretation of Arab exoticism focusing on one key ingredient – Tonka Bean. Full of temperament, this impetuous Tonka Bean is sharpened with spicy sparks, quietly supported by other ingredients. Its gourmand top notes are framed by a resinous glow that intensifies as the fragrance develops. The captivating darkness of a wood duet of Oud and Cypriol clashes with dark and invigorating roasted Coffee to form the base.
When fashion designer Carolina Herrera created her signature fragrance from a sensual and heady blend of jasmine and tuberose, she noted its scent brought back memories of warm summer nights under the Caracas sky. A decade later, it still ignites thoughts of summer nights. But it also recalls a wonderful dinner party two months ago, and last night's gala. "This fragrance is a constant in my life," she says. "It is the only scent I have worn for 10 years. It is a distinct part of me.