Bottega Veneta

Bottega Veneta, Bottega Veneta (Bottega Veneta 2011) is a sweet, watery floral bouquet. It’s a bit spicy too.  Actually, it’s quite spicy…  Pink Pepper is very especially detectable at first, and patchouli emerges as a strong note in the drydown. Longevity is weak to moderate and sillage is also weak to moderate (at least on me)….


There aren’t many fragrances launched within the last five years or so that I really like all that much, sadly.  However, after recently sampling Bottega Veneta, Knot (Bottega Veneta 2014) I’ve discovered a huge exception. Knot is uplifting, clean, pretty and modern with a sort of airy orange-kissed vibrancy. It reminds me of a contemporary version of…