Nobody grinds up metal and adds it to a perfume blend – but the genius of perfumers is that they nevertheless have a way of conjuring up hints of iron and steel in a bottle, as an evocative ‘fantasy’ note.  (Sometimes, they’ll turn to synthetic iris to create that cool, almost sterile effect…)

Smell metal in:

Comme des Garçons Odeur 53
Penhaligon’s Sartorial


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