Basic Black Perfume by Bill Blass, Basic Black by Bill Blass is a chypre fragrance for women with a modern blend of florals and fruits that dries
down to a mysterious and rich mix of patchouli and woods. It is ideal for women who enjoy sophisticated scents. However, it never takes itself too seriously. This scent is equally at home at a formal dinner or a casual lunch with friends. It opens with top notes of mandarin orange, peach, plum, carnation, ylang-ylang, cardamom, and bergamot. The
floral heart is composed of notes of honey, coriander, tuberose, carnation, violet, ylang-ylang, jasmine, and rose. Finally, the complex base notes of sandalwood, amber, patchouli, musk, benzoin, coconut, civet, oakmoss, vetiver, and styrax offer a beautiful and mysterious finish.
The American fashion house of Bill Blass was established in 1970 by William Blass. Its first scent, Bill Blass for Men, was launched in 1970. Since then, the brand has produced a number of popular fragrances for both women and men. This scent, launched in 1991, is a versatile finishing statement that can be dressed up or down. All products are original, authentic name brands. We do not sell knockoffs or imitations.
History and background of Bill Blass. In 1940, when Bill Blass left Indiana for New York’s Seventh Avenue, fashion designers were hidden behind the closed doors of the manufacturers’ studios where they produced designs for suits and dresses that would never carry their own names. But Blass stood apart from the crowd: he not only created chic ensembles, he fashioned a social and professional persona that demanded attention.
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