Astor Place is a floral woody musky fragrance by the niche house of Bond No.9. The perfume was introduced in 2009 and inspired by sculpture The Cube by Tony Rosenthal, located at the plaza in Manhattan where Lafayette Street meets the Bowery, which is based and rotated on one of its edges. Model for its bottle was the sculpture, painted with colourful triangles and decorated with tiny gold details.
Astor Place is presented on April 1st 2009 as a unisex edition with feminine tendencies – says founder of the house, Laurice Rahme. The nose behind the perfume is Laurent Le Guernec of IFF, who enriched top notes with mandarin and violet leaves, a heart blooms with freesia, red poppy buds and iris root, while base notes add accords of teak wood, musk and amber.
Astor Place can be found as 50ml (1.7 oz) and 100ml (3.4 oz) edt, as well as in a special bottle of 100 ml edt decorated with Swarovski crystals.
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