Icon by Alfred Dunhill is a Woody Aromatic fragrance for men. Icon was launched in 2015. The nose behind this fragrance is Carlos Benaim. Top notes are Neroli, Bergamot, Black Pepper and Petitgrain; middle notes are Black Pepper, Lavender, Cardamom, Juniper Berries and Sage; base notes are Vetiver, Oakmoss, iris, Agarwood (Oud) and Leather.
British fashion house Dunhill, under the new creative director John Ray, is launching a new fragrance for men in early 2015. The fragrance is named Icon, created by perfumer Carlos Benaim, who describes it:”Icon is the perfect expression of natural refinement, a translation of the luxurious and classic heritage of the Dunhill house, with, what’s more, a touch of modernity …. The man who will wear Icon is a masculine and sophisticated gentleman.”
The composition is aromatic-woody with an opening of fresh bergamot and neroli absolute. Its heart includes spicy and aromatic notes of black pepper, lavender and cardamom, leaning on a woody base of smoky oud, vetiver, leather and oak moss.
Andrew Cooper is the face of the campaign, shot by Annie Leibovitz. The fragrance comes in heavy metal bottle as 50 and 100 ml Eau de Toilette.
Icon Elite by Alfred Dunhill is a Woody Spicy fragrance for men. Icon Elite was launched in 2016. Top notes are Cardamom, Bitter Orange, Bergamot and Lime; middle notes are Vetiver, Black Pepper, Blue Sage and Juniper; base notes are Ebony, Sandalwood, Suede and Labdanum.
With the first fragrance of the collection Icon, the house of Dunhill showed itself in new light, putting accent on quality of composition, its intensity and excellent. Fans of Icon were soon surprised by its successor, Icon Absolute introduced just a few months after the first Icon edition, while this year, as news from the house, DUNHILL ICON ELITE is being prepared – as the third fragrance of the masculine luxurious collection which will ‘splash’ the market.With its composition Dunhill Icon Elite provides masculine seal in new way, representing the spirit and tradition of Dunhill brand, celebrating elegant man and his timeless style. The fragrance was characterized as woody and very masculine. Among key notes of the new edition, vetiver, sandalwood and abonos wood were harmoniously blended and skillfully spiced with sweet cardamom. The new fragrance Dunhill Icon Elite continues the series of Icon collection and provides another olfactive face of the contemporary British. Advertising face is still Andrew Cooper. Fragrance Dunhill Icon Elite is available as a 100ml Eau de Parfum.