Given the expansive quality of the Tom Ford Private Blend range and variety of scent, you may be forgiven for overlooking certain key fragrances in the collection. However to help us to decipher the subtle intricacies, and inherent differences between the scents Tom Ford has decided to release certain fragrances as collections in their own right.
When thinking of fragrance-would-be-skincare, do not make the mistake of comparing these collections to the weakly scented gift sets often seen at Christmas – this is Tom Ford we’re talking about; each product is created with its end use in mind.
The epitome of this ideal is the Neroli Portofino Bath Soap which makes you want to trade in your shower gel for the classic soap bar. Without even mentioning fragrance, the bath soap earns plaudits purely on the basis of its lather and cleansing properties.
The fragrance itself reminds you of Caron’s classic summer scent ‘Pour un Homme de Caron’ with the common ground being Lavender. That said the sweetness provided by Neroli rather than the more accessible Vanilla used in Caron, lends itself to an altogether more dramatic fragrance. The choice of ‘Portofino’ for the name is an apt one as the collection is designed to complement this enviable lifestyle; even the scent itself conjures imagery of driving around the Italian Riviera in a vintage convertible.
The Neroli Portofino Collection consists of a Body Moisturiser, Shower Gel, Body Oil, Body Scrub, and Bath Soap containing nature-rich ingredients indigenous to the Mediterranean, such as an exquisite blend of olive fruit oil, grape seed oil and date seed extract.
“The Neroli Portofino scent, which is one of the most popular scents in the Private Blend Collection, has a crisp and effervescent quality that is entirely present in every element of these body products,” – Tom Ford.
NEROLI PORTOFINO COLLECTION
Eau de Parfum
TOM FORD’s reinvention of a classic Eau de Cologne features Tunisian Neroli, Italian Bergamot, Sicilian Lemon, Winter Yellow Mandarin, Lavender, Orange Flower, Rosemary and Amber. The fragrance is available in three sizes [50ml, 100ml, 250ml].
Capturing a moment in time that is purely transformative, this lustrous champagne coloured cream comes in a sleek tube, and absorbs quickly to nourish and moisturise the skin with the unique blend of olive fruit oil, grape seed oil and date seed extract.
Designed to awaken the senses and leave a splashy yet substantive impression on the skin, this champagne coloured gel lathers luxuriously and cleanses gently. Ingredients include the blend of olive fruit oil, grape seed oil and date seed extract.
Incredibly luxurious and silky, this lightweight revitalising oil helps condition the skin with the signature Mediterranean based blend of olive fruit oil, grape seed oil and date seed extract.
Available at Tom Ford Private Blend counters worldwide.