Givenchy, which is pronounced gee-von-shee, is a line of perfumes, cosmetics, clothing and accessories. Hubert de Givenchy formed the Givenchy organization in 1952, and ran the empire for over 4 decades before retiring in 1995. Givenchy has numerous lines of fragrances out, which are very popular throughout the world. Some of the best selling fragrances by Givenchy are Givenchy Gentleman, Eau de Givenchy, Givenchy Pour Homme, Organza, Hot Couture, Amarige and many more.
Givenchy Gentleman was introduced in 1974, and is one of the older fragrances by Givenchy suitable for men. Gentleman is very definitely a fragrance, which will take some time before you can get your head wrapped around it. It is recommended for daytime wear, great for the office, but it would also be acceptable as an evening fragrance. Givenchy Gentleman cologne contains the following notes: TOP NOTES: Tarragon, Cinnamon, MIDDLE NOTES: Patchouli, Vetiver, BASE NOTES: Civet, Russian Leather.
Eau de Givenchy for Women was introduced in 1980 and is considered a soft, floral scent. All the fragrance notes are pretty evident but they don’t over power your senses. The dry down is well blended, but there are distinct notes of lily and jasmine, with the jasmine continuing to get stronger with wear. The woody, musky base notes are light and soft. Eau de Givenchy perfume is perfect for daytime wear and contains the following notes: TOP NOTES: Bergamot, Spearmint, Fruity Notes, MIDDLE NOTES: Muguet, Jasmine, Rose, Cyclamen, BASE NOTES: Moss, Sandalwood, Cedar wood, Musk.
Givenchy Pour Homme cologne is a fairly new creation by Givenchy and was introduced in 2002. Givenchy Pour Homme is light and cool, as well as sensual, long lasting, warm, and addictive. The scent is woody and fresh with green herbs, balms and spices. The citrus top notes are still noticeable but it dries down to a spicy base that has reasonable lasting power. Givenchy Pour Homme cologne contains the following notes: TOP NOTES: Cool Grapefruit, Mandarin, Violet, MIDDLE NOTES: Lush Fruits, Exotic Spices, Floral Notes, BASE NOTES: Warm Woods, Vetiver.
Organza perfume for women was introduced by the design house of Givenchy in 1996. Organza is classified as a sharp, oriental, woody and flowery fragrance. This feminine scent possesses a blend of honeysuckle, amber, nutmeg, vanilla, and gardenia and is recommended for daytime wear. It’s warm, graceful, and very well blended. The bottle of this fragrance is just as elegant, as the perfume itself. This fragrance is rich and very different, a blend of flowery aromas with honeysuckle and gardenia gently sweetening its sultry base of nutmeg vanilla and amber. Organza perfume contains the following Notes: Honeysuckle, Amber, Nutmeg, Vanilla, Gardenia, and Iris.
Hot Couture perfume for women was launched in 2000. This well made fragrance by Givenchy is a floral, oriental fragrance that is wonderful for evening wear. The raspberry note makes its way through the veil of amber vetiver and magnolia with a subtle touch of pepper. It has raspberry and amber notes, mixed with pepper, although raspberry dominates at first, the pepper and vanilla mix in to make it a perfect fragrance. Like a rare couture gown, this fragrance is an original, artful creation. Hot Couture perfume contains the following Notes: Raspberry, Amber, Vetiver, Magnolia, Pepper, and Vanilla.