US-based leather goods brand Coach will launch Coach for Men next month. The new fragrance is the masculine counterpart to 2007's Coach The Fragrance (for women).
The scent was developed by perfumer Honorine Blanc, and features notes of grapefruit, bergamot, Mandarin Naartjie NaturePrint, Darjeeling tea, petitgrain, juniper, oakmoss, cedar and patchouli.
Coach for Men will be available in 100 ml, concentration unknown ($75). (via wwd)
Update: see a review of Coach for men.
Loving the bottle! The notes sound interesting enough. I was just by coach yesterday! Bummer to just found out about it! Cant wait to test it!
Don’t think it’s out yet, although maybe they’ve got testers.
I haven’t heard anything about Coach the Fragrance. Have you?
And they did another one after that, Coach Legacy.
Oops…I missed that one. Thanks Robin.
Yeah its available on there website.
Oh bad on me, I didn’t even look! Thanks.
Where’s the leather? Or am I being too literal in expecting Coach to do a leather scent?
I expected the women’s to be leather, but it wasn’t either. I guess we’re both too literal.
The decor on the bottle reminds me of the old-school storm doors with the black iron buggy motif on the front.
Don’t know those!
Someone in my small town has shutter holdbacks with that horse-and-buggy motif. I generally have a tolerance for 70’s-era retro-Colonial decor, and even *I* find those shutters to be weird.
well their symbol is a horse and carriage ;D
I thought the women’s orginal was very pretty. Nothing new or innovative, but terribly pretty,
Ahh, yes..now I recall. Estee Lauder is the license holder for the Coach fragrances. And they generally don’t do out-and-out stinkers; surely the men’s version was panel tested to death. I stand by my comment of the women’s…very pretty.
I would agree with pretty and not very interesting — and EL does usually do a good job.
Awww, sheesh. Lauder does these? I don’t need to smell them, then; all the Lauders have a base that makes me want to hurl, some sweet-musky thing that goes all sour and nasty on my skin. I have two aunts that wear Lauder fragrances (Knowing and Beyond Paradise), and THEY smell great. On me, though – blech.
Have you tried the Private Collection series, Mals? Same nasty?
Sigh, yes: nasty Lauder base underneath. Top was all greeny mashed-up stems on me, no florals at all. I sent it to someone else, and *she* said it was a terrific green floral on her. Where, oh, where were those lovely florals? I love love green florals (mashed-up stems are great in my book, as long as I get some flowers in with them). Curses…
Wow, I’m complaining. And I don’t really have anything to complain about as long as PdN keeps making Le Temps d’une Fete.
Sounds nice, even if not quite nice enough, to motivate me to find a sample. I haven’t smelled the original fragrance for women, but I have been known to be a sucker for pretty florals. So maybe it’s a good thing I haven’t.
It’s nice enough, but truly you can do better.
I love frosted glass!
The pricing seems a little steep to me, but hey, I’ll hold my judgement until I actually smell it.
I like frosted glass too, wish we saw more of it in perfume.
What is Mandarin Naartjie NaturePrint? Should I know that? Because to me, that does not sound like something that ever even remotely existed.
Naartjie is a South African tangerine…
I hit a Coach store on the way home from work. My interest was piqued. The grapefruit and bergamot in the opening are gone in a flash, which is a shame because I love ’em as they’ve been presented here. From there, I could swear I detect a bit of vetiver with the tangerine, and about 10 minutes in, there’s a slightly sweet woody base. If there’s patchouli in here, they’ve done a really good job at hiding it! All in all, it’s very wearable and safe. A good bet to wear to the office as it’s not likely to offend anyone.
Thanks for the review!
I haven’t liked any of the Coach fragrances enough to even want a sample, so I don’t know why I’m complaining about this–but I think they’re limiting themselves by only selling it in the Coach stores.
I’ve wondered about that…maybe they haven’t had any “takers” in terms of distribution.
The notes lead me to believe that I will forget I’m testing a fragrance when I put it one, since it will be most likely be like every other safe-scent by a non-perfume establishment. I want this to surprise me and be ridiculously great, but I know it won’t be. I’m a shameless idealist, I know.
See the review above from sayitisntso, if that helps!