L’Homme Idéal Extrême, a new woody and spicy variant of the iconic Guerlain perfume
When you ask women if the ideal man exists, what do they answer? For most of them, it’s a categorical no! However, it seems that the house of Guerlain has taken up the crazy gamble of imagining the perfume of the ideal man. This is how the brand made an essence bearing this name, in 2014. Since then, this masculine perfume has never stopped reinventing itself to become in turn a Cologne, an Eau de Perfume, a Sport edition or a more Intense variation. . In 2020, history is repeating itself again and Guerlain’s L’Homme Idéal will become L’Homme Idéal Extrême. Presented in a bottle decorated with red, L’Homme Idéal Extrême surprises as much by its spices as by its woody concentration.
L’Homme Idéal Extrême, an almond more spirited than ever
Like all the perfumes in Guerlain’s L’Homme Idéal collection, L’Homme Idéal Extrême is based on almonds. Indeed, it is the star ingredient of this saga, giving the man who wears this essence a hyper sensual and almost disturbing side. Here, Thierry Wasser, perfumer from Guerlain, has chosen to accompany it with new, more woody and spicy facets. It all starts with effervescent and fiery top notes, containing bergamot and pink pepper. The freshness of the citrus fruits is immediately counterbalanced by the heat of the spices. This olfactory explosion is then relayed by a heart of cinnamon. Here again, aromatics are omnipresent. However, L’Homme Idéal Extrême becomes more delicious when it comes into contact with a juicy plum. Man’s elegance, meanwhile, translates into a floral addition of heliotrope. Finally, in the base of this essence, L’Homme Idéal Extrême is more woody and animal. It brings together patchouli, cedar, tobacco and leather.
Who is the Ideal Man according to Guerlain?
So why did you choose to call this perfume L’Homme Idéal Extrême? As you will have understood, the “Extreme” side refers to spices. The Ideal Man, on the other hand, does not echo a particular personality or physique. In reality, it is a question of revealing in the eyes of all the part of ideal which sleeps in each one of us. No matter the shape of your face, your size, your muscles or your car, in the eyes of a woman less, you are necessarily the symbol of L’Homme Idéal … So, add a touch of this new perfume and reveal in everyone’s eyes the best side of yourself!
Passionate red comes to the Guerlain bottle
On the bottle side, L’Homme Idéal Extrême has the same silhouette as its predecessors. It is an imposing glass cube, whose bevelled edges exude a certain elegance. Resting firmly on its supports, this bottle is the symbol of a strong and confident man. Now, this bottle is also decorated with a few red touches on its label and on its cap. Moreover, note that its stopper borrows the guilloché motif from the world of watchmaking. L’Homme Idéal Extrême is also revealed in a warm amber and honeyed juice.