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"The fragrance aims to evoke the persuasion of utmost masculine elegance and charm." The Nose.
As smooth and suave as the 19th century dandy who appears to be its inspiration, Nasomatto’s Pardon takes a dark, woodsy richness and nudges it — ever-so-gently , and probably while dabbing its forehead with a monogrammed handkerchief — into a surprisingly softer direction for the Italian niche line.
As seems fitting with the name’s connotations of polite society and gentility, Pardon tones down the line’s characteristic hard-core intensity. Unlike the brute, narcotic beauty of Black Afgano or the forward wildness of Duro, Pardon wants to persuade you of its masculine elegance and charm, It opens with oud walking arm-in-arm with a faintly sweet floral note — whispered to be Magnolia — down a boulevard whose olfactory backdrop seems redolent of dark and sensual woods, -unsweetened chocolate and Tonka bean with a hint of cinnamon and a sensual, smooth sandalwood. None of these scents jostle for attention, but rather reverberating among one another creating a fragrance at once seductive and refined. Pardon, like the solarized image of the dandy in its ads, manages to evoke vintage while smelling supremely modern.