1869 is a sophisticated and masculine Eau de Parfum fragrance with warm and earthy notes, named after the year that the Acca Kappa brand was first established in Treviso, Italy. With a classic aromatic quality to it – 1869 has a bright opening of Cardamom and Geranium. It then develops into a deeper, earthy fragrance as the Leather, Amber and Vetiver soften this fragrance out. A gorgeous classic fragrance with a rich base but a fresh and bright element to create the perfect balance. Acca Kappa’s 1869 is the perfect fragrance for anyone who has worn and loved Christian Dior’s Farenheit. It’s a touch fresher than Farenheit, but in a similar fragrance family and a great option is you are after something a little left of centre. This is the perfect mini size to either trial out the fragrance, justify getting one of each scent in the entire collection or keep on you at all times. Because you never know when you’ll want a sneaky little top up!
Top: Cardamom, Geranium
Middle: Violet Leaves, Iris, Leather, Bay Leaves
Base: Amber, Vanilla, Incense, Vetiver, Cistus
HOW IT WEARS
1869 starts with a fresh tones but quickly develops into a wonderful earthy scent with a definite kick of Cardamom spice in there. The is an EDP and we find that the longevity is great, we generally get around 6 – 8 hours on the skin, even longer on clothing.
We love the refreshing and earthy quality of the Vetiver in the base that really shines as this scent develops on the skin.
ABOUT THE BRAND
The Acca Kappa collection began as a manufacturer of premium hair brushes and accessories. Based in Treviso, Acca Kappa was created in 1869 by Hermand Krull and is stil in the Krull family to this day. Known for sourcing the finest materials, they were in fact the official supplier to the British Royal Family. By 90’s, Acca Kappa were widely renowned as Italy’s best and most successful manufacturer of brushes.1997 was the year that saw the production of Acca Kappa’s first perfume – the iconic White Moss fragrance. As the perfume collection has grown, Acca Kappa now have over 20 perfumes in their collection. The recent addition of the 15ml mini perfume sizes has seen the brand move from strength to strength as more people are being introduced to the wonderful world of Acca Kappa’s high quality perfumes.
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