Review: Roja Parfums Innuendo EDP

Roja Parfums' Innuendo Eau de Parfum (pictured here with Givenchy Le Rouge Mandarine Bolero--review forthcoming) is a big, floral blast from the past.  It's one of those loud, well-blended 80s florals with a few small modifications for the 21st century.  Most obvious is a blast of boozy roses, petals dripping with red wine.  The middle notes go a bit soapy with violet, more sedate powdery rose, and verbena.  The drydown is my favorite part: musky tonka and orris impart an earthy sedateness to this otherwise exuberant throwback.  It is hideously expensive, of course.  But one spray really does last all day.


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