Inspired by its car interiors: Bentley launches ‘dark, woody, spicy scent’

CHESHIRE: The most sought-after luxurious car brand Bentley Motors has launched a fresh scent designed for men drawing inspiration from its Blackline models.

According to the press release issued by the company the “masculine perfume has top notes of spicy wood.”

“Bentley’s Blackline specification lends its cars an extra layer of mystique and contemporary allure, and this essence has been bottled in the form of its Bentley For Men Black Edition fragrance. Blackline drivers can now reflect their taste for four-wheeled luxury in the scent they wear,” the press release added.

“Blackline is for Bentley owners who enjoy the stealthiness of toned-down brightware. Body colours can still be bold, but a noir alternative to the exterior chrome work gives the Continental GT and GTC, Flying Spur and Bentayga a dark side. It’s proving a popular specification, 40 per cent of Bentleys currently produced are outfitted with the Blackline pack. All chrome and satin finishes – with the exception of the winged badge and Flying-B mascot’s feathers – go Beluga black. This includes the brawny wheels, and crystal-like lamp surrounding an imposing matrix grille. The effect is brooding, modern and distinguished,” it read.

“This sense of sleek masculinity translates to Bentley’s latest gentleman’s fragrance, the Black Edition. The bottle itself is as sharp and monochrome as a tailored tuxedo. It is designed to reflect the lines and curves of a Bentley, with a bellicose elegance that has been in the company’s bloodline since founder WO Bentley’s pre-war racing cars and sporting tourers. The diamond-shaped body of the flacon, in heavy black glass, is discretely textured by silver-white stripes. Its opaque finish enhances the polished silver metal shoulders of the bottle, embossed with the celebrated Winged B. The silver cap is ringed with Bentley’s signature knurling.”

“The scent is as seductive as any Crewe-built car’s interior, both crafted from luxurious natural materials. For this Black Edition of the For Men fragrances, master perfumer Dorothée Piot plays on the striking contrast of luminous notes, enhancing a sophisticated background of polished dark woods – much like the inner and outer worlds of a Blackline Bentley.”

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