You watch red carpet event and you will no doubt hear the words Dolce & Gabbana. There is no doubt that you will hear those names over and over again. This Italian design house has skyrocketed to the upper echelons of fame by designing delicious gowns, timeless and elegant suits and sumptuous fashion lines for the very rich and very famous. The very utterance of the names Dolce & Gabbana are sure to bring squeals of delight from any fashionista. The team of Domenico (Dolce) and Stefano (Gabbana) are a veritable fashion power player, they are a force to be reckoned with.
Dolce&Gabbana (actually spelled without the spaces) is the pair’s luxury line. This line is everything that is good about being decadent. The items in this collection are timeless classics, not following the seasonal trends. They sell a myriad of fashion items ranging from sunglasses and regular corrective eyewear to purses, watches and also a line of fragrances for men and women.
The Dolce and Gabbana label is synonymous with flirtatious sensuality:
There is the passion of the body, the flesh, and then there is the love, which is deeper’, explained Domenico Dolce in an article in “The Observer” February 20, 2005.
The Dolce & Gabbana line of fragrances embrace this passion and the adoration of sophistication for a deliciously glamorous lifestyle.
The flagship fragrance of the line, is the aptly named Dolce & Gabbana. It is a romantic scent that the line introduced in 1992.
The top notes of this alluring fragrance are petitgrain, tangerine, basil, ivy, aldehyde (in a definitively modern way) and freesia. Middle notes are a pattern of rose, orange flower, jasmine, red carnation, muguet, coriander and marigold. Rounding out this feminine bouquet are the base notes of sandalwood, tonka bean and musk. These can be a akin to the notes of a Wagnerian opera; everything coming together to produce a thing of beauty.