Fantastic! Man

March 10, 2009 by  
Filed under Fashion Professionals, Paris, Presentations


The extraordinary but oh so intelligent magazine Fantastic Man is probably the first magazine ever to have its own perfume. Founders Gert Jonkers and Jop van Bennekom launched their little baby – which they created together with perfumer Ben Gorham of Byredo Parfums – last monday in Paris. And of course, it was no ordinary launch! It was an intimite moment where you could smell the fragrance in a private room by sniffing a blindfolded man’s wrist and neck. Hmmmm! This Fantastic Man smelled like a fresh summermorning in Italy: bergamot, lavender and a warm, mysterious hint of patchouli. Delicate and classic with a twist. Although it’s an eau de cologne it stays with you for hours. We cannot wait until they present their own collection of clothes……