Bogue Maai Perfume Review and Score

by Therapeutic Fragrance

SCORE: 92

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Who? I See Wearing the Fragrance

Bill Murray

Where? I Use the Fragrance

When? The Season I Use the Fragrance

All Year Long

What? Occasions or Events I Use Fragrance

Perfumer:

Antonio Gardoni

#maai

Price Per Millileter

200 50ML

Perfume Classification

Eau De Parfum

How? I Apply the Fragrance

3 - 5

Bogue just wows me on every opening, it’s one of those when you know your getting it. You prepare for and you can’t wait. Maai is no different. Opening in an animalic floral musk to my nose. Getting used to this musk it is from fruit. A different leather to me starts to come through in the heart. Leather fruit. I have smelled these in notes of ouds, but a first all natural in perfumery. As the heart continues to evolve through all the animalics a fresh soap develops off my skin. So far deep animalics keep this in check. I am playing with a ton of Chypre of course old school with the best ingredients available just is something special. Like a perfectly cooked steak. But you have someone come along give you some of what you know and really think through and add to what is known and make it his. Not only his, but very modern taking the sniffs deeper on the fron and back of the whiff hitting more of the imagination and opening up new realms of thought of what is possible. The undeniable drydown of oakmoss is here with so many more characters playing on top. Dry down is taking advantage of ambroxan or something. It's not loud just familiar. The first three hours were everything for me on this one

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Company:Bogue Profumo
Perfumer:Antonio Gardoni
Fragrance Family:Cypre
Classification:Eau De Parfum
Pricing:$4.00/fluid ml
Country:Italy
Year:2014
Sex:Unisex
Hashtag:#maai

Therapeutic Fragrance Score Chart

MAAI

Addictiveness
& O.G. Factors
14/15
Projection & Sillage 4/5
Longevity 5/5
Composition 25/25
Ingredients
& Price per ML
22/25

FRAGRANCE

TOP: 10/10
HEART: 3/5
BASE: 9/10

SCORE: 92

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31 comments

  1. I'm surprised how quiet the community has been about Les Annees 25 myself. There is a portion during the drydown where the iris is a bit too baby powder on me but overall the perfume is just beautiful.

    1. LOL I totally get what your saying, and I am the first one to th