BYREDO – Cologne – Mister Marvelous

BYREDO – Cologne – Mister Marvelous

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BYREDO
Eau de Cologne
250 ml

With the launch of Mister Marvelous, BYREDO’s founder Ben Gorham has chosen to highlight a male figure who currently embodies his idea of this fragrance. The first ever Mister Marvelous features world renowned hair stylist Christiaan Houtenbos.

Marvelous is a grand word, is it not? As it rolls off the tongue, it feels quite like it means. And it has history; France’s post-revolutionary dandies called their equally exquisite ladies “Les Marveilleuses”. Marvelous means wonderful, exquisite, and astonishing. With a bit of strangeness as well – as indicated by the old Latinmirabilis. A marvelous thing must be strange in that it must be like nothing else.

We celebrate all of this. Because when things are just a bit off kilter, a little twisted or turned in shape, they become that much more interesting. Such qualities areprima facie for a thing to be called marvelous. For a man to be called Mr. Marvelous.

Our hats off to the one and only Christiaan.

NOTES
Top: Mandarin Leaves, Neroli Flower
Heart: Green Lavender, Bamboo
Base: Black Amber, White Cedarwood