dunhill Icon Racing Blue Eau de Parfum Review

dunhill Icon Racing Blue Eau de Parfum Review

Known for their high-quality menswear and accessories, dunhill have a strict prerequisite for each fragrance and design; it must be useful, beautiful and the best of its kind. And it’s fair to say that the new-for-2021 dunhill Icon Racing Blue Eau de Parfum meets all of the above…


This Fragrance Smells Like…

Part of the fan-favourite Icon Racing collection that pays homage to Alfred Dunhill’s motorsport past, Racing Blue Eau de Parfum is a unique, well-contrasted fragrance that perfectly balances woody and aromatic notes.

dunhill Icon Racing Blue opens with an extreme freshness, thanks to sharp citrus fruits and ambergris, which race into a heart of cool spices before being washed away by a wave of marine saltiness. In the final lap, the musky woodiness of patchouli and sandalwood create an addictive tone as they partner with a unique seashore accord to linger sensually on the skin.


What’s The Story Behind This Scent?

An embodiment of the spirit of racing, dunhill’s Eau de Parfum is inspired by the man who likes to have a good time – both on and off the track. Racing Blue encapsulates both the excitement and the sense of therapy that racing has to offer.


You Will Love This If…

Fans of dunhill Icon Racing looking for a vibrant, vigorous EDP will simply love Racing Blue; the bright, aromatic scent is a particularly great choice for daytime wear.

Not sure what kind of an Icon you want to be? Check out my easy guide below:

• Red: Citrus-Aromatic.
• Green: Fougere-Citrus.
Blue: Woody-Aromatic.


This Perfume Smells Similar To:

Icon Racing Blue reminds me of a more summery version of The One For Men Eau de Parfum by Dolce & Gabanna, but with a fresher, stronger projection. If you’re unfamiliar with this scent, Racing Blue feels like exhilarating sea air during stormy seasons.


What’s The Longevity Like?

The long-lasting Eau de Parfum is perfect for daytime wear as it offers between five to six hours’ longevity.


What’s Special About The Bottle?

Awarded the Best New Male Design & Packaging Award by the Fragrance Foundation, this bottle really is a first place winner. Motor enthusiasts will adore the weighted glass bottle, which is shaped just like a car piston. A homage to Dunhill’s motoring past, the textured flacon not only offers grip, but it acts as a talisman for the sport of racing. Adorned with a shiny cap that mirrors a car’s gear stick, the dunhill logo takes centre stage as it sits proudly at the top of the sport-themed bottle.


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