Parfum Du Jour | Trish McEvoy Black Rose Oud
If I want an oud based fragrance, I’ll go to the likes of Swiss Arabian, Rasasi, Al Haramain and Amouage, but lately I’ve been dabbling with other brands and the Trish McElvoy Black Rose Oud is a fragrance I never thought I’d say I liked. I don’t associate Trish McEvoy with deep and complex fragrances like this but I’m pleasantly surprised.
Unlike Dior’s Oud Ispahan, Black Rose Oud isn’t so strong. It’s perfect for oud-phobes as it’s more of a rose based fragrance with an oud backdrop. So you get the femininity of the rose but there’s still the depth of oud but not as intense as other fragrances out there. You wouldn’t really find a fragrance like this from the previous brands I mentioned, it’s a Western perfume with a little Eastern inspiration.
Black Rose Oud is available at Selfridges and other department stores for £140.