Angel, the first fragrance by Thierry Mugler, is a voluptuous Oriental Gourmand with a celestial top of bergamot and helional as pure and transparent as air; a delicious heart of fruit and honey, which evoke mouth-watering childhood memories; and a sensual, passionate base of vanilla, chocolate, caramel and patchouli. And it has stunning movie star looks too. A collection of truly beautiful bottles resembling dazzling stars cut from a night blue sky
- Top Notes: Melon, Mandarin, Cassia, Jasmine
- Heart Notes: Honey, Summer Fruits, Blackberry, Orchid
- Base notes: Tonka Bean, Patchouli, Vanilla, Dark chocolate, Caramel
- Feel: Seductive, angelic and truly iconic
+ spicy oriental scent
+ sophisticated bouquet
+ glamorous design
+ trusted brand
+ easy to come by in stores
- a bit vintage
It is no wonder that despite being placed on the market in a distant 1992, Angel still has a number of its admirers. The scent is a complex one - starting from bergamot, weaving its way into red berries and fading with patchouli and vanilla. The mixture is rather successful since vanilla doesn't seem overpowering (as it usually does to me).The bottle varies depending on the volume - a 25ml bottle is shaped as a star while a 100ml bottle has a star only as its cap (which is more comfortable to place and use for me). The perfume is extremely long lasting and durable (it stayed on my wrists even after I washed my hands). It is a bit old fashioned though - spicy and earthy, and musky at the end - so not everyone will appreciate it. But it 'light' enough to be worn everyday.
I would recommend it for people who mostly go after unconventional fragrances.
This is one my favourite perfumes which I simply cannot be without! I consider this to be a daytime perfume and I usually wear it going for special shopping trips with the girls or day trips etc. I also wear it when going to school meetings day or evening. It is an expensive smelling perfume and I am more often than not asked which perfume I'm wearing. That said, it is always, always recognised by those whom are familiar with it. It has a long lasting scent and you only need a little squirt so lasts quite a while. I always feel like a woman of substance when wearing this and consider it an extension of my wardrobe!
Although the bottle looks fab with its blue colour and unique star design I don't like how it lays flat on your dresser. I think they should make the bottom of the bottle with a flat surface to enable it to stand upright or perhaps include a little plastic stand. The 100ml stands upright but costs a small fortune! *sigh*
A long lasting quality smelling scent and a little goes a long way.