Sitting astride the majority of the high fashion industry players Gucci, having dressed the best for over 9 decades now, know a thing or two about making a man look his best. Beyond his best even! The fashion house are certainly not afraid to embrace luxuriant materials expertly tailoring and manipulating them to achieve unmatched finishes. But now it seems, Not content with having you look your best, Gucci ‘seam’ingly wish to have you smell your best with heir new signature fragrance – Made To Measure.
The bottle is every bit as striking as their bespoke couture, weighty denoting quality and expense. It continues in the same vein as Gucci Première, and Gucci sport with the Gucci signature Horsebit icon a feature on the bottle cap in an opulent brushed gold signifying a regal status.
The fragrance itself is gorgeous with exotic overtones such as Sri Lankan nutmeg and Indonesian patchouli which apparently has become a staple element in all Gucci scents. It has been put together well much like the bespoke suiting the brand are legendary for. It works with the warmth of the skin to enhance the fragrance further. It complements a whole range of looks too. From smart to smart casual to effortlessly cool. It can be both formal and sartorial as well as street style-esque
Now I am by no means. A cologne expert but I know what I like and this is right up there with Gucci Guilty for me. It’s become the fragrance of my 2013 summer and is already attached to several memorable occasions. It gets a 33 Boroughs 2 thumbs up!