Tom Ford is a fashion powerhouse, and with every passing year, he releases more and more fragrances that embody what men and women look for in a $200+ bottle of perfume. White Suede, released in 2012 as part of Ford’s White Musk collection is the scent of femininity, but not in the way you’d expect.
Held in the classic Tom Ford bottle, White Suede contains floral notes, making it unmistakably feminine. The overbearing note, however, is the suede, which registers as an intense leather that cannot be pulled off by just anyone. Sometimes we forget that age is not just a physical projection, but an interpretation of other senses, scent included. White Suede, like many of Ford’s fragrances, is a scent for a woman of a certain maturity, and on a young woman could throw passersby into a state of delirium.
A scent is so personal. Not every fragrance is for everyone, and White Suede is no exception. While pleasing to just about anyone, it is for a specific type of woman, and should be respected for what it is; a beautifully soft spoken olfactory journey, not a loud, brash, smell for your teenage daughter.