We've Found "The One": A Review of Dolce & Gabbana's Finest Fragrance

We've Found "The One": A Review of Dolce & Gabbana's Finest Fragrance

As someone who has worn Dolce & Gabbana's "The One" EDT for about a decade now, I think I'm uniquely qualified to provide a review of this exquisite fragrance. The juice is simply amazing and a smooth beast of a compliment monster. Seriously, Women will ask you what you're wearing - and lean in close while doing so.

When You Find "The One": Don't Let Go

"The One" begins with a vibrant and fresh opening, led by zesty grapefruit. This citrusy start is laced with the spicy, slightly woody aroma of coriander, which adds an invigorating kick. There is some basil in the opening act, which contributes to the sharp zest. Personally, if I need a wake-up kick in the morning, I make myself some coffee and spray "The One" around my office or on myself, of course. 

a bottle of dolce & gabbana the one cologne next to a chocolate donut shaped and designed coffee mug

As the fragrance evolves and matures, ginger decides to become the star of the show. Ginger's sharp and pungent character is beautifully balanced by the  sweetness of cardamom, creating a spicy but smooth heart. The presence of orange blossom infuses a subtle floral touch that is both delicate and slightly citrusy, adding a layer of complexity and softness to the heart of the scent.

The journey concludes with the base notes, where some new actors decide to take center stage: amber, tobacco, and cedar. Amber provides a rich, resinous warmth that envelops the fragrance in a cozy, almost honey-like embrace. The tobacco note introduces a deep, slightly smoky and leathery aspect, adding a touch of masculinity and depth. Finally, the cedarwood anchors the fragrance with its woody, slightly sweet and earthy undertones, giving the base a solid, grounding finish.

"The One" EDT by Dolce & Gabbana is a gem that balances freshness with warmth, and spice with sweetness. Each note is thoughtfully chosen and expertly blended to create a fragrance that is both versatile and memorable. Scent-master Olivier Polge managed to create a timeless fragrance here.


What are your thoughts on "The One"? Is this the best from Dolce & Gabbana? We'd love to hear from you!

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