Having a signature bespoke scent is an extension of one’s style and personality—luxury perfumers have long concocted custom scents for clients, while olfactory lovers often layer their favorite fragrances in varying combinations or number of spritzes depending on the occasion.
In recent years, a number of brands have incorporated the concept of layering scents in their collections, and the latest player to rethink fragrance layering is Bulgari, with its Allegra collection. The Allegra range takes you on an olfactory version of a choose your own adventure storybook, where the different options that you pick or decline shape your final destination— your own personal scent.
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