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A New Le Labo Fragrance Is Finally Here

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After three long years, cult-favorite fragrance brand Le Labo is blessing us with a brand-new scent, and its name is Tonka 25. “This one is dark,” the release reads, though not dark like its leafy predecessor thé Noir 29 (the last new scent we saw from Le Labo, back in 2015). It’s dark in more of a warm way, “as if the humid summer underwoods, their seeds and resins, were sprinkled with layers of musks and sweetened with drops of vanilla.” Sounds slightly damp but extremely cozy, making this the perfect scent to pair with all your fall activities.

To get more technical, the main notes that shine through Tonka 25’s 25 ingredients are orange flower, cedar atlas, styrax resins, musks, and, of course, tonka, which are the seeds of the Cumaru tree that is native to Central America (the more you know).

The eau de parfum will be available in stores on October 15 in a variety of sizes: 100 ml ($270), 50 ml ($184), and 15 ml ($80) sizes, and a baby 10 ml spray protected by a vintage, metal Le Labo travel tube ($158). Should you fall in love with Tonka 25 this month, rest assured that the scent will also be released as a perfume oil, liquid balm, shower gel, body lotion, and massage and bath oil in spring 2019.

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Tonka 25 Le Labo 2018 Eau de Parfum

I was already aware that this wouldn’t be a typical gourmand style Tonka and I am here to confirm that this is rue. When I first learned that Le Labo created a fragrance named Tonka 25, some fragrances immediately came to mind: Tonka Imperiale by Guerlain, Mugler Pure Tonka, Hermes Vetiver Tonka to name a few. This is nothing alike the aforementioned fragrances. I bought this fragrance blindly based on my obsession for this house (bottle #18) along with several reviews and opinions provided by some of the most trusted noses in the community. I've worn this 4x in the last week and wanted some real insight before posting a review. On initial spray, I’m detecting a clean-crispy white floral (orange blossom) with a mild citrusy hue and I am immediately reminded of the orange blossom in Neroli 36 and Fleur d' Oranger 25. This is fascinating to me for two reasons. One being that I have rarely found orange blossom to be an attractive floral when it is a prominent/dominant note in a fragrance and secondly, I have never liked Neroli 36 or Fleur d' Oranger 25. Within two to three minutes, the scent develops from a citrusy floral to a powdery, soft, smooth, clean musk and the transformation is impressive. As the scent continues to evolve, the vanilla +cedarwood+musk+tonka juxtaposition emerge creating an irresistible and subtle, dusty, nutty-like, quality. I cannot keep my nose off of my wrists at this point. Full disclosure: I have caught myself moving around to catch wafts of the fragrance throughout the day.... : ) ...... The fragrance is soft but tenacious and very comfortable to wear. The scent is long lasting. It is incredibly appealing in my opinion and I have received an unusual amount of compliments from family, friends, coworkers, and one stranger (today.) I've read some make a correlation between Tonka 25 and other scents in the Le Labo library and I can sort of relate: Vanilla 44 (dusty, musky, woody, dry), Another 13 (clean, crisp, musk), Neroli 36 (clean, bright, citrusy-florals.) All in all, Tonka 25 is a real pleasure to wear and I consider it to be a versatile scent that I can see myself wearing on a regular basis throughout the year.

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Kafkaesque

Le Labo recently released its first new fragrance in three years, Tonka 25. It’s an eau de parfum that was created by Daphne Bugey and it’s available worldwide (as opposed to being part of the city-exclusives line of fragrances).

Though I had high hopes for Tonka 25, I found it as dull as dishwater. There are certain aspects which I could see appealing to fans of a particular, specific genre of perfumery but, for me, it was about as memorable, distinctive, robust, flavorful, and interesting as Chef Boyardee canned spaghetti.

Le Labo Tonka 25. Photo and source: Luckyscent.

If you’re new to Le Labo, it is a niche brand which hand-blends your fragrance for you at the time of purchase and which uses numbers in the title of their scents to reference the amount of ingredients in that composition. So, an eau de parfum like Vetiver 46 purportedly has 46 notes and Lys 41 has 41 notes, while Tonka 25 has 25. However, and this is important to know, the name or the material highlighted in the title frequently does not correlate to what the perfume actually smells like. In the case of Tonka 25, Le Labo officially describes the scent as a dark and largely woody one:

An addictive, dark fragrance with woody notes and a subtle hint of sweetness. It evokes the smell of warm skin and resinous wood.

This one is dark. A good, addictive, warm dark, as if the humid summer underwoods, their seeds and resins, were sprinkled with layers of musks and sweetened with drops of vanilla. The perfumer’s notes say orange flower absolute, the unique cedar atlas, styrax resins, absolute tonka, and musks… We say Tonka 25.

The succinct nutshell synopsis of official notes is therefore the following, listing only 5 of the full 25 elements:

Atlas cedar, orange flower absolute, tonka bean absolute, styrax, musks.

In early reviews for Tonka 25, people alternatively reported experiencing: a floral woody scent initially dominated by loads of orange blossom; a dry, dark woody cedar scent; a woody musk; and a basic nonentity scent of very little character. I agree with everything but the heavy orange blossom description.

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Tonka 25 opens on my skin with a cloud of dry, dusty cedar which is imbued with a positive deluge of ISO E-like rubbing alcohol. The cloud is diffusive but it is also thin and oddly flat. On the heels of the cedar/ISO E note is a gauzy, crisp, and antiseptically clean faux “floralcy” which, I suppose, if you put a gun to my head, I might say smelled like “neroli” (theoretically), but boy, is it abstract, bloodless, and generic! After that, there is a slug of an equally abstract, amorphous spiciness, then a pinch of a woody-amber synthetic which smells somewhere between Cedarmax and Ambroxan in olfactory character.

Tonka 25 adds a few more elements to its anodyne cocktail of inconsequentiality as it develops. A few minutes in, there is a big blast of sugared white musk, then a wisp of some sort of sweet, nutty nothingness which I assume is the tonka beginning to rear its head. After 15 minutes, the nondescript sweet, nutty nothingness develops somewhat further on the periphery, smelling like a flotsam bit of beige fluff and olfactory lint. It’s the nicest part of the fragrance, in my opinion, but it’s also the quietest and smallest part. As usual, the signature note in a Le Labo title is not the main focus. Rather than being tonka driven, the fragrance is primarily centered on a dry, dusty cedar chest left in an old attic amidst a cloud of clean white musk (and ISO E-like tonalities). It’s simply that a few elements appear in the meantime to take some of the edge off the primary bouquet.

“Terre de contraste” by Davidian Gottis on Art Majeur. (Direct website link embedded within.)

Tonka 25 shifts in small degrees as it evolves. About 30 minutes in, the fragrance turns more “floral” and fractionally “creamier.” About 45 minutes in, a quiet smoky element appears when I sniff my arm up close and it smells vaguely like smoky black “tea.” Vaguely. It’s nice, whatever it is supposed to be.

I’m putting many of these words into quotation marks because they are not actually “floral” or “creamy” by normal criteria, nor are they easily discernible in the middle of all the whitewashing. Sniffing Tonka 25 is like trying to discern distant shapes and faces in heavy fog. Outside of the whopping degree of entirely synthetic, rubbing-alcohol-laced cedar, so much of this scent is amorphous, thin, innocuous, and impressionistically abstract in character that it’s difficult to identify the details with certainty or precision. Notes like, for example, the orange blossom are certainly not as olfactorily clear or as luxuriously abundant as compared to genuinely good fragrances with real raw materials. They feel instead like whitewashed renditions of “orange blossom,” “tonka,” or “tea,” which is why I find the end result similar to a can of Chef Boyardee canned spaghetti in terms of its level of quality and verisimilitude.

To be perfectly clear, even if many of the notes smell nothing like the real thing on my skin, I would still be perfectly happy with their synthetic counterparts if the “orange blossoms” (or tonka, synthetic “tea,” and cedar) smelled solid, good, authentic, and high quality. It can be done, you know, if people are willing to spend a bit of money on high-end aromachemicals. But here, I’m faced with a completely androgynous note which is so wan, so bloodless, so clean, so spineless, and so impersonal that it is an “orange blossom” in the same way that tofu is a luxurious banquet of epicurean delights. The same holds true for the titular “tonka” note.

Some of you may think I’m being too negative because I’m too much of a snob about ingredients. Let’s say that were true and let us put every technical or ingredient-based factor to the side; I would still think that Tonka 25 is about as interesting as dishwater with a few remnants of leftovers floating about. The ISO E-laden cedar is the dishwater, while the clean musk, the wisps of soft “tonka” fluff, “spice,” and the impressionistic, witness-protection-program “orange blossom” are the flotsam leftovers floating at the edges. There really isn’t much else going on. Except for the dark cedar, everything has been stripped of its character, substance, clarity, and prominence, and the end-result is consequently both boring and one-dimensional in my eyes.

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There was a short period of time when Tonka 25 was moderately enjoyable in a non-perfume perfume sort of way. About 1.75 hours in, it’s a fairly decent mix of smoky woodiness, a nutmeg-ish sort of spiciness, generic floralcy, clean musk, dryness, darkness, and sweetness, all woven together in an androgynous, impressionistic blur with a vaguely creamy softness underpinning it. That last part, which I assume stems from the tonka, is the most appealing individual element, so it’s a pity there isn’t more of it to counterbalance the cedar.

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Tonka 25 continues to change at a glacial pace. About 2.5 hours in, there is a vague, ghostly suggestion of something which, if you strain yourself and your nose, might possibly point to being something civet-y. The amorphous spice cloud continued to occasionally hint at being nutmeg. The “floralcy” is now even more muted and minor. Trying to single out notes continues to be like trying to find shapes in the fog, with one exception: the cedar. There is a lot of cedar on my skin — all dry, dusty, and smelling like something found in an attic after a few decades. Towards the end of the third hour, the last remaining vestiges of androgynous floralcy fade away. Not long after, the “tonka” creamy fluff also disappears, leaving behind a simple, completely clean, quietly sweetened, lightly powdered, and lightly spiced cedar bouquet (still laden with ISO E like tonalities).

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Once the drydown begins around the 7th hour, there is nothing but cedar, clean musk, lightly powdered woody sweetness, and ISO E Supercrappy. In the final hours, all that’s left is dark, dry, ISO E-scented woodiness infused with clean white musk and a touch of powder.

Tonka 25’s performance is okay, although I suspect it probably works better on me than on others because my skin holds onto aromachemicals to a crazy degree. I applied several large swipes of a dab vial, amounting to 2 big sprays from an actual bottle, and Tonka 25 opened with about 1.5 to 2 inches of projection and about 4 inches of sillage. The scent shrank and became quieter after 2.25 hours, but it took roughly 6 hours for Tonka 25 to become a skin scent. In total, the fragrance lasted just a bit over 13 hours. On Fragrantica, other people have reported a low-performing fragrance which had poor or weak longevity and which required a large scent application in order to be noticeable.

Wearing Tonka 25, I was reminded of what Andy Tauer once said about the big perfume houses, the gist of which was how they used something like 0.00001% natural or high-end materials while spending the majority of their fragrance budget on marketing. Le Labo skewed towards modern, synthetic abstraction long before it was taken over by Estée Lauder, but I thought they made more interesting and better quality perfumes in years past. No, I haven’t always liked their stuff, but some were enjoyable while others were expertly done and abounded with character. So I expected more from Tonka 25 than this overly synthetic, overly minimalist oatmeal blandness. There is a place in the market for this sort of I-don’t-know-what-the-hell-this-generic-woody-floral-spiced-musk-thing-is, but it’s in a corner of Sephora, Dillards, or TJ Maxx where the prices are low. Le Labo’s prices are not low, and I expect better from them.

You should really read other perspectives on the scent before making up your mind, so here is a link to Tonka 25’s Fragrantica page. Reviews are highly mixed. I honestly can’t be bothered to even summarize them. If you’re a Le Labo fan or if you like the modern, clean, minimalist style of perfumery, you will smell Tonka 25 anyway. If you like it, good for you. Rock on. I’m happy you’ve found something you love. (Really.) But me? I doubt I’ll remember anything other than the rubbing alcohol cedar a mere week from now. This is simply not an interesting, complex, well-delineated, and memorable fragrance, in my opinion, and I don’t think it stands out even amongst comparable quasi-niche woody-clean-musk compositions.

Having said that, I can see Tonka 25 being a hit with a few segments of the perfume world: people who like non-perfume perfumes; people who love cedar fragrances of any kind; and fans of the ultra-modern minimalist style of perfumery embodied by the Geza Schoen Escentuals brand, particularly the 01 focused solely on ISO E Super. If you’re a man or woman who hates white flowers, loves super clean, dry, dark woody fragrances with white musk, and has no issues with ISO E-like aromas, then this might be the “white floral woody musk” for you, especially during the first phase which is basically 75% ISO E-scented cedar. But for people hoping for an actual tonka fragrance (or a tonka orange blossom one which some people thought this might be), then I think you need to re-calibrate your expectations.

DETAILS:
Cost & Availability: Le Labo Tonka 25 is an eau de parfum which comes in many sizes, the most common of which are: 1.7 oz/50 ml for $184 or £125; a travel set for $158 or £110; and a 3.4 oz/100 ml for $270 or £180. There are solo samples, 15 ml decants, body products, and more. Le Labo Website Options: Tonka 25 is available directly from Le Labo but the company has a variety of different country options for its website, from North America to UK to France to International. The website asks you to choose the language and region of your choice, so there really isn’t a universal link to share. I’ll let you use the link I’ve provided above and then let you navigate your way to the site best suited for your location. As a general matter, Le Labo has shops in the US, Canada, UK, EU, Asia, Australia, Korea, Tokyo, and beyond, and you can search for the one closest to you here. In the U.S.: you can find Tonka 25 at Luckyscent, Nordstrom’s, Saks, and Barneys. Outside the US: In Canada, Le Labo is carried by Toronto’s 6 by Gee Beauty. In the UK, Le Labo is carried at Harrods’s Designer Department on the First Floor, and at Liberty. In the Netherlands, you can find Le Labo products at Skins Cosmetics. In Australia, Le Labo is carried at Mecca Cosmetica. Samples: I bought my sample from Surrender to Chance which sells Tonka 25 starting at $5.49  for a 1 ml vial.

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LE LABO TONKA 25 - Gourmand Fragrance Hit or Miss?

Le Labo is something of a cult brand – so any newness from them is classified as a pretty big deal. The highly anticipated Tonka 25 is the first scent they’ve launched in three years. With perfume house launches becoming more and more frequent, that’s quite a gap between scents – but it’s well worth the wait. We caught up with co-founder of the brand, Eduardo Roschi, at Le Labo‘s Beak Street boutique to find out about the inspiration for Tonka 25, the beginnings of Le Labo, and his favourite smells…

Le Labo fragrances often seem like unexpected interpretations of what they say on the bottle. Was it always your intention to surprise with your scents?

I think our intention was to surprise people but not in a way that was overly confident. To be able to say I’m going to surprise people in perfumery is extremely boastful. In terms of what we believed could be a surprise – I would reduce that to our universe to make it humbler. We know perfumery, we know what’s out there, and we wanted to do some things that we thought were different.

Naming the ingredients was a protocol, which was to take the ingredient that was used the most in the formula, and to add the numbers of other ingredients in the formula. But some ingredients which are heavier, in terms of dosage levels, are less potent than some which you don’t need to put as much of, so if you put a drop of civet it’ll smell intensely of that. But you can put tonnes of Hedione, which you can barely smell – so that’s how some names became surprising.

The original idea of surprise was more in terms of what the perfumes smelt like. We realised calling something that smells of neroli or jasmine or tuberose simply by that name was a surprise. But we decided that what it is, that’s how we’re going to name our perfumes; we’re not going to call them romantic or poetic names or something that gives more hints of what it really smell like.

Ingredients can be something that people are disconnected from when smelling fragrance and often don’t know what they are. Celebrating that is actually quite inventive.

It’s what perfumers do. When we’re developing a new scent with a perfumer, there are code names for different things. We don’t start by calling a perfume Tonka 25, because we don’t know what will be in it. So, we’ll give it a code name, and once they have a code name, they’ll give it a number of trials, a number of samples. So, a perfume will be called XX1, 2/a, 3/b etc. We thought it was very simple and we figured with the brand being a perfumer’s lab, it wouldn’t make sense to call a scent something fancier than what it was called in the lab.

What was your code name for Tonka 25?

Holy Wood.

Why do you think Le Labo has such a cult following?

Because we do things with our heart and with the right intention. You cannot hope for cult following, if you look for cult following. But cult following is based on emotional connection and imperfection and if you are just genuine with how you do things and you do them with passion and the intention of doing the right thing, which is not always easy to do, then human beings, which are imperfect beings, will connect to that and it’ll create emotions which are more intense. It creates culture – versus things which are so thought out they are more sterile. For us that’s what cult following is. It’s an honour to be called that, to be honest, and we’re glad that some people think that we’re a cult like brand – but it’s basically Fabrice and I doing (and everyone that works for us doing things) that come from what we truly believe in. And guess what? People are looking for things have meaning, in any field.

How did you get into fragrance?

I studied chemistry, because I wanted to please my parents – I still need to sort that one out. I was too scared to drop chemistry when I realised that it wasn’t something I wanted to pursue professionally. Thinking I wanted to do something a bit funkier that would give some value to my chemistry degree, and that’s when I started working for Firmenich [the perfume and flavours developing company]. They valued my chemistry degree and they did perfume stuff, so it was kind of funky. And that’s how I started to work in perfumes.

What did Le Labo look like when it began? How has it been experiencing the rapid of something you created?

We started Le Labo sincerely not knowing what it would become, we had no ambitions for it. We were both (Fabrice and I) working for L’Oréal at the time, which is a big corporation, who do things in a very specific way, who market research products etc.

So, we just wanted to be free again, because when you’re free you’re not scared, or if you’re not scared you’re free, depending on how you look at it. We just wanted to be two buddies who had fun doing something which they thought would add something to the equation.

Was it a store to begin with? 

We started with a store in New York, 233 Elizabeth St, in Nolita New York, which is today our flagship and our bestselling store. And it took time for it to become a success, but it did, and it helped us understand that we had something interesting, that we were doing something in a very good way. It gave us confidence and funds to continue to develop Le Labo, and we started opening more and more stores

Everything was developed organically, we had business plans but every month they wouldn’t be relevant anymore, so we just thought ‘screw business plans’, and we started to do things with our gut. Like ‘where do we want to go? Do we want to be in Tokyo?’ We’ve always loved Japan so we went there. We never looked to be in places that we would have to beg to be in. And it just became an easy thing to do, because it’s just who we were as human beings.

And it all grew from that one store. It’s a perfect story really. Lots of work, some talent, tonnes of love, and just being at the right place at the right time. Meeting the right people that helped us along the way. We’re very grateful.

Tonka is normally quite a soft, sweet, comforting ingredient. Why did you choose to take it to the dark side with Tonka 25?

Actually Tonka 25 is not about Tonka. It’s about Cedar Atlas. That’s why we called it Holy Wood in the production stages. I love Cedar Atlas. But we had to tame it. We worked with a perfumer to give it a sensuous nature – our comfort zone is dark sensuous perfumes, we like to do other things, but that’s what we really like to play with – so how do you make Cedar Atlas wearable? And with a sensuous dark tone? With tonnes of different ingredients and tonka was one of them, and as we started to add more it became more interesting, there’s 23 other ingredients in it but tonka really took it there. And tonka smells of almond, vanilla, coffee, caramel, warmth, and cedar atlas is a pungent wood that sort of marries well with tonka.

The construct is between tonka – who is the nice guy – and cedar – who is someone that needs to be calmed down.

I would say that Tonka 25 is like a perfume paste – its like a dark, dark perfume paint that you can paint your body with. It doesn’t fill a room with smell, it stays for a very long time on clothing and skin but it doesn’t overpower. It’s very dark but gentle, feminine, masculine, nice and bad.

What are your five favourite smells?

1. My girlfriend’s temple. She taught me this, it’s the temple, not the head, that smells. Your head can smell of your hair, clean or unwashed, but it’s the temple that creates a specific smell. She used to smell my temples and then I started to smell hers

2. The breath of my children. It’s probably disgusting when they’re not your child, but when it’s your kid and she jumps in the bed and breathes all over you, it’s so good. It’s an animal smell. Which has got to be unconscious, it’s pheromones, there’s no way you could rationally say it’s a good smell. It’s bad breath for a child.

3. Bad smells. We lived in Hong Kong when I was young, and the smell of filthy harbour, that’s always stuck in my memory.

4. Perfume. Rose 31 has been the signature of what Le Labo was and started. Of course, when you talk about Le Labo now, it’s Santal 33, but Rose 31 is more intimate for me. It brings us back to the times we were just starting, and for the first five years of the brand. And then there’s other brands that I absolutely love, as well, and who do amazing perfumes. And the perfumes I wore when I was child, like Drakkar Noir (by Guy Laroche), it was a huge scent in the eighties.

5. Nina Ricci L’Air du Temps, my mother’s perfume.

Le Labo Tonka 25 £125 for 50ml eau de parfum

Out now at Le Labo

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Perfume tonka 25

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Aesthetically, Le Labo is one of the coolest brands out there. Everything they do looks hip, from the typewriter font of their labels to the industrially crushed cans that hold their candles. But Le Labo isn’t a case of style over substance – they actually have style and substance in spades, and many of their fragrances have something interesting to say. The coolness of of Le Labo has made them a brand with a cult following so it’s no surprise that their first fragrance in almost three years (refreshing when every other niche brand is launching multiple fragrances a year, let’s be real) is causing quite the stir…

That new fragrance is called Tonka 25 and it is composed by none other than Daphné Bugey, the perfumer behind the likes of AURA by MUGLER and L’Artisan Parfumeur’s La Botanique collection. Le Labo describes Tonka 25 as “an addictive, dark fragrance” that “evokes the smell of warm skin and resinous wood”. This is a fragrance of contrast – one that celebrates the sensual nature of exotic woods and pairs it with a gourmand twist to highlight exciting new facets.

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The Notes

Orange Flower Absolute
Cedar Atlas
Styrax Resins
Absolute Tonka
Musks


How Does it Smell?

If you’re familiar with Le Labo, you will know that the name on the bottle relates to the highest proportioned ingredient whilst the number references the number of ingredients in the formula. Surprisingly the names don’t necessarily reflect the nature of the scent. For example,Patchouli 24 is more of a guaic than patchouli, Vetiver 46 is more incense than vetiver, and Ylang 49 is a furry chypre rather than a tropical floral. So where does that leave Tonka 25? Well, Tonka 25 is more Cedar 25 in my mind, but I definitely do detect a facet of the billed tonka, even if it isn’t the key theme.

Tonka 25 opens sharp and spicy. With citrus, spice and anise, it creates a sharp image of a forest, with spiny greenery, strong trunks of grey wood and something ‘other’ in the air. I find it to be particularly androgynous and angular, crossing the boundaries of the green and wood olfactory families, using a bridge of spice to connect them. The surprise is the twist of anise which brings an unusual liquorice vibe that shoots sugary tendrils into the base, hinting at the sweetness yet to be revealed.

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The underpinnings are much warmer than that pointy opening. Cedar, which is an incredibly multi-faceted material with nuances of sweat and pencil shavings to name just two, sits at the very foundation of the fragrance, drawing down all of the spice of the opening like a magnet. It is shrouded in the toasted sugar of tonka, which has a caramel effect and a hint of marzipan. Balance is key though, and never at any point does the sweet section feel boisterous or dominant, in fact one would never call it gourmand – instead this is spicy woods with a sugar sheen.

Tonka 25 is great. Yes, it’s actually a spiced cedar and not particularly tonka-centric, but the fact that the scent does not align with the name does not lessen its impact, nor is it a surprise – this is the way Le Labo works and I enjoy how one doesn’t quite know what to expect when trying one of the brand’s offerings for the first time. I’m intrigued by how the refreshing nature of spice is contrasted by a warm base of woods varnished in a caramel-coloured glaze of maple. Tonka 25 is an effortless fragrance for any day, any outfit, and any occasion. It’s just the thing I feel like throwing on when I don’t know what scent to wear. Whatever my mood, Tonka 25 just seems to fit.


Availability

Tonka 25 is available in 15ml (£55), 50ml (£125), 100ml (£180) and 500ml (£689) Eau de Parfum.


Disclaimer

Sample, notes and quotes via Le Labo. Images are my own.

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