What it is: A fragrance inspired by a transistor radio hewn of sandalwood radiating raga in the Bandra heat.
Fragrance story: Not everything has a strong or readily perceivable aroma, but objects can suggest a fragrance. Light bulbs glow. Electricity courses through their metal filaments. They melt the dust on their surface, emitting wisps of heat. The tubes in amplifiers have a certain aroma. So, what if there was a tube amplifier in an old radio made of sandalwood? Then the interaction of the heat would open the pores of the wood, singing its smooth, elegant fragrance—puffs of musky cedar, peach, coconut, lactones, milk. Real sandalwood essence is perfection that smells of India, effigies, purity, focus. Unfortunately, it has been overharvested, so perfumers don’t use the oil from Mysore anymore. Radio Bombay is a deconstruction of the Mysore santal rebuilt to create the idea of a radio sitting in a small hot shop in Bandra with raga jangling out of its tiny speaker in the busy city.
- Top: radiant wood, copper, cedar.
- Middle: sandalwood, radiant iris, boronia.
- Base: balsam fir absolute, coconut musk, ambergris.
Alcohol Denatured, Parfum (Fragrance), Aqua (Water), Limonene, Geraniol, Linalool, Citral
Ingredients are subject to change at the manufacturer's discretion. For the most complete and up-to-date list of ingredients, refer to the product packaging
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