NEANDERTAL (UK) at Lazzari Store
From the collaboration between the Japanese artist Kentaro Yamada and the scottish perfumer Euan McCall born the Neandertal perfumes, artistic, conceptual and unisex fragrances designed to celebrate the mysterious but indissoluble relationship between the Neanderthal and the contemporary Man. If Neanderthal, a hominid of refined intelligence and creative ability, were still among us, what perfumes would he perceive and how? A possible, fascinating answer in two fragrances: Neandertal Light, light, luminous and delicate; and Neandertal Dark, dark, smoky, wild. These are sophisticated blends, extraordinarily original and complex, far from the standards of traditional perfumery. Fresh, green and floral olfactory notes blend with innovative aromas, resinous distillates and mineral, earthy or animal compounds, like the natural smell of leather. The mixture of ingredients that exist even at the time of the Neanderthal Man along with other more contemporary rekindles a visceral olfactory memory, which has its roots, our roots, in Prehistory. Each Neandertal perfum bottle is unique and handmade by Kentaro Yamada.