Gallivant in Ghana – Newest scent, Accra, is a nod to Timbuktu

Unbiased fragrance model, Gallivant, is to launch Accra – the newest scent of their assortment impressed by the feelings of journey and wanderlust.

Nick Seward, founding father of the model says, “my curiosity for Africa began in my teenagers, studying the reportage of Ryszard Kapuściński, the novels of VS Naipaul, later discovering the playful writing of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. I used to be notably drawn to West Africa. The color, the type, the joie de vivre, the heat …

Glamorous Ghanaians gallivanting in London. Parisian Ivoirians of their voluptuous pagne clothes. My wanderlust thoughts was stuffed with the larger-than-life type, the richness of West Africa. The alluringly iconic designs of Air Afrique. Artwork and sculpture. The Timbuktu perfume we had in my time at L’Artisan Parfumeur – a gateway fragrance to area of interest.

So with this journey to Accra, I needed to evoke a bygone glamour, the tropical sensuality, an enveloping warmth … A style of the unique, the musicality, the beautiful bursting colors of the well-known kente waxed fabric. I needed to really feel the easy-going attraction of Accra, a happy-go-lucky lightness of being…

The perfume was composed for Gallivant, by Stéphanie Bakouche and accommodates high notes of ardour berry, eucalyptus, sizzling peppers, mango, papaya, davana, cognac, and carrot seed; a coronary heart of CO2 espresso extract, saffron, a cocoa accord, tobacco, and styrax; with dry down of leather-based pores and skin accord, cedarwood, patchouli, classic vinyl, smoky liatrix, and musks.

Accra is offered from mid June as 30ml and 100ml Eau de Parfum