Forget groundhogs or sprouting crocuses in New York, there are only two signs it's springtime:
1) The line for Pinkberry fro-yo and Tasti-d-Lite is snaking a half-block out the door.
2) You're walking down the street and suddenly, you're wrapped in an incredible, near indescribable breeze that smells verdant, sweet and rare. Ahhh.
Somehow, the sensory wizards at Bond No. 9 managed to bottle this scent and called it Andy Warhol Union Square. Andy may not be the first person you think of when you think of "verdant" and "sweet" but he was mad for the first smell of spring, and his two studios were located on Union Square. In the first studio, he created the flowers silkscreens, which served as a another inspiration for the fragrance.
This scent is a hodge-podge of different notes (and I mean that in a good way). You've got the cool, crisp, grassy notes, but then they mingle with lily of the valley, blue freesia (doesn't that just SOUND pretty?), golden amber, and the fantastically named "Silver Cloud Musk Accord." (Basically, it's a note that sexes up the whole mixture.)
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