Rubirosa was a jet-set pioneer, charmer, race car driver and talented polo player. He was widely seen to be in the same class as Don Juan and Casanova.
As all great playboys Rubirosa executed a sense of danger, romance and adventure. He married the two richest women in the world and many would follow; from Marylin Monroe to Zsa Zsa Gabor.
His romantic escapades became so mythical that they resulted in nicknames like ‘Mister Ever Ready’ and thanks to Rubi’s ‘personal parts department’: ‘The Pepper Mill’.
YVRA 1965 is an extreme powerful, seductive and elegant fragrance. The strongest link with Rubirosa will be found in the fragrance itself: seductive, sexy and powerful. YVRA 1965 is an intriguing and sultry blend of spellbinding ingredients, rich in precious wood extracts, exciting patchouli and exotic pepper varieties.
YVRA 1965 is an exclusive, intriguing niche fragrance. Thanks to powerful notes like incense, labdanum, amber and patchouli. In the best playboy traditions, the fragrance has so much power that it will be pleasing the nose all night long.
YVRA 1965 is the ultimate niche fragrance that literally has no equal.
L'Essence de Présence 100ml
This is, without doubt, the scent of scents.
Absolute head turner people ask me all the time “what scent are you wearing “..a very subtle gentleman’s scent
YVRA 1979 Travel Set 2x8ml
Elegant, fresh & sophisticated
luxury odor, great fragrance
The discovery set was quickly delivered in a very good shape.
I really liked the smell of the parfumes and ordered right-away a full bottle.
Very happy man here!! Excellent perfumes!
Three diverse and totally amazing scents destined to be in every man’s collection, perfect for any mood or moment.
I’ve used Creed for years but yvra1976 has surpassed my expectations...my new fragrance
Love the smell.... brown label
Jó illat imádom!
Alle drie heerlijke geuren. Ik vind ze alle drie klassiek, gedistingeerd, je kunt ze voor elke gelegenheid gebruiken en ik denk ook wel in elk jaargetijde. Alleen jammer dat deze geuren (althans bij mij) snel vervliegen. Ook mensen om mij heen ruiken de geuren niet bij mij.
Want to feel the mood of L'Essence de Flamboyance?
Check the Spotify playlist. Contains hints of Bob Dylan, Curtis Lee and The Teddy Bears
Master in understatement and taste, Dutch designer Durk Hattink, collaborated with YVRA to create a design which brings the interior of the bottle to the exterior. A bottle to have, to hold, to use and then… to keep.
L’Essence de Flamboyance is a reference to the lifestyle of Rubirosa. The color of the box is inspired by Rubirosa's Ferrari 500 Mondial Spider, which was designed by the legendary Pinin Farina.
The side of the box has a bark-like structure in reference to the oak tree that stopped Rubirosa’s life so promptly. Furthermore Hattink has subtly made a reference to Rubirosa's nickname 'The Pepper Mill' and therefore it’s depicted on the inside of the label YVRA 1965.
Was it predestination gently prompted by that oh, so prominent nose which graces generations of family members? Yvo van Regteren Altena (Haarlem, 1958) has always followed his nose.
Yvo Van Regteren Altena, born in 1958, has traveled the world and documented a dandy lifestyle for over 30 years. As a gentleman journalist, he engrossed in all that defines good taste, decadent living and perfumes in particular. Traveling the globe he met the greatest ‘noses’ and was influenced by their obsession with the right blend of spellbinding ingredients.
In the past few years, Van Regteren Altena created two perfumes under his own name; l’Essence de l’Essence and l’Essence de Présence. Both creations got an international claim. He is obsessed with a better smelling world and, next to his outstanding perfumes, offers highly refined products with sophisticated extravagance and a humorous tone of voice such as a scented screenwash, l’Essence de l’Automobile. Soon he will launch his third intriguing perfume which will appeal to even the most spoiled modern dandy.
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We hope that you love the scent of YVRA as much as we love it. But we want you to be happy. Our return policy applies only if you bought your YVRA product here. If you bought it at a retail store and would like to return or exchange it, please contact the store directly. If you bought your product here and for some reason are not totally happy with it, you can return it in new and unopened condition within 30 days of the purchase date for a refund. We do not credit or refund shipping charges. We recommend using a traceable carrier (like PostNL or UPS), insured for the full value of the return merchandise. We are not responsible for return packages lost en route. YVRA does not process exchanges on gift orders. Any credit for items returned from a gift order will be issued to the original purchaser. If you need to return your product, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.