Almost Transparent Blue is reminiscent of all the really great things that classic colognes possess; so of course it is centered on citrus. Specifically, yuzu and lime lead us to a hesperidic quality that is light and fresh and makes for crisp cologne. Aldehydes create sparkle and fizz. Building on the citrus notes, there is an overall watery facet that creates a tiny splash that leaves you staring at your glistening reflection in a lovely languid pond, take a look, Narcissus won’t mind. As it settles on the skin, it reveals a woody base that is cozy and warm, and stirred by musk. Hinoki is a type of cypress that adds a special character to this juice, its wood is considered sacred in Japan, and its lemony aspect adds a special character to this aromatic juice that rising star, Perfumer Bruno Jovanovic, clearly made for the gents.