Pleasant Oceanic Ambergris
Subtle and lovely
This is a lovely yet subtle masculine perfume, The oceanic notes are quite restrained with is a good thing. The complexity is good and the longevity is superb. It last 12 hours easily
I know it's a cliche that's sometimes overused among fragrance enthusiasts bit this was truly love at first sniff. This perfume is the perfect balance of woods, florals and sweetness. It hits all the marks and hits them hard. This is gorgeous from top to bottom and has me sniffing myself all day long. Off the top I get the dark chocolate and honey with a very slight bite from the agarwood. It's not overly funky but you can tell it's there. It settles quickly and then the beautiful florals and ambergris come out and that's where this becomes glorious. All the while that sweet chocolatey oud opening lingers in the background. As it ages on my skin I get more of the sandalwood and amber holding it together. It's a beautiful journey from start to finish and fortunately that journey lasts for quite a while. Longevity is superb and the sillage is quite strong. Movement and body heat definitely make this scent detectable by those around you and trust me, they will love it. This is a work of art and was also my introduction to the house. I look forward to discovering more creations from AKAF. This was a remarkable first experience.
Back in 2018 i sampled this one along with 11 others, this one changed my mind about Attars, i felt am i crazy what am i sniffing right now..? Is this fragrance from planet earth? That was the point my love story begun with this house, ended up in a way that now i am a distributor of AKAF in Pakistan 🇵🇰... 😇
For the past few months, I have tried different perfumes sprays and attars. I have not found any of them as luxury and elite as sheikh Al Faransi. This attar is unique and almost hypnotizing. It has become my addiction; it is powerful, masculine, yet sweet and seductive. It is very well blended. May Allah bless Al Faransi for creating this gorgeous fragrance.
I ordered about 10 samples a few weeks ago. This really stands out of all the ones i ordered. The composition, sillage, projection and longevity are outstanding. Its almost 18 hours now, the projection and sillage has died down, but when i sniff my pulse point, i can still smell the mesmerizing fragrance. From the opening to the dry down, this is a star through and through.
One of those fragrances which are more than just fragrances, to me it's a bridge between me and my inner self.
I don't have words to explain my experience with this fragrance but the only way I can explain this scent is that, its uplifting and a takes you on a spiritual journey.
A really nice blend of quality ingredients without being overwhelming and expensive.
It's a masterpiece.
To my nose it smells exotic and luxury.
Ambergris in this perfume is perfectly blended and gives everything a nice sensual and sophisticated touch.
I really adore this scent.
ordered a sample and fell in love with this, came back and bought 1/4 tola.
And now want to have a life long supply of this,
Will definitely be signature scent on special occasions.
Great work by house of Abdul karim al faransi.
Of the 4 samples I ordered from this house, this is the best. Woody, floral, heady and sweet, with a powerful honey note. Well blended, and it opens up gradually to reveal more and more. It's also very dark. I'd suggest a sample before committing to a full bottle, to know whether it's for you. I like that it's powerful but it doesn't project hugely. If this was made by a bigger name fragrance house, you'd expect to pay much more for such a quality composition. Absolutely well-done...just not for everyone. Definitely buy this if sweet, resinous woody fragrances are your thing though.
Ohhhhhh my god very rich and very long lasting smell.its smell like heaven
Just use little bit and you can change your atmosphere it's like a some high quality bakhoor some high quality amber gris high quality oud more and more you can don't believe in. Thanks you Abdul Karim al faransi thanks a lot you are incredible fragrance maker
This is a very subtle fragrance. it last about 6-7 hours on the skin . My partner loves this fragrance due to its sweet candy like notes. Personally I Wish it had more projection but overall its a great fragrance. May be it works well in hot weather. Great Work AKAF House, I am coming back for more sure!
This is by far one of the best Oud mukhallat I came across. It's sweet woody with some mineral elements from ambergris. It is one of the best out of that line for sure.
Excellent lasting power and very nice dry down. Its very well blended indeed.
I cant remember what it reminds me of, but something sweet like candy, not quite chocolate. Something chewable and sweet
At 1st Glance and being a new person to step into the house of AKAF, I thought this may b a normal perfume oil. I got to know about this brand from the YouTube channel called exotic scents. So I thought, why not give it a try. So I ordered sheikh Al Faransi which was highly praised by brother nikhil from exotic scents. As everyone says first impression is the best impression, this was my best impression of sheikh Al Faransi. It smelled so unique to my nose and highly sophisticated. With a good vibe which will last an entire day with a tiny drop applied to the pulse points. This beast last more than 12 hours and I advice to go very little on application then increase it according to your need, cz this one is pretty strong. And I should tell I’m not at all disappointed in stepping into hoUse and I’m glad I found it. I have ordered three more from AKAF and would be writing about them very soon in sha Allah. Thank you
Wonderful, a woody sweet, dirty and powerful, I love it. When I finish the sample I go for a full bottle, I recommend it.
amazing, I'm using it and every time I like it more. It is a safe purchase.
Amazing, a powerful and intense perfume, of an extraordinary exotic beauty. I only have one sample, but when I can I will go for a full bottle of magnificent elixir.
It is sweet wood with animal nuances, but not very noticeable, they are in their right measure and very well balanced, a precious fragrance.
Ordered 2 0.2ml samples came within one day also akaf very kindly gave me a free 0.2ml with each sample very happy with this excellent fragrance will definetly be ordering again.
This is a complex and unique fragrance. Beautiful floral notes. This is definitely something for special occasions. Very high quality scent
Keep up the good work akhi.
As others have said, this is one magnificent fragrance! Basically, it is a very good agarwood with the addition of leather, amber, florals and woods. None of the notes predominates and the impact is one of refined and confident masculinity. While strong, it does not overpower as do some of the other scents - ie. Amber ash-Sheikh. This is one of the crown jewels in M. Abdul Karim's line of attars.