The fragrance I am reviewing today is Elizabeth Arden's new addition to the fragrance line named Untold. This fragrance came to me as a surprise,a sample. Spraying it exclusively before the launch was a fun privilege. And quite rewarding, because I am really enjoying this scent and the journey it takes me on when I wear it.
Scent is so personal and says many things about the wearer. Untold has a confident, yet lovely presence. It doesn't shout "here I am." It graciously sits and wafts around my space. I look for it to charm me again and again with the delicate, playful, and elegant profile of the composition of this white floral with fruity and woodsy qualities. Interesting, yes.
The top notes shown here are pink pepper, bergamot, pear, and cassis. These don't stick around too long, but bring curiousity when first sprayed on. This is a floral with some impact. The middle notes are the Egyptian Jasmine and gardenia. I am a fan of gardenia, so perhaps this is why the fragrance resonates... There is a creaminess to this flower and a really true interpretation, not a synthetic falseness. Lastly, the notes that really stay in the zone and make Untold dance are the base notes of patchouli, amber, and musk.
This is a scent for many generations of women. I see this one being passed down from sophisticated grandma to granddaughter. And the fragrance is appropriate for any time of day, due to the lack of overpowering or sharp notes. The floral nature retains a daytime quality, and the night will be more lighthearted and carefree with the addition of the earthy base notes. There is a freedom in this scent that will attract modern women who want to remember how to feel ladylike without going too vintage. Because some scents are just "older" smelling. Not this one.
Untold shimmers and shines, while beguiling and beckoning. The modern interpretation of mystery and magic is something cannot quite be described with words. Maybe that is the "Untold" part... It makes me think of being taken off to a foreign land and just inhaling the experience. The energy is very positive and though this one may be a very personal scent, if anyone can smell this one on you, I think it will be well received.
Untold can be purchased in 1.7 oz. and 3.3 oz. sizes at fine department stores such as Belk. If purchased online, Belk ships all beauty free with no minimum purchase required! Untold is a winning scent for the fall season.