Real vetiver is STANKY, y'all. This FO has the perfect amount of stank by taking that earthy, root-y vetiver base and adding much more lovely and complex layers to it. It does smell a bit masculine, but I'm all about the unisex fragrance, so I market this to everyone. I think the average customer who likes fragrances but doesn't make them WANTS vetiver but find that it gets way too real when confronted by the actual stuff. They want Le Labo, high-end interpretations of vetiver, which is just a small percentage of stank buried under sophisticated frills. This FO is exactly that. As soon as I took a whiff, I knew this was my next great secret ingredient. Maybe a bit strong on its own (though I like it that way) but blends beautifully with other earthy notes.