Narciso rodriguez launched this perfume for women in 2009 . Essence is a marvelous perfume made for her that will keep her feeling fresh throughout the day. It is a wonderful floral fragrance that smells like a beautiful sunny afternoon in the hood. The smell lasts for close to 5 hours as it is light. This dreamy fragrance makes use of quality notes. The fragrance notes are benzoin balm, musk, iris and rose petals. These notesconverge beautifully and play with the wearer’s senses. It is made for casual as well as formal use and can be worn in the evenings besides sunny mornings.