Clique by Roble Review

3 Apr


If you’re a Bravo fan then you’ve probably heard of chef Roble, a creative, energetic chef based in Atlanta. Since so much about food revolves around smell Roble was inspired to launch his very first perfume called Clique. I recently met Roble at a beauty event and he gave me a sample of Clique to try out.

Company Description“Finding the perfect balance to incorporate scents from some of my favorite culinary works required a lot of fine-tuning and multiple trials. It started with the idea of developing an irresistible fragrance recipe that could maintain the freshness of a citrus cocktail on top with an alluring and sexy dessert base containing notes from one of my favorite dessert creations – “French Toast Crunch”.

Clique by Roble Review

At first, Clique is overly strong, however after about ten minutes it simmers down and is bearable. Clique is a highly floral fragrance in combinations of jasmine, violet, tuberose and iris. I know that it’s supposed to have touches of French Toast Crunch and citrus in it but I simply don’t smell them because the floral scents are so strong. There is a bit of spice as in hot not cinnamon) added to the florals though so I’m wondering if that’s what they’re aiming for in this fragrance.

One of the reasons that I never review fragrances is that they are incredibly personal. I go for clean, crisp, light fragrances and am in no way a fan of florals. Floral fragrances remind me of a grandmother and Clique is a fragrance that I would never pick up on my own but I can see someone else wear. It’s safe to say that I’m not a fan but if you like floral fragrances then be sure to check Clique out.

Clique is launching in the spring of 2014. The initial line will consist of a 50 ml/1.7 Fl. Oz. Eau de Toilette (EDT) spray and, to round of the menu, two body care products: a revitalizing Shower Gelee and rich, indulgent Body Butter.

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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18 Responses to “Clique by Roble Review”

  1. NORAH April 3, 2014 at 1:04 pm #

    I have seen this but hadn’t thought of trying, good review and appreciate the honesty!
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  2. Jamie @ Makeuplifelove April 3, 2014 at 1:35 pm #

    Very interesting notes with the French Toast and floral blend. I am with you, not a huge fan of floral perfumes. This one sounds very interesting! Great post
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  3. Erika April 3, 2014 at 3:26 pm #

    I love floral fragrances (have done, all my life) and am nowhere near being a grandmother. ;)
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  4. Anastasia April 3, 2014 at 3:47 pm #

    I like some floral fragrances, but tend to tread on the lighter side of the spectrum. Looks like this is not a fragrance I would personally enjoy, but as you said, it’s an individual thing.
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  5. kristyn April 3, 2014 at 5:05 pm #

    I have never heard of this brand but I would love to try it out!
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  6. Cosmetics Aficionado April 3, 2014 at 7:24 pm #

    Interesting! Sounds like a good match for those who like floral scents.

  7. Jess Scull April 3, 2014 at 7:38 pm #

    French toast? Sounds interesting for sure!

  8. Lisa Heath April 3, 2014 at 8:31 pm #

    I like some floral, but they have to be fresh and light floral scents
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  9. Eugenia April 3, 2014 at 8:39 pm #

    This really sounds like something I would like!
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  10. Brooke @ Blushing Noir April 3, 2014 at 9:16 pm #

    Fragrances are so hard to recommend and review. What smells good on one person won’t smell the same on another. I’m glad you were honest about your feelings!
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  11. Phyrra April 3, 2014 at 9:29 pm #

    Definitely one for me to skip.

  12. Honeygirlk April 3, 2014 at 10:37 pm #

    Oh – I love scents and I need to smell this. The notes sound super interesting… but something tells me that I will like it ;)
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  13. Laura MyNewestAddiction April 4, 2014 at 12:43 am #

    I agree. Perfumes are so subjective. I think the best way to review them from an unbiased perspective is to try and accurately call out the scent. I do love a good floral though!
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  14. Allison April 4, 2014 at 2:28 am #

    Wow, what a weird combination of scents. I can’t imagine mixing French toast with strong florals. Florals aren’t my thing either. But I think it’s interesting that a chef developed a fragrance. unique!
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  15. Kimmi @ The Plastic Diaries April 4, 2014 at 3:37 am #

    A chef with a fragrance? that is definitely interesting.
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  16. MIranda April 4, 2014 at 5:04 am #

    Haven’t heard of chef Roble but I enjoy floral fragrances!
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  17. Nidia April 4, 2014 at 7:10 am #

    If a chef is going to put out a perfume, I would like it to smell like bacon, not flowers! lol Thanks for the honest review!
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  18. Sheila (Painted Ladies) April 8, 2014 at 2:22 pm #

    Wow, good for Chef Roble on branching out.
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