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Description
In 2010, Sara Carner infused her heritage of artisan craftsmanship with a passion for fine perfumery to create Carner Barcelona: a collection of modern, lifestyle fragrances inspired by the dynamic spirit of Barcelona. <br><br>El Born is a stunning, sensual Oriental fragrance named for one of the oldest and most romantic areas in Barcelona, Spain. Lemon, bergamot, fig, jasmine, and Madagascar vanilla melt together in a potent and rich blend of delicious distraction. A perfume made for the most seductive evening imaginable.
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Carner Barcelona El Born main notes

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Scent type
Woody
87
Personality
Classic
52
Occasion
Date Night
99
Season
Winter
65
Attributes
Warm
34
Complexity
Refined
68

Carner Barcelona El Born rating and reviews

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3.5 out of 5
Rated5on the scale of0to5
07/10/2020
Top Notch Scent
A whole lot of effort went into this scent. My hat is completely off to Sara Carner on this one. I believe she struck gold with this scent. This is a must try for you. It has kind of a smoky vanilla scent, it's smooth, and it wears for a long time. It's very unique and by far one of my favorites....and rightly so if you see the price tag on it. It's worth every penny.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
07/09/2020
Too musty
Didn’t care for the smell too deep and musty
Rated2on the scale of0to5
07/08/2020
Not for me
The fragrance was not as good as the reviews I read.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
07/08/2020
Lovely Scent
Beautiful scent. It's not too overpowering. I think it will be good year round. I received many compliments.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
07/07/2020
didn't last long
??
Rated5on the scale of0to5
07/07/2020
yummy
very deep woods sent and I ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT!
Rated3on the scale of0to5
07/06/2020
El Born
Was looking forward to trying this one per reviews. I have Tardes and love the layers on that one. Weird boozy Lifesavers Wintergreen Mint/Medicinal smell over fruit/leather. Would have liked this if more woody without the screeching medicinal smell. Drydown is okay, will have to try out in fall/winter.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
07/05/2020
Vanilla Up In It
Maybe it’s my association with vanilla being in female-focused scents. This one came off powerfully vanilla and seemed to lean more that direction. Not bad by any means.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
07/05/2020
Don’t liken the smell
I don’t like the smell of it it smells like spice and man. I am not happy on my perfume and those that I received wasn’t on my wish list
Rated2on the scale of0to5
07/03/2020
i like more citrus fragrances
NOT A FRAGRANCE I EXPECTED
Rated5on the scale of0to5
07/03/2020
Smells good one of the best
The best
Rated2on the scale of0to5
07/01/2020
Too sweet
Smelled too sweet
Rated3on the scale of0to5
07/01/2020
ok
not bad, but not something i would buy
Rated5on the scale of0to5
07/01/2020
Holy deliciousness so good!!
Love this sweet sexy earthy little spice
Rated5on the scale of0to5
07/01/2020
New cologne
Wow! this really has a manly scent. My girlfriend's crazy about it!.i love it too, like the packaging easy to carry on the go
Rated2on the scale of0to5
06/30/2020
Not for me
It wasn't a bad fragrance it's just not for me. The scent lasted all day. But it had a overwhelming smell of vanilla.
Rated3on the scale of0to5
06/30/2020
Smelled like it belongs to a man
Smells like it belongs to a man
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/30/2020
One of my favorites
Everything from this house is great but this might be their magnum opus. The vanilla is beautiful. There is nothing about this that is off putting. Just go easy on the trigger; it packs a punch!
Rated2on the scale of0to5
06/30/2020
Not very unisex
The vanilla in this fragrance is very prominent and is very off putting for my taste.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
06/29/2020
Very Strong
Can not explain what it is about the perfume that I did not like but it was definitely not for me. Made the inside of my nose burn.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
06/29/2020
Sr
Smell was not for me and super strong smell.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
06/29/2020
Carner
I didn’t like the scent on me.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/29/2020
Nice...
Great if you are looking for a Spicy fragrance.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
06/29/2020
This is a mysterious scent
my issue it's this is that I normally like unisex fragrances- but it was so masculine. I could not help but feel like I was wearing my dad's cologne. it'smature sent its spicy yet it has that hit of vanilla and it just was not for me. it doesn't smell bad it's a pleasant scent it's sophisticated it's complex but it's not for me.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
06/28/2020
Wasn’t for me
It’s a great scent with the fog and other add on but too strong for me. First one I didn’t like
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/27/2020
Beautiful scent, but it fades quickly.
This has just the right amount of sweetness without being cloying.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
06/26/2020
NOT FOR ME
TO STRONG
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/24/2020
OMG !!!! IM IN HEAVEN
Im in heaven
Rated1on the scale of0to5
06/24/2020
Not like it very much
I was expecting more from this fragancia
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/23/2020
Scent Preference
So far all of my choices have been a great selection.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/23/2020
Lovely opening, but sadly fades too quickly.
This smells so warm and lovely. The opening is lightly floral with a good dose of honey. It's not sicking sweet, just sweet enough to remind your of sunshine on a cold day, but without being in gourmand territory. Then opening is so lovely and it dies down to a beautiful warm blanket of light cozy floral-honey with some warming resin. Sadly it fades on me after a couple of hours to basically nothing after about 4 to 5 hours. However re-applying is a joy, that opening is just fantastic.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
06/23/2020
This was missing in the package! The package was opened which was taped. I got the two items except this that’s missing!
This was missing in the package! The package was opened which was taped. I got the two items except this that’s missing!
Rated1on the scale of0to5
06/23/2020
Yuck
Smells like a cuban drug dealer
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/22/2020
Winter warmth
This scent is masculine and familiar to me but it has sweetness in it that makes me think of my nights in California. It was named after Born, a place I have never been, so maybe it's supposed to take you somewhere else. It's got cigar qualities to it. Like a sexy mature lawyer is relaxing at a vineyard estate furnished with high-end leather furniture and he already smells like toffee vanilla cigars. I think it would be nice for fall and winter but it's much too heavy for summer, in my opinion. Not a very feminine fragrance unless you want to smell like your boyfriend just bathed you.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/22/2020
Review
smells amazing
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/22/2020
Nice
Great smell.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/22/2020
Carner Barcelona
I opened it,sprayed it once and dropped it :^(. Loved it the moment I smelled it.Wished I would have enjoyed it longer.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/21/2020
It was a little strong when I smelled it . But once I wore it is was perfect. It smelled so different on my body.
I love how wheb it was on my body it smelled wonderful. When my sister tried it that's when I knew I loved it. It smelled totally different on her. I love how it adapts to your own personal scent and enhance it.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
06/19/2020
Old Man in Barbershop Smell
Depends on your preferences but this was way to tobacco-y / vanilla leather / an old man working in a barbershop smell.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
06/19/2020
Musky
Too musky for me .
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/19/2020
Yummy!
Love their scents!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/18/2020
Sweet and spicy
This is a great sweet/spicy combo and would be perfect for winter! Exceeded my expectations!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/18/2020
Amazing
My favorite scent. Its lasts long and smelling good
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/17/2020
Dee
It doesn't last very long but it has a nice smell
Rated1on the scale of0to5
06/17/2020
electric born
didn't like it at all
Rated2on the scale of0to5
06/17/2020
1st impression not good
musky with scent of baby powder. very strong smell of woody and musk. gave me a headache on 1st spray. unfortunately this is not for me, as I hoped 😕
Rated1on the scale of0to5
06/16/2020
Smells like old lady perfume. very sweet but musky!
no thanks im good!
Rated1on the scale of0to5
06/10/2020
Meh!
It's alright! Smelled very earthy, wet ground kinda earthy.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
06/10/2020
To strong for me
More for my mom and gave it to my mother she liked it
Rated2on the scale of0to5
06/08/2020
Great scent
Wow, absolutely wow! Many compliments!
Rated3on the scale of0to5
06/08/2020
+1
Good to have it with the collection
Rated3on the scale of0to5
06/08/2020
Very Sweet
This scent is so extremely sweet, it almost smells like candy corn. If you're very much a fan of sweet smelling scents, this is for you! If not, I would opt for something else!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/07/2020
Amazing
Amazing
Rated5on the scale of0to5
06/06/2020
Favorite
This lasted forever. I'm ordering a big bottle of it
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/05/2020
Solid scent
Pretty good, tbh. Reminds me of oranges somehow? I think it's definitely citrus-y. Overall I like it. If you're a fan of overly masculine or musky smells this prob isn't for you. Def not feminine either though.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/05/2020
Too Strong
It almost smells like a man’s cologne to me.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
06/05/2020
Powerful
Very strong.
Rated3on the scale of0to5
06/04/2020
It's an "okay" scent however, I wouldn't order again. It smells extremely too sweet & like an old persons perfume.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
06/04/2020
A good manly scent
The looks that I would get when wearing this sent
Rated2on the scale of0to5
06/03/2020
Smelled too musky
I was disappointed that it smelled too musky
Rated3on the scale of0to5
06/01/2020
Carner barcelona. El born
The vanilla scent is stronger than the other scents. Vanilla is not one of my favorite scents, although its not bad. I need more stronger and longer lasting scents.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
05/31/2020
The bergamot is the note that brings out this cologne. Definitely a date night scent
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/29/2020
Great classic scent
Love this. Very elegant and deep and musky and clean. Would be nice for work especially during spring and winter.
Rated3on the scale of0to5
05/26/2020
Very Interesting Undertone
I’m on the fence with this one...🤔 I like it..smells better as the day goes by and it’s settles with your body! Has a bit of a “Hooka” smell to it, not really sure howelse to explain it! Lol I’m ready for June’s Fragrance..Bring It On!! 💪🏾😎
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/26/2020
Very unique
Unique and mysterious scent, at first I wasn't sure about it but as the day went on it became more pleasant.
Rated3on the scale of0to5
05/24/2020
This scent...
This scent is definitely on the warmer side. It smells good on the right person I’m sure, reminds me of something similar to Elizabeth Ardens Red Door. Or diamonds by Elizabeth Taylor. Kinda old lady ish.
Rated2on the scale of0to5
05/24/2020
Didn't like
This perfume is really strong, it put mgr in the mind of an older person's scent
Rated1on the scale of0to5
05/22/2020
Did not like
It smelt like an old lady and was too strong.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/21/2020
El Born
This scent is so magnetic! I used it up but kept the bottle just to be able to smell the scent whenever I want to smell it. Please send more like this!!!!
Rated1on the scale of0to5
05/21/2020
Not for me
Smelled like tobacco leaves
Rated1on the scale of0to5
05/21/2020
Too flowery & sweet
This fragrance is not for me. It is too flowery & sweet. Very "perfumey".
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/20/2020
Stunning Scent
One of my personal favorites. This is a very sexy “notice me” perfume. Its a good confidence booster and it’s long lasting. Another perfume I’d like to own a bottle of.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/17/2020
Stay Classy during Winters
Its a classy scent for the colder season that lasts all day
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/17/2020
Really good smell and it's long lasting
Rated4on the scale of0to5
05/15/2020
Gave it as a gift.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/15/2020
I believe this is my new favorite!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/15/2020
Perfect scent for me
This is the scent I had to wait for as it had evaporated during shipping. Replaced in a timely manner by Scentbird. This great scent works perfectly with my body chem. It is long lasting and people love it.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/15/2020
Spicy sexy
Love it! Just like description
Rated3on the scale of0to5
05/12/2020
It's ok
Not my style
Rated2on the scale of0to5
05/09/2020
Scentbird
Smells so Awesum
Rated4on the scale of0to5
05/08/2020
Low-key spicy and sensual
I liked this scent right away, but I think I’ve grown to like it more over time. It’s spicy and sensual, but toned-down enough to be appropriate day or night. Right up my alley.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/08/2020
one if my favorite scents not its expensive but man cant wait to get the 3.4 bottle
Rated2on the scale of0to5
05/07/2020
Want a refund
Unfortunatly when I received my package the product was half empty. I also received my package late. It doesn't seem fair that I have to pay full price for half empty not sure if it leak. As far as the sense I like it.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/06/2020
Great fragrance. I get a Cubano vibe the second I spray this.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
05/06/2020
Age:
55 to 64
Carner barcelona el born
After being informed that i am highly alergic to the scent of vanilla, why would you send this fragrance to me?!!!I CANNOT WEAR THIS FRAGRANCE!!!NOT HAPPY
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/02/2020
One of my top ones!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
05/02/2020
wanted a more Sexual attraction, smell like a man's Fragrance
It's ok, I really like to have that Jordash Fragrance
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/29/2020
My husband love it!
Rated3on the scale of0to5
04/28/2020
Great genderless scent, pretty heavy anise but warm and sensual. Great for the theatre or candlelit, evening soirée.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
04/26/2020
El born
Not impressed
Rated3on the scale of0to5
04/18/2020
It's solid, a little musky
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/16/2020
It smells amazing, and my boyfriend loves it
Rated2on the scale of0to5
04/16/2020
It’s smelled like old burnt vanilla
Rated2on the scale of0to5
04/15/2020
to sweet for me
Rated3on the scale of0to5
04/14/2020
Very quite, discreet smell. Wears off quickly, good for very close encounters.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
04/10/2020
Age:
35 to 44
Skin type:
Normal
nice!
this smells great!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/09/2020
Age:
25 to 34
Love everything by Carner Barcelona!
I need to state that I am a big fan of Carner Barcelona and that I have great memories about El Born so I am a bit prejudiced here. What I love the most about their perfumes is that they are unisex. Your partner and you can totally wear the same smell. The fragrances are more on the darker side: it starts as powder vanilla, then gets warmer opening honey and sandalwood.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
04/06/2020
Smelt like an old man
Rated2on the scale of0to5
04/06/2020
Not as feminine as previous fragrances
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/06/2020
Fav scent
Rated4on the scale of0to5
04/05/2020
Smells good
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/04/2020
Sexy
This is a sexy scent, I will add this to my list again. This is the one I like to wear when I run errands. It is not overwhelming and it stays on as I’m running around town.
Rated1on the scale of0to5
04/04/2020
Yuck!
I tried to like this, I really did, but it smells like something went wrong in the process of making it. It was not a pleasant scent at all. My son did not want to sit near me. I don’t know if I got a bad batch but it was really an unbearable scent and I usually like most every scent. I threw this one away after trying to get used to it.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
04/01/2020
I love it
Rated1on the scale of0to5
03/31/2020
Smells like old lady
Rated3on the scale of0to5
03/31/2020
Pretty good!
Rated5on the scale of0to5
03/27/2020
Age:
45 to 54
Skin type:
Normal
Surprising
When this arrived, I didn't care for it. It has grown on me, and now, I find I have gone through it faster than any other bottle I received this year! It truly is an androgynous scent, equally wearable by man or woman. I like it when it goes on, I like it better once I've worn it for a while, but after a few hours, once the top and middle notes have worn away more, I LOVE the musky, woody base. And then, I spray a little more and start the journey all over again. This scent surprised me. It's one of the most addictive scents I've tried. I asked my husband what he thought of it when it arrived. He said he didn't care for it either. The other day, weeks later, I was wearing it, and he said, "What are you wearing? That. is. SEXY." So ... yeah. Love it.
Rated4on the scale of0to5
03/23/2020
Cozy comfort
After one spritz to the wrists, I got a clear fig/vanilla impression, and about 30 seconds later I decided I could fairly safely douse myself in this fragrance without it becoming overpowering... so I spritzed the crooks of both elbows liberally, and then waited. After the alcohol dissipated, I was able to register bergamot, as if it were lightly sprinkled over the fig and vanilla, adding a very sophisticated edge to the accord, while at the same time blending in seamlessly. It took about 10 minutes to convince myself that I really did smell it, but it is most definitely there. Of the flowers, I get more of an abstract image; I can “imagine” the angelica, heliotrope, and jasmine, but can’t pick them out distinctly. This does not strike me as a fault, and the pillowy plushness in the development gives me more wisps of the idea of these flowers. Fig usually comes across to as a very dense and somewhat overpowering note, and TBH I could do with a little less of the fig here and a little more of the flowers, but that is a matter of personal taste. The fragrance overall seems to “caramelize” as it wears, which to me feels like it crystallizes, condenses, and sweetens even more. Although the whole thing is not quite my style, it is something I can picture myself wearing in fall and winter because of its cozy nature.
Rated5on the scale of0to5
03/22/2020
Love this smell
Rated5on the scale of0to5
03/22/2020
Love the wood smell
Rated4on the scale of0to5
03/18/2020
I like it. This is a different type of boozy tobacco fragrance. As far as buying a full bottle I need to finish another bottle in this same category in my collection so it's not to redundant.