All products are original, authentic name brands. We do not sell knockoffs or imitations. Cordovan Cologne by Banana Republic, Banana Republic was founded in 1978 and is most known for their clothing line and safari inspired store decor. The company is part of The Gap Incorporated brands, which also include Athleta, Gap, Piper Lime and Old Navy. Inter Parfume Incorporated creates the fragrance line for Banana Republic brand and has provided over 30 different choices since its inception in 1995. Now the company works with big name perfumers and creates scent lines for both men and women. Cordovan was introduced by Banana Republic in 2007. This year-round fragrance has a pleasant spicy and fresh scent. It opens with the top notes of leather, fig leaf and nutmeg. The middle notes are iris, bergamot, and lavender for the citrusy aromatic scent that lingers. The bottom notes of juniper, which adds lift to the other notes, and vetiver, which is a perennial favorite in many fragrances for its ability to add a strong base to almost any scent.