Women’s perfumes

Women’s perfumes gallery

Promesse de l’aube

by Francis Kurkdjian

Promesse de l’aube

The initial surprise of the fresh hesperidia, citrusy, nearly wild notes precedes the sweetness and the sophistication of honeyed notes from the heart and the depth of this rare and original perfume, not necessarily easy but irreplaceable for his followers.


Main olfactive notes/ingredients
Top notes: bergamot, Brazilian tangerine, Californian lemon
Heart notes: Egyptian jasmine, ylang-ylang
Base notes: Indian sandalwood, tonka bean, vanilla

Promesse de l’aube gallery


Rose de Siwa

by Francis Kurkdjian

Rose de Siwa

One of the most beautiful composition revolving around the rose. All the refinement of exceptional roses combined to the poetry, subtlety, elegance provided by the peony and the hawthorne, rounded off with a hint of fruitiness provided by the litchi.

Main olfactive notes/ingredients
Head notes: litchi, peony, hawthorne
Heart notes: Moroccan roses, rose from Turkey, violet
Base notes: cedar, musk, vetiver

Rose de Siwa gallery (…coming soon)


Vêpres Siciliennes

by Jeanne-Marie Faugier

Vêpres Siciliennes

A perfume which seems to have innumerable facets, a composition which turns out and unwinds, unfolds for hours and hours, revealing all its complexity and sophistication.


Main olfactive notes/ingredients
Top notes: tangerine, grapefruit, orange, pepper, lily-of-the-valley, magnolia, cardamon
Heart notes: jasmine, ylang-ylang, rose, tuberose, heliotrop, orange blossom
Base notes: osmantus, raspberry, clove, prune, peach, musk, vanilla

Vêpres Siciliennes gallery


Péché Cardinal

by Amandine Marie

Péché Cardinal

A Cardinal Sin, a greedy and sensual explosion, for many people a…sin they are unable not to commit.
Enchanting, voluptuous, subtle, generous, feminine, from the first to the final note.


Main olfactive notes/ingredients
Top notes: davana, peach, coconut, blackcurrant
Heart notes: tuberose, prune, lily
Base notes: cedar, sandalwood, musk

Péché Cardinal gallery


Un cœur en mai

by Patricia de Nicolaï

Un cœur en mai

All the freshness of Spring for a happy perfume which marks the awakening of the body and the senses. A light breeze, the first yellow balls of the mimosa, the heady caresses of the first roses which call for happiness and joyfulness.

Main olfactive notes/ingredients
Top notes:  Sicilian bergamot, petitgrain Paraguay, galbanum, blackcurrant, melon
Heart notes:  Bulgarian rose, Bourbon geranium, mimosa, black pepper essence, coriander 
Base notes: precious woods, musks

Un cœur en mai gallery


Le Rivage des Syrtes

by Patricia de Nicolaï

Le Rivage des Syrtes

An olfactory poem which would talk about a journey in remote and lost islands, deserted shores from where the poet brought back rare fragrances, valuable substances or simply delicious.
A delicious scent which is like a second skin for whom carries it, takes him or her far away from a world which is too complex and goes too fast, wraps him or her in softness and serenity.


Main olfactive notes/ingredients
Head notes: sweet orange, pineapple, Iranian galbanum
Heart notes: ylang-ylang, tuberose, orange flower absolute, Arabic incense
Base notes: ambergris, vanilla from Madagascar, musk

Le Rivage des Syrtes gallery


La Belle Hélène

by Bertrand Duchaufour

La Belle Hélène

Bertrand Duchaufour has successfully created here an indisputable original creation whether we know or not if the magnificence overshadows the sweet flavor. Like a fabric, rich velvet or a silk embroidered as they used to do in the early times, but also in a completely different way, like a grand mother’s desert, nostalgic mention of lost paradises but also of the everyday true happiness wearable on a daily basis.

Main olfactive notes/ingredients
Top notes: pear, aldehydes, tangerine, lemon flower
Heart notes: Bulgarian rose, osmanthus, mimosa, ylang-ylang, iris, hawthorn, mirabelle plum
Base notes: myrrh, vetiver, patchouli, cedar, amber, sandalwood, oak foam, white musk, licorice

La Belle Hélène gallery


Nuit Andalouse

by Cécile Zarokian

Nuit Andalouse

An enchanting composition around the gardenia theme which carries us at the heart of a warm summer Mediterranean night, languid, with the rustling whisper of the fresh fountains and of voices and far-off singings which can be heard in the splendor of the gardens.


Main olfactive notes/ingredients
Top notes: orange, green notes, violet
Heart notes: gardenia, ylang-ylang, Bulgarian rose
Base notes: vanilla, sandalwood, musks

Nuit Andalouse gallery


Cio Cio San

by Cécile Zarokian

Cio Cio San

An olfactory work on a theme rarely visited, that of the Far East, dreamed of, idealized and in the end a poetic fragrance and of an extreme sophistication but above all joyful and happy.


Main olfactive notes
Top notes: yusu, lime, ginger, grapefruit
Heart notes: cherry flowers, peony, litchi, “reed” for a refreshing and aqueous effect, Oolong tea (blend of lightly smoked green tea)
Base notes: gaiac, cedar, musk, Oolong tea

Cio Cio San gallery


Les Indes Galantes

by Cécile Zarokian

Les Indes Galantes

A gourmand and voluptuous fragrance, an invitation to travel to an imaginary exotic country. The intoxicating scents of precious spices, flowers, fruits arouse senses and emotions… 

« Un cœur qui change chaque jour,

Chaque jour fait pour lui des conquêtes nouvelles,

Les fidèles amants font la gloire des belles,

Mais les amants légers font celle de l’amour » 

An excerpt from « Les Indes Galantes » by 18th Century French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau

Main olfactive notes/ingredients
Head notes: bergamot, orange, almond, raspberry
Heart notes: coriander, cinnamon, clove, geranium
Base notes: absolute vanilla of Madagascar, sweet notes, leather notes, incense, benjamin, labdanum

Les Indes Galantes gallery


Fêtes Persanes

by Cécile Zarokian

Fêtes Persanes

After “Cio Cio San” and “Les Indes Galantes”, another stage on the long journey through the Asian continent from the shore of the Pacific to those of the Mediterranean.

Named after “Fêtes Persanes”, another opera-ballet by 18th Century French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau,
Cécile Zarokian has signed this elegant creation that unfolds its complex formula with a startling grace,
and leaves a refined sillage distinctly different from the sparkling and spicy top notes that announce a happy and memorable fragrance.

Main olfactive notes/ingredients
Head notes: bergamot, black pepper, elemi
Heart notes: rose notes, cardamom, cinnamom, clove
Base notes: white muscs, gaiac, cedarwood, patchouli, vanilla

Fêtes Persanes gallery


La Surprise

by Cécile Zarokian

La Surprise

Inspired by one of Fragonard’s paintings of the famous series “The Pursuit of Love”, part of the Frick Collection in New York, Cécile Zarokian has masterfully captured the lovely scene featuring an elegant young woman surprised in a fragrant and romantic garden by an admirer, a rose in his hand.

Main olfactive notes /ingredients
Head notes: green accord, cardamom, bergamot, rhubarb
Heart notes: white flowers, rose, peach, freezia, violet
Base Notes: woody accord, musks, solar notes, patchouli, sandalwood

La Surprise gallery (…coming soon)


L’Aimée

by Nathalie Feisthauer

L’Aimée

After her acclaimed creations for men, L’homme aux Gants and Cuir Cavalier, Nathalie Feisthauer has once more masterfully captured the charm and the sweetness of the young Mrs Sériziat painted with her child by Jacques-Louis David in 1795, a timeless masterpiece that can be admired at the Louvre Museum in Paris.

Main olfactive notes/ingredients
Head notes: bergamot, mandarin, blackcurrant bud
Heart notes: rose, jasmin, champaca, lily-of-the-valley, orange, heliotrope, orris
Base notes: raspberry, peach, cedarwoood, vetyver, patchouli, amyris, oakmoss, sandalwood, vanilla, amber, musks

L’Aimée gallery