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Note Series #2 - AMBER

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The amber note, often confused with the amber used in jewellery or the animalic perfume fixative ambergris, is actually a fantasy accord of resinous labdanum (rockrose) and sweet vanilla, and is the reference note in most Oriental fragrances. It's warm, rich , and exotic.

The four unisex scents in this decant pack feature amber fragrances paired with other key notes, so they are a good place to discover this gorgeous note in several variations.

L’Eau d’Ambre Extrême by L’Artisan Fragrances: Amber and spices and wood

It opens with spices – fiery pepper, cozy cinnamon and nutmeg and sweet, resinous cardamom. It’s the cardamom that lingers on me the longest calling forth the most sheer, seductive amber accord I know - resinous, balsamy, smoky and sweet. Sandalwood gives it a dry, woody dimension. L’Eau d’Ambre Extrême isn’t complex – just a gorgeous straight forward, refined and beautiful amber experience.

Ambre Précieux by Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier: Amber and herbal and smoky

Sweet, dark, rich amber is present throughout, introduced by bitter myrhh and lavender - it gets achingly smoky and animalic as it evolves. A note of nutmeg adds spicy warmth as it all rests on a woody base of balsam and a little vanilla. The rich, herbal, smoky drydown is the perfect counterpoint to cool weather.

L'Ambre des Merveilles by Hermès: Amber and citrus and salt

The legendary, sensuous amber note is the star player in L’Ambre des Merveilles from beginning to end, softly sweet, edged so faintly with salt and citrus, like the scent of sun-tanned skin after a day at the beach. The amber makes this perfume into a warm caress, the perfect cure for grey winter days.

Ambre Fétiche by Annick Goutal: Amber and iris and smoky

The top is heavy and creamy sweet at first, but what pulls me in is the puff of piney smoky resins which lie underneath the sweetness, and which is followed by notes of leather soaked in vanilla. Dry iris and smoky benzoin appear, and the accord created by this accord is hypnotizing, deliciously earthy and musky – a subtle warmth that stays with you for hours.

Note Series # 2- AMBER
1 ml. decants of all four fragrances listed above for $16.00, regular $18.00.


Price: $16.00