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Spotlight on… The NOTES of the Jardin Retrouvé!

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Le Jardin Retrouvé offers you a backstage peek at the different scents that make up each of our Haute-Parfumerie fragrances. All our creations have a unique visual, which evokes a poetic universe, as well as illustrating all the olfactory notes present in each perfume…

The Hesperides

Citron Boboli

From the very first spray of this eau de parfum, you are transported to the Boboli Garden in Florence, thanks to the transportive citrus scents of Italian lemon, lime, petit grain and orange. Cinnamon and galbanum add strength to these top notes and lead you down winding Florentine alleyways. You breathe in gentle wafts of spicy black pepper, clove and geranium. Renaissance statues meet your gaze, bringing their silent stories alive. You are caressed by breezes of warm vanilla and diaphanous musk as you explore the dazzling beauty of this exquisite city.

Eau des Délices

Its artwork is inspired by a painting “The Garden of Delights” by Hieronymus Bosch. This is an idyllic reflection of the blended accords of this eau fraiche. You are dazzled by an invigorating breeze of bergamot, petitgrain and verbena. These revitalizing accents scents gradually give way to a herbal bouquet of clary sage, lavender and orange blossom. A classic woody accord of patchouli, oakmoss and musk anoints your skin. Eau des Délices brings a feel-good breeze to your warm sun kissed skin.

Verveine d’Été

A young Russian ballet dancer, dressed in a gauzy dress of cornflower blue, strolls gracefully through the Summer Garden of St. Petersburg. A bed of greenery catches her eye, its scent soaring to the blue skies above. It is verbena, with its exquisite tang of lemon which stops her in her tracks. The uplifting zest of lemon meets sharp petitgrain and together they blend seamlessly into the lavender and basil, enhanced by the heat of the Provencal sun. A green accord of vetiver and moss grounds her as she savours the beauty of this moment.

The Florals

Jasmin Majorelle

You walk through the Majorelle Garden and are dazzled by the beauty of this iconic Marrakech garden. The perfection of the shimmering blue shade of the legendary house and the intense yellow of the sun takes your breath away when suddenly you come across a stranger. The trail he leaves in his wake leaves you speechless. Or maybe it’s just the wind blowing through the lush flora? This intoxicating fragrance has a name: Jasmin Majorelle. Coriander, lemon and sage blend invisibly into sensual notes of jasmine, ylang-ylang and neroli. White musk and iris sing the final act to this unforgettable aria.

Tubéreuse Trianon

Imagine a garden steeped in history and memory, a garden that once heard the footsteps and laughter of Marie Antoinette and her courtiers. You find yourself in the Trianon gardens at Versailles. The unique scent of tuberose sings to the sun and is joined by a chorus of garden rhubarb and petit grain. A firework of scent bursts from its heart: lily of the valley, jasmine, ylang-ylang, neroli and frangipani blossom. The evening air is still fresh on this beautiful spring day. The softest caresses of raspberry, coconut and balsams feel like a tender kiss on the back of your neck.

Rose Trocadéro

In this beautiful month of May, a woman dressed in elegant 1930’s style is savouring the voluptuous scent from the flowering trees in the Trocadero Garden. Blackcurrant and rose delight her senses, before becoming more intense under the spring sunshine. Rose absolute makes its entrance, accompanied by nuances of clove and geranium. A cocktail of floral sweetness makes the moment glow. Musk and honey emerge like sunbeams, adding the warmth of their embrace.

The Woody

Bois Tabac Virginia

While out in the forest, you think you see a young, mischievous wood nymph through the foliage. She releases the forest aromas in her wake as she dances ahead of you through the trees. You recognize the greenery of sage, the herbal scent of lavender and the lemon accent of geranium. As you continue your walk through the woods, you inhale the wholesome air and discover the aromatic notes of vetiver, cedarwood and cistus. Your quest takes you deeper, revealing waves of sandalwood, incense and patchouli and ambergris. The forest has left you forever touched by its mystical enchantments.

Sandalwood Sacré

 Let yourself be transported to India, in the silent heart of a grove of sacred trees. You find yourself in nature’s own sanctuary, with darts of jasmine and lemon lighting up the shade as if the spirits are welcoming you. Ylang-ylang and sandalwood combine with the unique aroma of geranium. You are replenished by this journey, embraced by the scents of patchouli, oakmoss, and civet. Sandalwood Sacré has revealed its mysterious nature to you and you want it with you always.

Mousse Arashiyama

You walk through a silent bamboo forest on the banks of a Japanese river where the freshness of bergamot merges with drifts of incense from a distant temple. Mousse Arashiyama eau de parfum is your inner voice that leads you to meditation and tranquility. An aquatic nuance suggests a trickling stream, complemented by gourmand accords of sun-drenched fig. A feeling of purity and calmness overcomes you as the woody notes of this creation are quietly diffused into the stillness of the air. Oak moss, vetiver and cedar wood leave their footprints on the forest floor.

Cuir de Russie

The smoky scent of leather ballet shoes wafts towards you carried by the breathtaking music of Tchaikovsky. The dancers seems to fly and dart before your eyes. The zesty notes of lemon, petitgrain and bergamot light up your senses as they move. The orchestra plays sensual notes of violet, ylang-ylang and cedar wood as the movements slow to the rhythm of the music. The final act ends with pensive accords of labdanum and sandalwood. The earthy scent of vetiver, patchouli and oak moss adds final signature of beauty.

Oriental Sans Souci

A cocktail of oriental spices and exotic flowers are picked at the first dew of the morning. Oriental Sans Souci reveals its true nature through sublime notes of basil and rose, coupled with the tangy scents of bergamot and lemon. A bouquet of jasmine, ylang-ylang and neroli flowers makes the heart of the fragrance beat, warmed by the comfort of exquisite vanilla. You find yourself drifting into dreams of faraway lands, as the embrace of warm tonka and patchouli follow in your wake.

Osmanthe Liu Yuan

Osmanthe Liu Yuan is a subtle combination of fruity nuances and exotic accords that scents your home as a candle or as scented stem. Its scent is both comforting and familiar. Childhood memories revisit you with a sense of happy surprise. This is the scent of the kitchen as apricots and peaches are warmed on the stove. Floral notes bloom into the room, as if the garden has come indoors. Jasmine absolute blends with the essence of osmanthus, as a delicate leather scent adds a unique feeling of rarity.

Le Jardin Retrouvé will lead down an enchanting path to the inner garden that sits deep within your soul. Connect with haute parfumerie made in the classic French style using traditional methods. Live within your spiritual inner garden where all your dreams become possibilities.

Clara Feder is Le Jardin Retrouvé Creative Director. She’s also a writer and a ghost writer with more than 20 published books. Her art has been exhibited all over the world and she creates synesthetic and multimedia exhibitions and displays for the brand.

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