French niche line Phaedon, which launched last year with six fragrances, has added two more to the line: Verveine Figuier & Coton Egyptien.
Verveine Figuier (shown) ~ “Since the pioneering Premier Figuier by L’Artisan Parfumeur introduced the fig note in fine fragrance, it has become a classic. Pierre Guillaume’s charming idea for Phaedon has been to light up the green-tinged and milky flesh of the fruit with a generous splash of verbena, whose citrusy-green scent brings freshness to the blend…”
Coton Egyptien ~ “Though the name may conjure visions of crisply ironed bed linen, you won’t find a clean laundry molecule in this scent. Rather, the enigmatically-named “Egyptian cotton” accord is a soft floral blend with accents of iris, jasmine, lily, lily of the valley and orange blossom, introduced by a slightly resinous galbanum top note that brings to mind 1970s green chypres. When the contrasted base of dry cedar wood and sweet fluffy musk takes over…”
Phaedon Verveine Figuier & Coton Egyptien are $125 each for 100 ml Eau de Toilette, and can be found now at Luckyscent.