Makeup artist Terry de Gunzburg of By Terry has launched a new collection of five fragrances: Rêve Opulent, Flagrant Délice, Parti Pris, Lumière D’épices and Ombre Mercure.
Rêve Opulent (shown) ~ "A daydream to the most irresistible destination: luxury and sensuality. An homage to one of the most enigmatic of flowers: the gardenia...A tenacious floral ensemble, with Egyptian jasmin and Indian Sambac jasmin together with essence of rose and its absolute, a touch of orange blossom, a trail of ylang-ylang and a hint of Sri Lanka cinnamon become a dream of gardenia."
Flagrant Délice ~ "Thrillingly tempting, Flagrant Délice is infused with almond milk and sun-ripened fig. An alluring combination of modern materials with natural ingredients create a rich blend. Instantly, the bitter almond essence gives a carnal hint with notes of bergamot and mandarin giving balance. In the heart, Mediterranean fig, with fruity and milky accents enriched with red currants melting in tonka beans and white musk creates an enveloping magnetism."
Parti Pris ~ "Parti Pris delivers its ‘Haute Féminité’ in seconds. Instantly recognizable, the tuberose is exquisite and compelling, revealing its power of seduction in a precious floral bouquet. The sweet, absolute orange blossom melts into the richness of the absolute Turkish rose together with a hint of an exceptional ylang-ylang...At the base, a surprising vintage accord through smoked vetiver and sandalwood together with Vanilla and balsam of Tolu. Frankincense, Turkish tobacco absolute, rockrose and labdanum echo ancient perfume accords."
Lumière D’épices ~ "The expression of faraway lands, with light from the South and aromas from the Orient, a souvenir from abroad…Vibrant and sparkling, the fragrance opens a refreshing symphony of citrus notes. The bitterness of grapefruit, the blood orange zest and bergamot: awakening the heart, fresh as jasmine water, it is contagiously chic. With facets of roses and orange blossoms, it seems oxygenated, like fresh air. Indian sambac jasmine, with honeyed tones gives warmth together with orange blossom absolute, spices and dry woods. Muscat, clove and cedarwood bring this contemporary composition to life."
Ombre Mercure ~ "Noble, powdery, feminine and rare, the scent unveils all the facets of a delicious woody iris. Formulated with the purest iris ‘butter’, this olfactive treat flirts furtively with a few petals of rose, ylang-ylang and jasmine. This subtle blending gives it softness with the darkness of the patchouly forming the spine of this fragrant composition. Intense, powerful and purring on the skin just like a feline, it reveals camphor-like vapours and a carnal instinct recalling mythical blends of the perfume world. Vanilla, with a base of spicy benzoin, the iris in fusion with the patchouly reveals more femininity."
Terry de Gunzburg Rêve Opulent, Flagrant Délice, Parti Pris, Lumière D’épices and Ombre Mercure are available in 50 and 100 ml Eau de Parfum, and can be found now at First in Fragrance (€78-125) in Germany.