Hermes Jour D’Hermes Absolu ~ new fragrance

Hermès Jour D'Hermès Absolu

Hermès has launched Jour D'Hermès Absolu, a new variation on 2012's Jour d'Hermès fragrance for women. Like the original, Jour D'Hermès Absolu was developed by Hermès house perfumer Jean-Claude Ellena.

“I wanted to express the essence of femininity with flowers and nothing but flowers.” Jean-Claude Ellena

Femininity in perfume form! A celebration of the birth and rebirth of woman, every day, Jour d’Hermès brings to light the beauty of woman, while maintaining the mystery of each individual woman. A profusion of bouquets. From dawn to dusk, here is a floral that flowers, a blossom that blooms.

Jour d’Hermès Absolu, a floral declaration in the absolute, a radiant profusion of flowers, voluptuous and sensual. Gardenia, sambac jasmine, apricot flower.

Hermès Jour D'Hermès Absolu is available now at Harrods in the UK, in 30, 50 and 85 ml Eau de Parfum.

(via harrods)

Update: see a review of Jour d'Hermès Absolu.

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  1. AnnieA says:

    “Femininity in perfume form!” Wow, it’s about time perfumers came up with that concept.

    Sarcasm aside, the original is quite pretty, if fleeting, so if this one is more long-last and not too vastly expensive, sign me up.

    • Robin says:

      I kept meaning to go try the Extrait but never did…hopefully it’s still at Nordstrom. But surprised, the original makes it through most of the day on me.

      • galbanumgal says:

        Loved the opening of the original Jour, but the extremely tenacious musky drydown ended up getting on my nerves.

        • bookgirl says:

          The drydown was a total disappointment to me, too. It started off so lovely, but sort of fell apart after the first 15 minutes. I started smelling like potpourri, which is really attractive, let me tell you. :-/

      • annemarie says:

        Yes, the original grips my skin for hours too, and not in a good way. To me it was always rather sour and weedy. I can sense a honeyed warmth in their somewhere, but it never gets a chance to develop. A bit like getting momentary glimpses of the sun on an otherwise chilly, cloudy day.

        I’ll give the new one a try though.

  2. Omega says:

    That bottle is purdy.

  3. PekeFan says:

    Is this supposed to be another version of the extrait but without the musk base?

    • Robin says:

      Well, it’s not in extrait…but really I don’t know the relationship of the 3, and never tried the extrait.

  4. amarie121 says:

    Robin, do you know when this might make it to the USA? And where? I disliked the celery-like note of the original? And it gave me a headache. But it was so beautiful apart from that one note. I’m excited about this new one, with only floral notes!

    • Robin says:

      Despite the quote, I do not think they mean there are literally no non-floral notes in this version.

      I don’t know when, sorry. But my guess is that your best bet is a Hermes boutique, following that, Neiman Marcus or Nordstrom. Or keep an eye on the Hermes website maybe.

  5. amarie121 says:

    Note to self: reread posts before actually posting. Sorry for the punctuation errors!

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