Grossmith Sylvan Song ~ new fragrance

Grossmith Sylvan Song

Niche line Grossmith has launched Sylvan Song, a new fragrance exclusive to Fortnum & Mason in London.

Grossmith's first ever exclusive perfume for Fortnum's, Sylvan Song is a quintessentially English fragrance with an oriental twist.

An opening of peppery bergamot provides a lovely initial freshness, leading into a heart of flowers including rose, jasmine and ylang ylang. The bouquet melts into a sweet and woody base of tonka bean, patchouli, vetiver, Guaiac wood, benzoin and musk.

Presented in a old-embossed black and eau de nil gift box.

Grossmith Sylvan Song is available at Fortnum & Mason, £195 for 50 ml Eau de Parfum.

(via fortnumandmason)

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  1. Carolyn says:

    How much?! Might pop into Fortnum’s when I’m in London in December for a sniff, but have no intention buying – mind you, as was mentioned the other day, this seems to be the way things are going, if the article about Roja Dove’s product for Bergdorf Goodman & its ridiculous cost is another indicator for the future of fragrance.

  2. Joe says:

    I’d love to try this, but I was shocked a couple weeks ago, while wearing Phul-Nana from a decant, to discover in my records that my 100ml bottle of Shem-el-Nessim cost me LESS THAN $160 shipped from the UK in January 2010. Unbelievable. I really don’t like where the perfume market has gone.

    • Robin says:

      Yeah. It’s bothering me lately. You would think all these companies were using more expensive natural materials, but of course it’s the opposite…they’re using less natural materials all the time.

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