Olfactive Studio Lumiere Blanche ~ fragrance review

Olfactive Studio Lumière Blanche beach image

“A mild and enveloping perfume, Lumière Blanche is a comforting cocoon, between milky mildness and cold spices. It evokes the sweltering heat from the sun at its zenith, which erases colors, leaving only a blinding white hue; it surprises with its spicy freshness.” — Olfactive Studio

I’ve been a fan of Olfactive Studio since 2012, when the niche line was introduced in the United States; I’ve already reviewed Still Life, but I must admit that Lumière Blanche is my favorite. It was developed for Olfactive Studio by perfumer Sidonie Lancesseur and its composition includes notes of cardamom, star anise and cinnamon; iris, almond milk and cashmere wood; and cedarwood, sandalwood, tonka bean and white musks. It was inspired by a photograph by Massimo Vitali (above), showing a sunlit beach with pure white sand; like all the fragrances in the Olfactive Studio collection, its name also refers to the techniques and effects of photography.

I like Lumière Blanche so much that I almost don’t want to talk about it…

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