Elie Saab Le Parfum Rose Couture ~ fragrance review

Elie Saab Le Parfum Rose Couture advert

Maybe it’s spring and its buddy “spring cleaning,” or maybe it’s my wasted state of mind from doing taxes, but I’m feeling the “get it done” attitude. Let’s skip the usual framing about rose or flankers or budding leaves or whatever and jump right into a review of Elie Saab Le Parfum Rose Couture:

The facts: Perfumer Francis Kurkdjian developed Le Parfum Rose Couture. The notes listed in its initial press materials include peony, silken petals (whatever that is), rose, vanilla, jasmine, sandalwood and patchouli…

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A curtain of scented mist

Videos (scent-free, sorry!) from recent scent installations created by perfumer Francis Kurkdjian of Maison Francis Kurkdjian. The first was for a retrospective of the work of French painter Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun at the Grand Palais, Paris. “This new installation, which [Kurkdjian] created with scenographer Séverine Baehrel, is inspired from floral ornament, a recurring pattern in the Vigée Le Brun work. It is magnified with a poetic rose scent that adds a sensory element to the exhibition and echoes ‘A la rose‘, a fragrance from the Maison Francis Kurkdjian collection. More below the jump…

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