Jean Patou has launched the Collection Héritage, consisting of three fragrances from the brand's extensive back catalog: Patou pour Homme, Chaldée and Eau de Patou. Further reissues are reportedly in the works. Other recent launches from Jean Patou, which has been under new ownership since 2011, include Joy Forever.
Patou pour Homme (1980) ~ "Patou Pour Homme by the House of Patou is a fragrance that was inspired by the elegant and independent spirit of Jean Patou himself. Instantly captivating, it seizes the spirit of its noble creator resulting in a long lasting masculine fragrance full of richness and character. A subtle harmony of woody, spicy and ambergris notes, Patou Pour Homme is part of the historical Collection Héritage from the House of Patou. Essential oils of warm Pepper and Lavender blended together with the freshness of Oak Moss, Patchouli and Sage."
Chaldée (1927) ~ "In the 1920s, fashion took a new turn. Women embraced the feeling of freedom as skirts are shortened and calves are revealed. Jean Patou created Chaldée as a celebration of the liberation of women's fashion. Part of the exquisite Collection Héritage from the House of Patou, Chadée is spicy and powdery floriental formulated with Amber, Flowers, Spice and Opopanax. A rich scent which has been warmed by the sun."
Eau de Patou (1976) ~ "Known for his inventive spirit, Jean Patou revolutionized fashion in the 1920s by unveiling groundbreaking sportswear innovations. Timelessly modern, Eau de Patou reflects the essence of the Patou style: dynamic sophistication. Part of the Collection Héritage from the House of Patou, the fragrance is a light tonic, subtly flowery and fruity with a freshness that lasts all day. It is a sparkling, crisp and airy fragrance where accords of Bergamot, Sicilian Citrus, Guinea Orange and Sweet Lime are mixed with Pepper Lavender and Orange Flower."
Jean Patou Patou pour Homme, Chaldée and Eau de Patou can be found now at Neiman Marcus in the US, in 100 ml, $245 each.
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