What is Louis Vuitton €60,000 bespoke fragrance service?

A native of Grasse, France, the world’s fragrance capital, Cavallier-Belletrud has created famous fragrances like Givenchy Hot CoutureGiorgio Armani Acqua di Gio, and Issey Miyake L’Eau d’Issey. Cavallier-Belletrud created Cœur Battant, Louis Vuitton’s twentieth fragrance and tenth feminine one not a long ago. Named after a beating heart, it features notes of crisp pear, Egyptian jasmine, narcissus, patchouli, and moss. The Cut caught up with the master perfumer to talk croissants, lavender, and the accord that smells most like a baby’s head.

The launch of a bespoke fragrance solution has actually more consistency with vuittons total business than a tannery whiff, nonetheless. it taps in to the solution and personalisation this is certainly a priority when it comes to residence, that has designed bespoke trunks for sneakers, dj equipment and cocktail kits. personalisation these days is key to deluxe and it surely will end up being the key the next day, particularly in perfume whenever there are so many perfumes established. we come across most consumers, gents and ladies, whining that perfumes smell the exact same. my objective is always to deliver something such as haute couture, anything without limitations, which these days may be the objective of the luxury brand, claims cavallier belletrud.

150 years old perfume

150 year old scent discovered on a ship wreck – Mary Celestia

Mary Celestia – 150 year old scent discovered on a ship wreck (and remade!)

A team of divers and archaeologists discovered a 19th-century fragrance in a shipwreck off the coast of Bermuda, and the scent has now been painstakingly researched and reconstructed for you to smell for yourself…

Bermuda is perhaps most associated with the infamous ‘Bermuda Triangle’ – an area in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean where a surprising number of ships and aircraft have gone missing (often said to be under mysterious circumstances) over the years. In fact, Bermuda has over 300 known shipwrecks lying dormant on the sea bed, and in one of them – The Mary Celestia – whose hull was spotted by Philippe Max Rouja, the island’s custodian of historic wrecks, following a huge storm in 2011

In the news story, Atlas Obscura reported that ‘After a week of examining the wreck, a team of divers and archaeologists found a number of artifacts, including shoes, wine, and two small bottles of perfume. The items were packed together, leading the team to think they may have been gifts. Save for some mineral deposits that had formed on them, the bottles appeared to be intact. One still contained a small air bubble inside, which otherwise would have been forced out by seawater. Etched on the glass were the names “Piesse and Lubin London.”

In 1857, Piesse (who was a perfumer and chemist) published a popular olfactory guide called The Art of Perfumery and the Methods of Obtaining the Odours of Plants. This guide went on to shape the history of perfumery, and if you’ve ever referred to perfumes having ‘notes’ or being ‘composed’, it’s Piesse’s ‘Gamut of Odors’ you have to thank – a comparative scale of different aromas based on a musical scale.

But what, you may wonder, did this perfume sunk for so many years smell like?

‘After carefully scraping the mineral deposits off the bottles and opening them,’ Atlas Obscura reports, Ramsay-Brackstone and fellow perfumer Jean Claude Delville from Drom, took a tentative sniff…

‘One bottle gave of a whiff of a rotten smell. Unfortunately, some seawater had seeped in and spoiled the fragrance. But the other specimen survived intact after 150 years underwater. According to the duo, it smelled of orange, bergamot, and grapefruit with a faint aroma of flowers and sandalwood. There were also some musky “animal notes,” such as civet or ambergris…’

Using gas chromatography (a process similar to unravelling DNA, where fragrant ingredients are captured and their chemical structure analysed to show the exact mixture) didn’t reveal all – Delville admits that after some detective work to discover what ingredients Piesse used in his fragrances, they also had to rely on ‘…my nose to do the reconstitution.’


Science of Pheromones?

First we need to understand what are pheromones and how are they created. Pheromone is a excreted chemical factor that triggers a social response in members of the same species. They actually act like hormones outside the body of some individuals and impact the behavior of the receiving individuals. Science says that animals are full with pheromones, so if animal rubs against your hand, its covering you with potent pheromones found on its face. Honestly speaking pheromones don’t have any smell so it is really hard to study about them. but they are often transported in bodily excretions that do. Sweat, tears, urine these are all swimming with pheromones, but our natural negative reaction to these odors makes it difficult to say exactly what creates a positive reaction in some cases. <p>Many popular fragrance products, including scents from Creed, Gucci and Channel have been formulated with additives rich in animal pheromones (ambergris, musk etc…). They are the part of animal products which are around 0.1% of a perfume. Scientists say that while these compounds may elicit a positive or pleasant response, this should not be confused with a pheromone response. More likely, it▒s simply that ambergris and musk smell pleasant to us that attracts us to those fragrances. These ingredients are generally produced synthetically today (it’s cheaper that way).</p>
Rasasi musk series

Rasasi Musk series

Musk, is a series of three fragrances inspired by the rich perfumery traditions of the Middle East. Inspired by musk, a coveted scent from times of antiquity, the perfumer has created three unique scent journeys with the mystical and sensual white musk as the central muse. The precious high quality oriental essences harmoniously play along the contrasting, zesty and sparkling modern notes, creating rich and sophisticated signature expressions of timeless ingredients reinterpreted in a modern way.

Hareer is a magical fragrance that reflects the softness of silk. The fragrance opens on fresh aromatic notes of artemisia and davana. The seductive rose is
the blossoming queen of the fragrance with a multifaceted combination of fresh Turkish rose essence and intense Egyptian rose absolute. The rich rose nuances are further enhanced and lent a sparkle by a modern red fruit zest of raspberry. In the base notes, white musks enhance the contrast of strong and deep woody tonalities of sandalwood and palisander, softened by an addictive and utterly sensual amber.

Top – Sparkling Lemon, Rasberry
Base – Turkish Rose, Egyptian Rose Absolute, Damask Rose
BASE – Indian Sandalwood, Amber, White Musks

Naqaya is a multifaceted dreamy, mystical and spiritual perfume, inspired by the purity of the white veil. This perfume opens on radiant bright hesperidic notes, softened by luscious-velvety magnolia and rose essence. The unique woody signature infuses a pleasant assertiveness to this fragrance which settles down like a second skin.

Top – Grapefruit, Bergamot
Middle – Mangolia, Violet, Heliotrope, Rose
Base – Ambrox, Sandalwood, Vanilla, White Musks

Sharqi is an intensely intoxicating oriental journey that meanders through time paying a tribute to the pride and traditions of the Middle East. The fragrance opens on wafts of seductive mystical rose essence infused with an inviting citrus punch. The heart swells with dark and earthy opulent woods mellowed to a velvety creaminess by tuberose. Sandalwood reinforces the earthy, creamy lingering nature of the fragrance as it races through intoxicating vanilla, while the warm sensuous amber embraces the deeply animalistic Indian oud, white musks infuse intense mystique to this oriental opus.

Top: Bergamot, Orange, Rose
Middle: Tuberose, Cashmeran woods, Jasmine, Patchouli
Base:Amber, Vanilla, White Musks, Sandalwood, Indian Oud

Qasamat series by rasasi

Qasamat series

Qasamat Bareeq, is a beautiful and intriguing journey of self-exploration. Celebrating Europe’s modernism, deep spiritual serenity of Asia and raw natural beauty of Africa through alchemist nuances, Bareeq encompasses a diverse universe uniquely blended together. The fresh opening notes of bergamot, orange and green apple are overpowered by the sweet notes of caramel and saffron in the heart of the perfume. The jasmine and rose give this perfume an endearing oriental nuance. A powerful base of strong smoky woody notes held together by musk and buttressed by the leather accord, lends this long-lasting perfume an aura of supreme confidence.

Top Notes: Bergamot, Orange, Artemisia, Tagete Flower, Green Apple
Middle Notes: Jasmine, Violet, Clove, Saffron, Chamomile, Rose, Caramel
Base Notes: Patchouli, Vetiver, Cedarwood, Ambergris, Musks, Moss, Benzoin, Leather Accord

Ebhar is a sublime fragrance with a unique contrast. This dazzling blend opens with a burst of fresh and fruity notes of green apple and sparkling lemon adding a floral wave of lotus and damask rose which slowly divulges into the contrasting deep notes of addictive praline, vanilla and rich musks. This scent celebrates avant-gardism, passion and vibrancy making it a perfect choice for all occasions.

Top Notes: Sparkling Lemon, Green Apple
Middle Notes: Lotus Flower, Orris, Pure Jasmine, Damask Rose
Base Notes: Intense Vanilla, Addictive Praline, Tonka Beans, Musk

Morhaf opens on an evocative trail with fresh fruity nuances of rasberry and bergamot. The intoxicating heart with seductive damask rose and geranium rests on an oriental bed of precious woods, creamy sandalwood and vanilla with rich musks that envelopes the fragrance like a secret treasure.

Top Notes: Bergamot, Lemon, Raspberry
Middle Notes: Damask Rose, Pink pepper, Geranium, Jasmine, Orange blossom, Tuberose
Base Notes: Patchouli, Amber, Vanilla, Musk, Sandalwood, Oud

Rasana opens with fresh fruity notes of lemon, apple and bergamot. The middle notes of leather, sandalwood and cypriol is infused by oriental base notes of rich musks, amber, cedarwood and agarwood.

Top Notes: Bergamot, Lemon, Apple
Middle Notes:
Leather, Sandalwood, Cypriol
Base Notes:
Amber, Musk, Cedarwood, Agarwood

A male can wear a female cologne???

We use perfume for our own satisfaction but in reality people around you are the ones who enjoy the smell of it. You always choose what you like to smell so its totally up-to you. Top notes re the first impression. so actually if you like the smell you will just wear it without thinking if people around you will like or not. This also means you make the standard. This also answers your question that you are a male but can you wear women cologne?


AHWAK COLLECTION 3 is a collection of 3x 15ml pure concentrated oil. AHWAK comes in 3 beauitfuly designed Gift pack which captures the adventurous, exploratory and evocative spirit of the modern man. The contemporary notes of this chic fragrance come with an attitude to match.

Ahwak collection – OIL

Top Notes: Saffron, Bergamot, Geranium
Middle: Muguet, Rose
Base: Sandalwood, Amber, Musk and Patcouli

Top Notes: Bergamot, Lime, Mandarin
Middle: Orris, Lavender, Muguet, Rose, Ozone Accord
Base: Amber, Vetiver and Musk

Top Notes: Green Apple, Marmalade
Middle: Jasmine, Rose, Vanilla Orchid
Base: Musk, Amber, Sandalwood and Ebony Woods

whiffy is a authorized distributor of Rasasi, Lattafa & Luxodor

How to choose a perfume?

First rule, do your shopping for a scent in the morning, since your sense of smell is fresh and has not yet been challenged by a wide range of odors. Of course do not wear a perfume when shopping for one. Shop with a friend or better still with your spouse, since after all even if you need to choose a scent that you like, it matters also that you please the person you love.

What you need to know?

Before beginning your search, prepare adequately. Ask yourself a few key questions. When will I be wearing this perfume: every day, in the evening, at the office, on weekends or when working out? What types of perfume do I prefer? What are the perfumes that I have already worn? Why do I want to change now?

Where to start?

If you have no idea as to which perfume you want, or if you are shopping for your first perfume, determine which scent category turns you on. First smell a fragrance from a variety of categories: For Her: Floral, Oriental, Cyprus or Hesperides. For Him: Wooded, Hesperides, Aromatic or Oriental.Once a scent category is chosen, you can let yourself be guided within this offer and discover the variety of perfumes that suit you best. Notice that each scent category presents sub-categories, leading to a truly vast selection of fragrances.

How to know?

To make an enlightened choice, it is recommended to not sample more than three perfumes on your skin at a time (apply a scent on each wrist and a third in the elbow fold). If you are at a loss to choose with so many scents to consider, breathe in the odor of coffee beans, or smell a piece of clothing to neutralize the scent. You are torn between two scents? Then purchase both to start your perfume wardrobe.

My perfume addiction

Anything that gives you that feeling of pleasure then after obtaining you feel low and keep coming for more is considered an addiction. A habit can be the same but you don t go back for more right away you stretch it a bit. Dependency is something you can t live without by just the thought of it not being a part of u anxiety and panic major depression starts even crying and at sometimes death.

A desire is just something you want that present time and then move on. A fantasy is something you’ve been wanting for a while just to live the experience. An experience is a lived moment that thought you something considered valuable for future moments. A moment is a lived situation in the present that leaves memories. All are human emotions that produce stimuli all are normal just some can cause more damage than others all can and should be lived but with maturity and control, always control balance and knowledge and you can taste everything except death. Sometimes, not by our choice, some even get to taste death also some swallow it and those we never know what they experienced, but I m sure it is t too bad, they never tend to return.

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