Agreeably intoxicating bulgarian roses and centifolia roses with a whisper of cinnamon tinted with tonka bean and santal.
“Red… in love with a love In love forever…I sing out loud… Roses are red my love… Roses are red”
Absolute rose bud with green crackling ivy on a base of luminous white wood
“The days rises, the light of the sun that wakens me, and in a grand white bed, slowly, I spread my wings and raise my hand to you, to the new day that calls.”
A bouquet of sunny hesperides on a duo of jasmine petals and peonies exalted by a touch of salt.
“My footprint in sand erased by a wave… my eyes get lost in the dark blue sea... barefeet in the warm wind, under the burning sun… I await you… come… find me”
An exotic journey mixing pink pepper and saffron with the mysterious animalic depth of oud and patchouli.
“At the close of a grey day, I fall into slumber, and dream of Sheherazade at a bar in a grand hotel, where a spiceseller tells of journeys, precious wood and heady essences… upon waking… under their spell… I leave.”
Escentric 01 focuses on Iso E Super at 65% of the fragrance compound in an abbreviated formula designed to maximise the molecule’s efflorescence. It contains lime peel, hedione (green jasmine bud), orris, balsamic notes, and fresh musk.
Escentric 02 contains 13.5% Ambroxan* in a formula designed to amplify its mineral note with hedione (green jasmine bud), a ‘gin and tonic’ accord, “and a hint of the Austrian lemonade called almdudler”. Schoen describes the final effect as ‘super-longlasting freshness into the drydown, together with a subtle sensuality.’
Escentric 03 focuses on Vetiveryl Acetate in a formula that pays tribute to the three roots used in perfumery: vetiver, ginger and orris, which is extracted from the roots of the Florentine iris. “I wanted Escentric 03 to bring out the scent impressions of these roots,” says Geza Schoen, “and show how they harmonise with each other.”
A tribute to the year Louis XIV gave his apothecary Pierre Frapin the right to bear a coat of arms. Spice-lashed rum, boozy dried fruit and a floral bouquet soaked in a rich wood, amber and leather base disclose the secret accord between the perfumes you drink and those you wear…