Fougère Royale

€450

Reengineered from its 1882 regal compound to compliment modern rigors and landscapes, Fougère Royale retains its discriminating, elegant, noble, refined pulse and its pleasant, pastoral beauty.

The Extrait of Fougère Royale is truly unlike any other, and is a unique imprint of nature. A vibrant cocktail of sparkling citrus oils, blended with aromatic Mediterranean herbs, with sensual, warm undertones exudes delight.

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EXTRAIT DE PARFUM

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  • HEAD NOTES

    Aromatic
  • HEART NOTES

    Floral
  • BASE NOTES

    Woody

fougère royale

Fragrance

Fougère Royale’s nuanced scent composition opens with a vibrant, sparkling cocktail Bergamot, lavander and Mediterranean Herbs. A redolent heart follows, where the floral-spicy "Rondeletia" accord is revealed through rich geranium nuances and warm spices. A floral intermezzo showcases rare rose essences and absolutes, spiked by pepper, cinnamon and carnation. Finally, a grand finale of earthy, ambery and woody harmonies, where moss notes join a sensual patchouli theme enriched by warm coumarinic undertones of tonka beans and clary sage absolute.

Fougère Royale: The concept

Created by Master Perfumer Paul Parquet in 1882, Fougère Royale completely revolutionized the world of perfumes and established modern perfumery as it exists today. As well as creating an entirely new fragrance family, Parquet had succeeded in extracting isolated, synthetic molecules from natural, raw materials. In the dedicated pursuit to expand olfactory palettes with novel, new aromas, he’d derived coumarin from the Tonka Bean in a worldwide premiere. In its mission to authentically replicate the original, regal masterpiece from centuries past, the reengineered formula cultivates refined, prestigious raw materials of the highest quality and provenance. Fougère Royale retains its discriminating, elegant, noble, refined pulse and its pleasant, pastoral beauty.

Perfume extracts are the purest expression of perfume - sophisticated, long-lasting, every facet in greater harmony.

Pure perfume extracts indulge olfactory senses with an in excelsis distillation, each note scored in perfect harmony and cadence. In existence since the early nineteenth-century, unfiltered essences were diluted with alcohol to boost aerosol diffusion and to alleviate obstructions in the flacon's puffer. Advances in modern perfumery have made those techniques obsolete; deposits are meticulously-filtrated after maceration. Creating complex, extracted formulas comes at a cost and only a handful of notable perfumers offer extracted essences. This esteemed craftsmanship underpins the House of Houbigant’s two-century-old legacy of innovation, distinction and authority.

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