In the 18th century, France lead the world of perfume, Louis XV's court was nicknamed "The Perfumed Court". The King requested a different scent for his apartment every day and steams of aromatic scents sprung from the castle fountains. Parfums de Marly relived lavish receptions and festivities organized in the Marly castle by the court in honor of the horses where Ambassadors and members of the Royal court were invited. Parfums de Marly revives this memory of splendor with a collection of fragrance directly inspired by the greatest perfumers of the 18th century.
Top notes of lemon and cypress combine for a light, earthy and wholly balanced beginning. The addition of exotic African geranium and Bulgarian rose middle notes evokes the mystery of fairy tales and creates a sweet and subtle floral touch in the heart. Rich and woodsymusk and sylvan agarwood mix with spicy cardamom base notes for an adventurous foundation that gently lingers.