Emotion translates the feelings of the perfumer in front of the most beautiful floral essences capturing not their depth, essence or dramatic presence, but their serene aura. While the main flowers used inside the perfume were already a classic theme at that time, it is through their noble essences that their beauty is expressed, softly warmed by a fourrure note and a cosmetic facet both creamy violet and powdery rose under the aldehydic veil. While not directly related, a facet of the perfume (the jasmine absolute powdery note) will be magnified with a dramatic expression in First (Van Cleef & Arpels), where the new ingredients of the 70's would bring the force difficult to obtain in the previous decade without sacrificing the harmony. For me it suggests the mellow sweetness found in several floral absolutes and in the musky drydown of Chanel No 5 Eau de Cologne and Arpège.
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