Orchidée Vanille, the exoticism of Van Cleef & Arpels in all its splendor
The Van Cleef & amp; Arpels house is at the origin of original creations such as “the zip necklace”, the “Blue Heart” diamond of 30.82 carats or even the “Blue Princess” sapphire. In 1976, the jewelry house amazed by releasing its first perfume “First”. In 2009, Van Cleef & amp; Arpels unveiled “Orchidée Vanille”, a fragrance from the “Extraordinary Collection”.
Vanilla Orchid a multi-faceted vanilla with Van Cleef & amp; Arpels
The “Extraordinary Collection” of the jewelry house aims to honor a noble and extraordinary ingredient. “Orchidée Vanille” is an emotional fragrance, loaded with enchantment and magic. The exoticism of vanilla is unveiled here in all its facets. The perfumer who imagined “Orchidée Vanille” wished to offer a fresh and sensual interpretation evoking an intoxicating oriental journey. With its very deep carnal side, “Orchidée Vanille” sublimates the women who wear it. Elegant, soft and languid, this essence could not be more delicious. “Orchidée Vanille” seems to be an invitation to travel, a journey inspired by nature, a journey that takes us to the world of exotic sensuality.
The gourmet notes of the Vanilla Orchid perfume
< p> The vanilla here is intensely addictive. Whatever facet it reveals to us, we cannot get away from the smell of this same vanilla. Soft and warm, vanilla is here accompanied by floral, fruity and woody notes, cradled by languid musks. It is a perfumer who knows vanilla perfectly well, Randa Hammami, who is at the origin of this composition. “Orchidée Vanille” begins with fruity notes, such as tangerine and lychee, which then offers a taste of exoticism. In the heart, vanilla is alternately sweet, sweet, floral or fruity, it is mixed with Bulgarian rose and violet flower. Finally, the base of “Vanilla Orchid” becomes powdery, suave and greedy, because it is composed of tolu balm, cedar wood and white musks. The iconic bottle resembles all the bottles in the “Extraordinary Collection”. Rectangular in shape, it features an imposing glass. In the center, a sober embossed label indicates the name of the perfume as well as a number. The latter corresponds to the test number chosen by the Van Cleef & amp; Arpels house.
A wonderful part of the Extraordinary Collection… Orchidée Vanille. Here, vanilla is in the spotlight and reveals its most intimate secrets. Its composition makes vanilla addictive like never before. Its notes, at the same time sweet, fruity, and suave make “Vanilla Orchid” one of the most magical essences of the Extraordinary Collection.
Van Cleef and Arpels perfumes all come from the know-how and the absolute requirement of the great venerable jewelry that has existed for two centuries. Each fragrance is distinguished by absolute femininity but also by the systematic use of the most beautiful natural essences, an inexhaustible source of inspiration for Van Cleef and Arpels jewelry. For Orchidée Vanille, perfumer Randa Hammami will draw us an orchid in chiaroscuro like a journey into the disturbing lights of the Orient …
Orchidée Vanille and the Extraordinary Collection of Van Cleef and Arpels
The Van Cleff and Arpels house launched, finally relatively late in perfumery, due to its long and prestigious reputation in jewelry. Nevertheless, it was the first house in Place Vendôme to offer a spectacular perfume in 1978 under the name of First. From then on, each perfume of the house will be intimately linked to its rich past and the beautiful Extraordinary Collection intended to highlight the most prestigious essences born from nature, a great source of inspiration for Van Cleef and Arpels jewelry, will not be. excluded.
Indeed, each perfumer who participated in La Collection Extraordinaire was asked to draw nature in its most luxurious, most magical form in order to create fragrances that would gracefully design the most beautiful Van jewelry. Cleef and Arpels. Thus this Extraordinary Collection can boast of having succeeded in bringing together bottles from the greatest current perfumers: Antoine Maisondieu, Nahtalie Gracia-Cetto, Randa Hammami…
As far as Randa Hammami is concerned, he was at the origin of the wonderful concentrate of the Orient called Orchidée Vanille. A feat of oriental scents both burning and delicate, which testifies, if need be still, of the talents of the great lady for exotic and flowery accords. In addition, Sylvaine Delacourte, Guerlain perfumer, is full of praise for her colleague whom she considers to be a mistress of the oriental note in all its facets: “She [Randa Hammami] can play on all registers of the oriental note. which she knows by heart, from pink notes to delicate florals […]. »
Thus we will discover within Orchidée Vanille all the talents of this perfumer who will speak about the beauty of this orchid, however silent by multiple intoxicating facets.
Randa Hammami and her journey between East and West: Vanilla Orchid
“This fragrance unveils a fresh and sensual interpretation evoking an intoxicating and unique oriental journey. Mysterious flower with mythical beauty, I wanted to translate all the facets of the Orchid. “Randa Hammami for Van Cleef and Arpels’ Orchidée Vanille.
The journey that Orchidée Vanille offers us begins in freshness with fruity and exotic notes of lychee married to the beautiful Mediterranean fruit of mandarin. Then at the heart this crossbreeding between the beauty of exotic notes and the magnificence of the scents of European perfumery continues. The rose will meet the precious vanilla to better powder itself with some delicate violets. Finally, cedar and white musks will form a mysterious and soft wake like a cloud that the Tolu balm will come to coat with its balsamic and powerful facets.