Enough of this cold weather!!
This uplifting, flowery delight by L’Artisan Parfumeur was recently being pushed by Yokohama Barney’s New York as a wedding scent: the window dressings, fancy as ever all swirling linden petals; pink blooms, tuberose princesses; and lepidoptera brides. I don’t know if it is especially nuptial – though that idea certainly does make sense, for the butterflies, fluttering in your stomach – but I do know that La Chasse Aux Papillons is lovely; heady, joyous, light-winged and summery.
A whirl of leaves as you rush gaily past shrubs; a dizzying flourish of petals – butterflies, flowers : tuberose, linden, orange blossom – the linden blossom crucial here, steering the perfume in a different direction from the majority of feverish hot house flowers, giving the perfume a slightly cooler, more mysterious edge. The whole is an exuberant delight that I really like and have on occasion even considered buying – but for…
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