The discovery of the perfumes of Etat Libre d’Orange is an invitation to personal discovery, exploration, and revelation. These are scents that uncover secrets, hidden passions, private obsessions, the essence of sexuality and desire. These are perfumes for the initiated, the daring, who wear their intimate details and their scent as a second skin, as a challenge.
This magic potion, this instrument of transformation, could only be made by the crushing of armfuls of roses. Roses with thorny stems that yield lavish blossoms, lush petals, outrageous, puffed-up fantasies, trembling with the sweat of impatience and desire.Etat Libre d'Orange
Legend has it that an apple from a tree fell on Newton’s head – and thus, the theory of universal gravitation was born. But then let’s imagine a different scene – Newton, asleep under a rose bush. And instead of an apple, a flower falls, an enormous rose, a fully scented, fleshy rose.Etat Libre d'Orange
Okay, we know what you’re thinking. Been there, done that, bought the t-shirt. Apocalyptic visions, Armageddon. Doomsday cults, mass suicides. The Mayan calendar. We endured the panic of the Millennium. We’ve seen the films, from “Dr. Strangelove” to “Melancholia”. We know the New Testament prophecies, we’ve heard about the End Times and the Rapture.Etat Libre d'Orange
Eau de Parfum (woody, ambery). For every epoch, for every era, there are remarkable people. In classical mythologies, there were the demigods, the offspring of a god and a human, or a mortal who was raised to divine status. An ancient Greek poet used the word demigod as a synonym for hero. They demonstrated strength and power, a willingness to face...Etat Libre d'Orange
A blend of Putain des Palaces and Dangerous Complicity, a union of temptation and peril. When the Putain des Palaces enters into a Dangerous Complicity, a relationship is born. It is a marriage of mystery, an uneasy merger of hearts and minds and flesh.Etat Libre d'Orange
Is it a passing fancy, a momentary catching-of-the-eye, a brief encounter, or something else? will it endure, will it last forever? does it really matter? this is now, this is how you feelat one special moment in time. And whatever happens, you will make an indelible memory.Etat Libre d'Orange
“It should be clear that You Or Someone Like You is not some kind of olfactory landscape painting. Anne is a serious gardener — I wrote a trellis of roses into her garden, I wrote in mint and wild grasses though the individual raw materials are in the end irrelevant. What You is is whatever you find it is.Etat Libre d'Orange