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Hitting All The Right Notes: A Closer Look Into The Simplicity Of A Perfume
By Mia Castro
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Stepping into the world of fragrance is daunting with it many terminologies of notes and ingredients that can overwhelm someone who just wants to smell good. Well, not all scents have to be complicated. Here we learn how Hermès' L’Ombre des Merveilles is perfectly splendid with just three notes. The house that needs no introduction, Hermès remains to be the luxury brand that’s faithful in putting the essence of humans at its core. They exemplify the freedom to create with beautiful materials and savoir-faire excellence in everything they do. A characteristic that they bring into the vast world of fragrance by Hermès. Since 2004, their line of Eau Des Merveilles continues to grow. They evoke all different kinds of emotions and charm while setting the expectations higher with each of their releases. After capturing the scent of the fresh and nostalgic sea in Eau Des Merveilles Bleue, Christine Nagel who is the nose behind it all reveals the wonder of the world through L'Ombre Des Merveilles. Nagel and her ability to take on limitless imagination and create something honest and simple comes her latest masterpiece. The new oriental woody perfume which both men and woman can wear, L'Ombre Des Merveilles is the shadows of the mystical world trapped in a bottle. The ingredients are basic, but carry a unique charm. At first spray, there’s the sensuality of the base note which is tonka bean. The scent then lingers with a haunting dark aroma of black tea with a speck of incense which are the top and middle notes.  L’Ombre des Merveilles is a comfortable mystery that sits well on the skin. Its pure magic can make anyone feel like an enchantress. Someone who knows how to exude assurance while perking the curiosity of anyone they pass by.  The bottle is equally entrancing. Created by Serge Mansau, it takes inspiration from an oversized pebble and resembles a star-spangled smooth magnifying glass. A bottle that brings out the innocence and fantasy of the world’s magical premise. Like stars that never dull their shine day or night, the excellent lasting scent of L'Ombre Des Merveilles is beautifully captivating and wonderfully addictive.  The Hermès perfume universe, along with L’Ombre des Merveilles, will be available on rustans.com starting October 24th, 2020. Browse the full line at rustans.com.