Branche d’Olive Orange Flower – Candle
Imagine an orange grove at sundown – orange and petitgrain mix with orange blossom and rose to produce a fragrance, which is strongly reminiscent of the original ‘4711’ cologne.
In the language of flower, the violet represents shyness, modesty and sophistication and is also a symbol for secret love. It was the favorite flower of the Empress Eugénie de Montijo (1826 – 1920) wife of Napoleon III. Violette Impériale presents a generous and rich violet that recalls with elegance the splendor of the Second Empire.
Louis XIV had a great sensitivity for smells. His personal perfumer, Martial, created a perfume for him for each day of the week. According to the French writer Saint-Simon, the King overused musky perfumes so much so that by the end of his reign, he could not bear any, except for the odor of the orange flower.