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For the third Ҫafleurebon birthday fragrance, founder and editor-in-chief Michelyn Camen suggested that we move away from our Alice in Wonderland theme into modern urban fantasy: vampire killers, shapeshifters and time delaying beasts in human form. “No,” we said, but she still talked us into it.
Our Dark Queen is a sleek wildcat which has been grazing at a berry farm. The aroma of a furry animal, but a very well groomed one, which only shows it claws if it absolutely has to. Untamed beasts are not for us. Its base is a traditional amber – the colour of our imaginary wild cat’s eyes – with the lyrical sensuality of styrax and labdanum. There are dark and fruity hints of oudh, with a stirring of red fruits, tonka, plum and apricot. Our animal may look as if it’s been out hunting, but the red stains on its furry nose are just raspberry juice.
Perfume Dialect: Fruity Oudh
Top Notes: Bergamot, Tonka, Raspberry
Heart Notes: Oudh, Blackcurrant, Plum
Base Notes: Styrax, Labdanum, Musk