Amber | Woody | Spicy
Material is a paradox – through materiality, it evokes immateriality, teaching us to look beyond appearances and to realise that what matters is often unseen; an experience akin to standing in a grove and seeing in the sweltering shade a multitude of textures and manifold hues of wood and leaf and bark; all coming together into one.
top: Elemi Oil, Patchouli Oil.
heart: Vanilla Madagascar Absolute, Benzoin Resinoid.
base: Guaiac Wood Oil, Oud Oil, Osmanthus Absolute, Frankincense Resinoid, Labdanum Absolute, Tonka Bean Absolute.
An ISIPCA alumnus, Cécile Zarokian trod her own path by becoming at 27 the youngest independent woman perfumer of our age. Her humility, curiosity and panartistic vision of her craft result in fragrances that offer a certain grandiloquence and Armenian homeliness.
Perfumer: Cecile Zarokian