Une Histoire de Chypre by Molinard & Aedes de Venustas (2007) {New Fragrance}

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Aedes de Venustas in collaboration with Molinard has launched an exceptional creation called Une Histoire de Chypre (A Chypre Story). The fragrance, based on an old recipe from the 1920s found in the Grassois perfume house's archives, was composed by perfumer Dominique Camilli of Molinard. Ingredients are reported to be top-notch. It is part of the more upscale Molinard 1849 collection bottled in atomizer flacons and is exclusively distributed by Aedes........

Molinard also released this year another chypre perfume called Chypre d'Orient but in a less prestigious collection. It would be interesting to compare them.

According to the press release/ad copy,

"Histoire de Chypre is an olfactive ode to chypre in all of her fascinating glory; her aromatic corset unlaced in refreshing notes of Bergamot, Mandarin, Neroli, Jasmine and Galbanum, the vulnerable secrets of her heart expressed in Jasmine, Bulgarian Rose, Osmanthus and precious Iris, the demure tendrils of her timeless spirit resonating in Patchouli, Oakmoss, Musk and Amber. No expense was spared in creating Histoire de Chypre, a fragrance which was fashioned from an original Molinard chypre formula dating back to the twenties. “We have kept the "heritage/spirit" of this fragrance using the finest raw materials and ingredients,” Camilli says, “A quality one does not encounter often in modern perfumery.”

The eau de parfum retails 3.3 oz for $225, only at Aedes. A sample program is available but slower than usual during the Holidays.


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  1. I don't remember osmanthus as an ingredient used in 1920 and by a very small brand. But that's maybe the modern side. I hope to find in Paris and enjoy the chypre.

    Octavian Coifan

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