Van Cleef & Arpels Un Air de First (2011) {New Fragrance}

Un_Air_De_First.jpgVan Cleef & Arpels have launched a new flanker to the original First by Van Cleef & Arpels, called Un Air de First. Its name indicates it wishes to draw a link with the baroque-period work of perfumer Jean-Claude Ellena who tends to reject this composition as something of a lapse in personal style although it's a beloved perfume by many. Perfumer Nathalie Gracia-Cetto of Givaudan composed the new jus...


Taking inspiration from the aldehydic facet of First, Un Air de First is described as a fresh aldehydic floral. It officially aims to be faithful to First while adding a touch of modernity.

The head notes are mandarin, aldehydes, blackcurrant buds, galbanum. The heart notes are Egyptian jasmine, Bulgarian rose, lily of the valley, white peach. The base notes are vetiver, amber, vanilla and musks.

A 100 ml Eau de Parfum is priced at 80,30€.

See also First Eau d'Eté (2007) or First Premier Bouquet (2008)

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