Gratte Ciel Borneo 1834 Eau de Parfum Haute Concentration
An island and a date are among the markers of the discovery of patchouli in Europe. Originally a natural moth repellent, it was slipped into the centre of rolls of silk from Indonesia before the sumptuous scent was discovered by the elegant ladies of Paris in 1834.
Why we're addicted: "Why did Serge Lutens pick 1834? That was the year Parisians discovered patchouli. In those days, it came wrapped in silk." Generous, Sweet, Enchanting. Woody/Chypre.
Patchouli, Cacao, Liquorice
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His exclusive boutique Les Salons du Palais Royal, in Paris is considered by many to be the most beautiful perfumery in the world.
"A unique place in the world where one would come as an enlightened being to define oneself through one's perfume, in order to stand out from the identity-free crowd which previous times had imposed upon us." - Serge Lutens
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