French brand Parfums d’Orsay will launch Al Kimiya, a new luxury collection of layerable fragrances. The initial duo includes Oud et Bois and Ambre et Musc.
Oud et Bois ~ "Al-Kimiya Oud et Bois is a dark combination made of oud resin and patchouli. The fragrance is a fest of this two essences and Oud et Bois wants to celebrate its sacred and aphrodisiac strengths. To ensure additional warmth labdanum has been added, gets an enhancement by cypriol and pushed to the limit with elemi. Oud et Bois is a liquid oriental myth - its a sulfuring perfume. Its notes: Elemi, Australian Sandalwood, Genuine Oud Wood from Laos, Patchouli, Cypriol, Frankincense, Labdanum, Golden Stone and Amberwood." [sic]
Ambre et Musc ~ "Ambre et Musc is like a secret between lovers. It is very intimate and caress the wearer like lingerie. It is melting into the skin and becomes a part of it. Ambre et Musc is a skin perfume, a blend of precious and natural essences that slowly reveals its carnal and smooth facets. Amber and benzoin together with the gurjum balm are creating a sensual harmony. It gets powerful support by amberwood, white musk and vanilla - this way it is possible to create a unique and voluptuous signature. The notes of Ambre et Musc: Benzoin, Gurjum, Labdanum, Liatrix, Vanilla, Sandalwood, Amberwood and White musc." [sic]
Parfums d'Orsay Oud et Bois and Ambre et Musc can be found now for pre-order at Essenza Nobile in Germany, in 40 ml Extrait de Parfum, €185.