...the challenge lay in creating a rosy, floral scent that was light but also possessed that inimitable Comme des Garçons edge.
'The idea is to build something and then to break it – that's always the surprise. In this scent, what we created was the rose and to break it, there is mint and notes of basil. It became something more contemporary,' says Astuguevieille. 'Grace wanted a tiny rose – a rose at the beginning of its budding. One that's very personal and not for everybody. The process was quite easy because she really knew what she wanted.'
— Christian Astuguevieille of Comme des Garçons talks about the new Grace by Grace Coddington. Read more at Coming up roses: Comme des Garçons creates Grace Coddington perfume at Wallpaper.