After my mother died I needed to get away and traveled to Mauritius and became captivated by the spellbinding scent of frangipani that evoked the emotion of a dream within me. I brought one of the flowers back with me to show Isabelle [Doyen], but it died on my trip back. Luckily when I showed her the flower she was very familiar with it since she lived in Tahiti. It took five years to perfect the fragrance and to balance the sun, the moon, the tree, and the flower.
— Camille Goutal on Annick Goutal Songes. Read more at Annick Goutal: How Passion For Life Inspired One Of France's Most Iconic Perfume Brands at Forbes.