Once deconstructed, the vegetable, green notes of the perfume stuck out the most (terre does translate to earth, after all). She leaned into this—amping up the vetiver factor to keep the fragrance warm, swapping out the original’s black pepper notes for bright, almost spicy Sichuan pepper, and finishing it off with Queen of Hesperidia bergamot, picked just before maturity specifically for Terre.
— Perfumer Christine Nagel takes Terre d'Hermès apart, and puts it back together as Terre d'Hermès Eau Intense Vétiver. Read more at Hermès Reimagines One of its Most Iconic Fragrances for Fall at Robb Report.
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