French niche line Parfums MDCI has launched La Surprise and L'Aimée, two new fragrances for women in the art-inspired Painters and Perfumers collection.
La Surprise (above left) ~ "Inspired by one of Fragonard's paintings of the famous series "The Pursuit of Love", part of the Frick Collection in New York, Cécile Zarokian has masterfully captured the lovely scene fearring [sic] an elegant young woman surprised in a fragrant and romantic garden by an admirer, a rose in his hand." With green accord, cardamom, bergamot, rhubarb, white flowers, rose, peach, freesia, violet, woody accord, musks, solar notes, patchouli and sandalwood.
L'Aimée (above right) ~ "After her acclaimed creations for men, L'homme aux Gants and Cuir Cavalier, Nathalie Feishauer has once more masterfully captured the charm and the sweetness of the young Mrs Sériziat painted with her child by Jacques-Louis David in 1795, a timeless masterpiece that can be admired at the Louvre Museum in Paris." With bergamot , mandarin, blackcurrant bud, rose, jasmin, champaca, lily of the valley, orange, heliotrope, orris, raspberry, peach, cedar, vetever, patchouli, amyris, oakmoss, sandalwood, vanilla, amber and musks.
Parfums MDCI La Surprise and L'Aimée are available in 75 ml Eau de Parfum.