Esxence 2019: Atelier des Ors Riviera Drive, Atelier des Ors Pomelo Riviera and Atelier des Ors Riviera Lazuli+ Riviera Assortment Draw

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  Scene from 1955 To Catch A Thief with Cary Grant and Grace Kelly

The carefree, cinematic romances of the 1950s, 60s and 70s, set towards the sunshine and glamour of the Côte d’ Azur, have been the stuff my adolescent desires have been fabricated from.  Movies like Alfred Hitchcock’s “To Catch a Thief” distilled and stuck in my thoughts the magnificence and the spirit of the occasions. As we speak, as I write this assessment of Atelier des Ors’ three new fragrances in The Riviera Assortment, (Atelier des Ors Riviera Drive, Pomelo Riviera and Riviera Lazuli), I discover myself re-living my youthful fantasies of the French Riviera.

Marie Salamagne and Jean-Phillipe Clermont of Atelier Des Ors

Jean-Phillipe Clermont and Marie Salamagne by way of Atelier des Ors          

Like treasured postcards from lengthy misplaced mates – or present pictures from my granddaughter as she holidays in Good – the perfumes of the Atelier des Ors Riviera Assortment,  composed underneath the inventive path of Jean- Philippe Clermont and award profitable perfumer Marie Salamagne, revive my recollections, portray olfactory footage of scenic drives, aromatic gardens and the deep azure blue of the Mediterranean.

Riviera Drive and Highway Map of the Côte d’Azur by way of Bon-Bon Journey ©


The primary breath of Riviera Drive could be very contemporary, somewhat wild and ever so exhilarating. I think about myself dashing round in my 1968 British Racing Inexperienced MGB roadster, the smooth prime down, zipping over slender winding roads excessive above the ocean. A glint of shiny lemon and a free bouquet of contemporary herbs – wild marjoram and rosemary – create the fragrant impression of summer time wind in my hair, a way of freedom, youthful exuberance and chance.

Best fragrances from esxence 2019 St Tropez or Riviera theme

Sirène au Poisson by Marc Chagall from Good & the Côte d’Azur.

Brilliant blues and chartreuse hues are intensified within the coronary heart by deeper resinous greens of cedar leaf and absinthe.  The vivid, adventurous spirit and aromatic vistas are grounded within the luminescent heat of patchouli, Cashmeran and musk.

Notes: Lemon, marjoram, rosemary, cedar leaf, absinthe, patchouli, Cashmeran, cedar and musk.


 Atelier des Ors Pomelo Riviera Review

Photograph by Atelier Des Ors  and Gardens on the Riviera, particulars from a photograph by Allie Gross ©

I drive for the sheer pleasure of driving, however quickly uncover that my Riviera Drive is main me to a quiet and charming vacation spot. I uncover an historic villa perched on a steep hillside, overlooking the ocean.  The previous home is surrounded by a walled backyard crammed with citrus, white flowers, roses and palms.  Atelier des Ors Pomelo Riviera greets me with the glowing zest of my favourite citrus fruit, the pomelo, seasoned with a zephyr of salt air. A radiant sharpness of shiny citrus relaxes into the seductively hypnotic and silky aromas of jasmine and orange blossoms.

Marc Chagall at Nice and Cote d'azur

Femme au Bouquet by Marc Chagall from Good & the Côte d’Azur.

The enchanting backyard retreat that’s Atelier des Ors Pomelo Riviera tempts me to an extended afternoon nap within the shade of tropical palms.  I depart the backyard refreshed and proceed my street journey to the shore.

Notes: Grapefruit, jasmine, bergamot, orange blossom, salt accord, rose and cedarwood.


Atelier des Ors Riviera Lazuli review

  Photograph from Atelier des Ors and Sailboats on the Mediterranean, particulars from a photograph by Allie Gross ©

After discovering the liberty of winding roads and the relief of historic gardens, Atelier des Ors Riviera Lazuli brings me to sea stage and to the scents of sand, driftwood and sunshine.  Sea breezes refresh with notes of lemon and cypress.  From my seaside towel on the strand I gaze out on the sailboats and yachts bobbing, shiny and white, within the blue Mediterranean afternoon.  Clary sage, gaiac wooden and immortelle create the candy, softly spiced impact of heat sand on tanned pores and skin. I shut my eyes, having fun with the solar, sea breeze and the resinous soothing results of balsam and incense.


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Palms and Bougainvillea – particulars from a photograph by Allie Gross ©

Atelier des Ors Riviera Lazuli leaves me with photos and recollections of an ideal day on the French Riviera, reliving youthful desires and revisiting recollections and fantasies of days passed by.

Notes: Lemon, cypress, bergamot, clary sage, cedarwood, gaiac wooden, immortelle, fir balsam and incense.

Disclaimer:  I want to thank Megan Paki of Atelier des Ors for the beneficiant decants of  the Atelier Des Ors  Riviera Assortment from Esxence 2019.  My opinions are my very own.

Gail Gross – Senior Editor

Artwork Route – Michelyn Camen, Editor in Chief who thanks each Gail’s grand-daughter Allie for her superb pictures of the French Riviera and Lucas of Chemist in A Bottle for that spectacular three flacon shot

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Atelier des Ors Riviera Collection Pomelo Riviera, Riviera Drive and Riviera Lazuli

Photograph of Riviera Drive, Atelier Des Ors Riviera Pomelo, Riviera Lazuli by our buddy Lucas @chemistbottle

Because of Jean- Philippe Clermont we’ve got a reader’s selection of 1 lovely 100ml bottle of Atelier des Ors  from the Riviera Assortment  for one registered reader wherever on the planet. Please you’ll want to register in case you have not performed so. To be eligible tell us what appeals to you about any or the entire three perfumes within the Atelier des Ors Riviera Assortment primarily based on Gail’s opinions which one you’ll need do you have to win and the place you reside. It’s also possible to point out your favourite perfume from Atelier des Ors. Draw closes 5/25/2019

We announce the winners solely on web site and on our Fb web page, so Like ÇaFleureBon and use our Weblog feed…or your dream prize will likely be simply spilled fragrance.



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