The Coveted Duchess Rose
A tale of Rose the daughter of Lady Blanche and Lord George marries a duke to escape stifling rigidity of her ancestors but her naivety, and her poor unsettled, unloved heart makes her want to renounce her looming fate and seek passion elsewhere...
Portraits series from the British fragrance housebuilt upon the tale of a majestic country mansion, nestled under a canopy of oaks and as the sun rises gently above the rolling hills, house maids and servants work feverishly to draw baths, light fires and beat carpets in the anticipation of the Lord, the Lady, the duchess and several other members of the family...this gathering is going to be filled with drama!
Top Notes Mandarin
Heart Notes Rose
Base notes Musky wood
Always looking for fun and frivolity (and perhaps love affairs), her fragrance is a not so innocent fresh rose...Duchess Rose is a lush FLORIENTAL that is resplendent with rich and juicy orange, seductively musky, and, in the long and lovely drydown, surprisingly woodsy.
A rather syrupy rose combines with the effervesce of citric notes to create a sort of champagne bubbly effect. Its intoxicating rich boozy and lingering with gentle hints of musk creating a more voluptuous cloud of this dark rose nuance.
The coveted duchess rose is meant to convey the personality of the duchess herself and not her particular dangerous desires to commit adultery or succumb to her basic instincts. So contrary to what one might expect after hearing the back story, the fragrance retains the sort of grace, allure, opulence and purity akin to the duchess who is naive, and powerless. According to the story she is married against her will to a duke who offers no passion as she is left disillusioned and frustrated in an unsatisfactory marriage, and this is the only element I wish perfumer Christof Raynaud might have incorporated in the way the fragrance progressed from something pretty, something innocent and rather pure to something more edgy, slightly dirty and rougher around the edges.
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