Lily-of-the-valley is the eternal arrival of joy. Every year, halfway between the start of spring and the summer – on 1st May, or Labour Day –, the French exchange gifts of lily-of-the-valley. The tradition honours the legend that, way back in the 16th century, Marie de Medici was given a sumptuous bouquet of these same flowers by her son, King Charles IX, in order to bring her good luck.
This powdery bouquet arouses a feeling of nostalgia for a unique and ephemeral moment; as though the delicate white bells of the lily-of-the-valley were ringing out to announce the arrival of good news.
|Olfactory Family||FLORAL, POWDER, GREEN|
|Head notes||Blackcurrant, Rice Powder, Rose|
|Heart notes||Lily of the valley, Rose, Violet|
|Bottom notes||Musk, Patchouli|
A collection that pays homage to the Maison’s historical association with make-up powders and blushers. Five floral, powdery fragrances created using the most iconic flowers to have inluenced French traditions and fashion.
The collection’s cases are also inspired by Dorin’s history. Off-white textured paper, embossing and gilding: a visual identity of purity and affluence. Each of the five fragrances is available in a 100ml spray edition of the brand’s trademark glass perfume bottle. An elegant gilded signature spells out Dorin on the lower part of the bottle.Know more
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An explosion of powdery petals with fruity mandarin and grapefruit notes, imbued with the levity of camellia and lily-of-the-valley, cradled by a base note of patchouli.