A heady elixir of Arabian woods
The archetypal scent of the Arabian Peninsula. Oudh wood has been used for centuries to scent the skin and hair of men and women in rich smoky beauty rituals. This blend of leather, spices and smoke is softened with dried fruits and delicate background arrangements of orange blossom and rose. Musks, patchouli and narcotic tonka bean add a hypnotic touch that’s defines Al Oudh as the elixir of sensuality itself. Oudh wood is an utterly singular note, magical and ancient, exhaling its smoky, leathery charms into a thousand and one nights.
L’Artisan Parfumeur is one of the most unique and iconoclastic fragrance houses in the world. We work with imagination, exceptional raw materials and visionary perfumers to forge a distinctive alchemical vision, creating some of the most intriguing, singular and deeply personal scents of recent years.
L’Artisan Parfumeur was founded in Paris in 1976 by perfumer-chemist Jean Laporte and was one of the first of a movement of exclusive niche fragrance houses inspired by nature and a desire to do things a little differently. A combination of classicism, avant-garde fragrance creation, innovative collaborations and an insistence of the highest quality materials has created a body of original, sometimes shocking work. This blending of artisanal fragrance creation and contemporary artistic flair has captured the heart of fragrance aficionados looking for quality, craftsmanship and authenticity.
The iconic Mûre et Musc fragrance was created in 1978. A beautiful blend of blackberry and musk, its success was due to the witty and daring contrast in the structure between sparkling top notes and an enveloping warm evolution of the scent’s seductive development on the skin. The first of its kind on the market, it remains a global bestseller and set the benchmark for L'Artisan Parfumeur creativity. From our Grande Boutique in Paris opposite the Palais du Louvre, L’Artisan Parfumeur has expanded across the world, delighting and intriguing generations of perfume lovers with style, originality and that all important French je ne sais quoi.....