Frederic Malle Portrait of a Lady

Frederic Malle Portrait of a Lady Perfume

Frederic Malle Portrait of a Lady - eau de parfum for women

Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle - "Portrait of a Lady is a new breed of oriental rose, a baroque perfume. It is based on an accord of benzoin, cinnamon, sandalwood and, above all patchouli, musk and frankincense. It takes off with an excessive dosage of the best Turkish rose essence that Dominique Ropion linked to the rest of the formula thanks to a red berries and spice accord. After hundreds of trials needed to balance such an excessive formula (Portrait of a Lady is undoubtedly the perfume containing the strongest dosage of rose essence and patchouli heart), a rare symphonic perfume appeared: a new oriental rose, a sensuous beauty that attracts people like a magnet, a modern classic." --editionsdeparfums.com

Perfume House   Frederic Malle (Editions de Parfums)
Introduced 2010
Tagline --
Scent Classification Oriental
Perfumer Dominique Ropion
Fragrance Notes Turkish Rose, Patchouli, Musk, Frankincense, Benzion, Cinnamon, Sandalwood
Package Designer --
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Available Products Frederic Malle Portrait of a Lady - Eau de Parfum 1.7oz, 3.4oz ($100)
Frederic Malle Portrait of a Lady - Refill Spray 3 x 0.34oz

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Portrait of a Lady Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle Perfume
Allure Magazine - Feb. 2012
Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle Portrait of a Lady Perfume

New Bohemians
Patchouli may no longer be hippie, but as evidenced by some new fragrances, it's definitely hip. Meet some of the latest scents on the scene.

Oriental Rose - Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle Portrait of a Lady blends rose with two types of patchouli.

(Malle, Frederic. "The Fragrance Guy: The New Patchouli." Allure Feb. 2012: 86.)


Sexy Scents to Spice up your Scent Life - Warm Notes: Rich, enveloping, and unfresh notes, including musk, vanilla, cinnamon, patchouli, and woods, "deliver heat in one way or another," says [perfumer Stephen] Nilsen. Cozy up with one of these scents. Patchouli: Woody and mossy, "patchouli adds raw passion to any fragrance," says [perfumer Stephen] Nilsen. The generous dose in Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle Portrait of a Lady is feminized by Turkish rose and raspberry (barneys.com).
(Edgar, Jolene. "Sexy Scents." Allure Dec. 2010.)


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