From animal origins to synthetic creations, for centuries musk has mimicked the smell of skin, from the 1930s’ almost shocking animalic ones to the softer, freshly-showered white musks of the 2010s. In 2020 Jean-Christophe Hérault writes the scented tale of a sensuality that has travelled through the ages and kingdoms to culminate in a pure leather accord, with deeply resonating patchouli scents modernised by clean accents from an immaculate laundry blend brightened by pink peppercorn. A combination of skin scents echoing between centuries, like a parade, a subterfuge, impossible to catch...
The perfume family: leathery, musky, woody
Top notes: linen, pink pepper, cashmeran
Heart notes: leather, musk
Base notes: vetiver, patchouli, ambretta