All Papillon fragrances
only contain the purest perfume oils of superior quality.
Our fragrances are more concentrated than standard eau de toilette products, for optimal longevity.
Source: Bespoke Unit fragrance wheel LL ©2017
This olfactive group was named after the perfume Coty Chypre created in 1917. Chypre means Cyprus in French. This sharp scent is based on a harmony of oak moss, labdanum, patchouli and bergamot.
Citrus fragrances are old and abundant. Its compositions are based on lemon, orange, bergamot, grapefruit or mandarin, with other citrus, aromatic and tart notes for men and floral notes for women.
The largest fragrant group encompasses numerous versions of compositions with a floral heart. Freshly picked flowers, flowers with aquatic, green or powder nuances, as well as floral-aldehyde, floral-fruity and gourmand compositions.
Floral Fruity Gourmand
Floral Woody Musk
Aromatic notes are usually a combination of sage, rosemary, cumin, lavender and other plants which possess a very intensive grass-spicy scent. They are often combined with citrus and spicy notes. Aromatic compositions are typical of fragrances for men.
Opulent compositions of woody notes at the heart and accentuated with woody base notes. Warm, mysterious sandalwood, drier and sharper cedar and vetiver, resin-like and balmy exotic sorts are usually accompanied with aromatic citrus notes.
Woody Floral Musk
Leather scents in various nuances, from floral, velvety compositions to tart and smoky ones are placed in this group. Scenting leather products in order to mask unpleasant scent of leather itself, since urine and faeces of cattle, as well as blood and tar had been used in its traditional production, marked the beginning of perfumery.
Oriental fragrances with dominant amber are placed in a separate group, thanks to their accentuated warmth and sensuality. Their opulent bouquet includes intoxicating and intensive substances such as musk, vanilla, exotic resins and wood, often accompanied with exotic flowers and spices.
Aromatic notes are usually a combination of sage, rosemary,
cumin, lavender and other plants which possess a very intensive
grass-spicy scent. They are often combined with citrus and spicy
notes. Aromatic compositions are typical of fragrances for men.
Aromatic Aquatic – Compositions of this group include fresh
accords of seawater.
Aromatic Fougère – Derived from the French word “fougère”
or “fern”. Perfume-originator of this group is Fougère Royal by
the house of Houbigant, created by Paul Parquet in 1882. The
perfumer extracted the synthetic component coumarin and
used it in perfumery for the ﬁrst time. Coumarin can be found
in several plants, such as Tonka beans, and it possesses an
intensive scent of freshly mown grass. Fougère compositions
include notes of lavender, geranium, moss and wood.
Aromatic Green – Compositions of this group include
accentuated green notes of grass or leaves and aromatic
components like lavender, rosemary and wood.
Aromatic Spicy – This group includes primarily fragrances for
men with spices and aromatic components that leave a fresh
Fougère comes from the French
word for "fern" and resembles a blend of
fragrances with sweet top-notes of lavender
developing into woody scents of oakmoss and coumarin (similar to
the scent of new-mown hay). Aromatic fougère contains additional
notes of herbs, spice and/or wood.
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