New York City based Aedes de Venustus is one of the few retailers that has established a worldwide brand, beginning in 2012 with the signature Aedes de Venustus EDP, Bertrand Duchaufour’s dichotomous incense/rhubarb fragrance. Fabrice Pellegrin of Firmenich under the creative direction of Karl Bradl, co-founder of the bijoux boutique, now located on 7 Greenwich Avenue, unveils the Company’s 6th perfume Cierge de Lune evoking the scent of the mysterious night- blooming cereus (Selenicereus grandiflorus). Known as the Queen of the Night, the spectacular flower only opens after dark and wilts as the sun rises.Inspired by the fragrance of the mysterious flower – “spicy vanilla laced with wisps of incense” — Fabrice Pellegrin unveils the dark side of vanilla with an outstanding Madagascan absolute. When asked about the vanilla, M.Pellegrin said, “Our Madagascan vanilla absolute is the truest to the natural ingredient.
Notes include: Madagascar Vanilla, hedione, cactus blossom, ylang-ylang, pink pepper, black pepper, resins, dark chocolate accord, Ambrox, suede accord.
Available April 2016
Suggested Retail Price: US $245 / 210€ (100ml/3.4oz)
via press release
Michelyn Camen, Editor in Chief