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And the World is Yours is a 2018 limited edition extrait de parfum from A Lab on Fire, and it was created by Dominique Ropion. 

A word about  A Lab on Fire:

In 2011 wrote about their first fragrance, L’Anonyme by Olivier Polge. A minimalist, almost spiritual kind of fragrance that can be worn by anyone, it was a huge success for the little niche company, a company which started with the premise of making glamorous high-quality perfumes and selling them for realistic prices – see Prices are higher now but still reasonable, and the line includes twelve fragrances, all created by top-notch noses. Note: ALOF announced it will relaunch L’Anonyme in Fall 2019.

Which brings me to Dominique Ropion:

Dominique Ropion creates perfumes in the classic style – lush, dense, elegant, feminine, all with sillage to die for as well as great staying power. They are perfumes that truly are worth every penny, since a single spritz is nearly always enough, a bottle lasts a long time. We own several of his fragrances for Frederic Malle - Carnal Flower,Géranium pour MonsieurUne Fleur de CassieVetiver Extraordinaire  - as well as the extraordinary Kenzo Jungle L’Éléphant, and Lalique Le Parfum

And The World is Yours, an extrait de parfum, is the newest Ropion classic. It’s based on neroli, the oil produced from the blossom of the bitter-orange tree. The scent of neroli is sweet, honeyed and somewhat metallic with green and spicy facets. Ropion has captured all of this orange blossom perfection, layering it with balsamics, florals and spices to make ATWY a spectacular fragrance.  It is alternately spicy, mouth-watering, sweet, honeyed, lush, creamy and billowy, airy and green with bottomless depth. It is feminine, chic, and sexy.

The opening is dense juicy orange with spicy green notes, an insanely gorgeous neroli note. It becomes defiantly seductive into the heart, warming into a golden honeyed accord, delicious orange blossom layered with creamy florals - spicy rose and heliotrope with its cherry almond facets - plus musky vanilla and tonka notes. Into the drydown, And The World is Yours becomes radiant, undeniably and sublimely feminine. After another hour or so, sandalwood and tolu balsam add a resinous quality that makes the fragrance feel airy and unrestrained, with no boundaries, endless. I woke the next morning with the addictive aroma still on my wrists, which made me smile.

And The world Is Yours was inspired by the iconic photograph of Faye Dunaway by the pool of the Beverly Hills Hotel, taken by famed English photographer Terry O’Neill the morning after she won the Oscar for her performance in Network. It shows her draped in a chair, exhausted, staring into the distance, surrounded by newspapers, still basking in the glow of her success, perhaps contemplating what comes next. Ropion's fragrance fully captures this poignant moment in her life.

Notes:Neroli, cumin, orange blossom absolute, rose, heliotrope, sandalwood, vanilla pod CO2, tonka absolute, tolu balsam

Type: Extrait de Parfum

Parfumeur: Dominique Ropion




Price: $6.00