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Quand Vient la Pluie



Quand Vient la Pluie is a 2007 release from Guerlain, created by Thierry Wasser, now Creative Director and Perfumer for Guerlain, which was inspired by Jacques Guerlain’s early 20th C. floral masterpiece, Après l’Ondée.

Après l'Ondée, a soft floral, opens with almondy violet notes, pale and spring-like, the scent smells natural and made from the earth – twigs, leaves and blossoms – then touched by soft rain and lifted into blue air. It’s so intriguing, very restrained, and very very lovely.

Quand Vient la Pluie, also a floral, pays tribute to its famous predecessor with similar notes in the heart, but it opens with a vibrant citrus-herbal accord of bergamot and rosemary, green jasmine, and sweet orange blossom, aromatic and swoon-worthy as is dries into the heart. Dark purple violet and heliotrope, haunting and wistful - this is hommage to Après l'Ondée - but this gorgeous floral heart expands, becoming rich, more dark and dense with the addition of almondy praline and hints of cinnamon. In the base, damp earthy patchouli and soft skin-scented musk blend with the spiced sweetness and give Quand Vient la Pluie its lovely bones and curves, transforming it into a lush and sensuous fragrance.

Après l’Ondée is classic and beautiful - pale, ethereal, weightless, cerebral, the epitome of refined feminine sensibility from an earlier time.  Quand Vient la Pluie is contemporary and beautiful - warm, earthy, rooted, and visceral, a scent for 21st C. woman. It's gorgeous.

Notes: bergamot, citrus, rosemary, violet, heliotrope, jasmine, patchouli, praline, musks.

Type: EdP

Parfumeur: Thierry Wasser




Price: $18.00