Arquiste Parfumeur is launching its 7th fragrance Boutonniere no.7 in November 2012. Created by perfumer Rodrigo Flores-Roux, it is a masculine rendition of a gardenia blossom.
“May 1899, Foyer of the Opéra-Comique, Paris
During the Opera’s intermission, a group of seven young men gather at the Grand Foyer in search of new flirtations. Women of all sorts are lured in by the crisp, green scent of the men’s gardenia boutonnieres, enlivened with the bergamot and lavender colognes they wear. As they draw closer, the “Opera Flower” exudes its elegant masculinity, the last breath of a bloom sacrificed on a black-tie lapel.”
The notes of Boutonniere no. 7 include lavender, bergamot, Italian mandarin, gardenia jasminoides/gardenia citriodora duo, genet absolute, vetiver, oak moss. The perfume will also be available as part of a limited-edition deluxe set, which includes a one-of-a-kind boutonniere and cufflinks. In collaboration with men’s fine jewelry creators M. de Phocas, Arquiste created a special gardenia stick-pin boutonniere, as well as a pair of silk knot cufflinks.
$175; 55 ml Eau de Parfum; $195 Deluxe Limited Edition w/ Boutonniere by M. de Phocas. Arquiste fragrances are available at Barneys New York stores, The Webster (Miami), A’maree’s (Newport Beach), Aedes de Venustas (New York), La Petite Parfumerie (Excelsior, Minneapolis), Saks Fifth Avenue Mexico (Mexico City), Parfümerie Osswald (Zurich, Switzerland), Liberty and Roja Dove Haute Parfumerie at Harrods (London, United Kingdom), L’Eclaireur & Jovoy, Paris, France.
Via press release