Cologne

Sweet & zesty orange blossoms

100

Cologne

Sweet & zesty orange blossoms

100

TOP:
Blood Orange, Bergamot

HEART:
Orange Blossom, Jasmine

BASE:
Musk, Leather

From État Libre d’Orange we were expecting everything but nice. So imagine our shock upon spraying their “Cologne” for the first time: it was in fact nice. So nice, that we felt compelled to keep spraying more, just to relive that initial hit of bursting, dewy freshness. It is like an orange blossom explosion on skin, so sparkling and addictive, and simple. Sometimes only perfect simplicity will do and “Cologne” hits this very spot with ease and joy. The lively start, with the bitter, sweet and sour fizz of bergamot and blood orange it is mouthwateringly appealing, a cross between lemon candies and marmalade that quickly shifts into the pure, floral heart. It stays there for a while, a place of ideal summer happiness, before the soft, clean white musk base with just a tiny smidge of leather starts to gain ground.

And that’s it. Simply nice!

Etat Libre d’Orange (“Free State of Orange”) is a French perfume house founded by Etienne de Swardt in 2006. With a motto of Le parfum est mort, vive le parfum! (Perfume is dead, long live perfume!), the house has quickly established a reputation for its daring and unusual compositions with controversial names and images.

Citing the year of their foundation as “Year Zero of perfumery”, Etat Libre d’Orange drafted a company “Declaration of Independence”, with six articles that outline the company’s creative approach, commitment to high-quality materials, simplicity in packaging and subversiveness of concept. The fragrances are genderless and were initially packaged in identical bottles bearing the company name and logo, though fragrances with distinct packaging began appearing in 2007 with Tom of Finland. The company has partnered with a number of celebrities, including Rossy de Palma, Tilda Swinton and the Sex Pistols to produce special edition scents, and has commemorated Tom of Finland and Josephine Baker with fragrances as well.

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For orders of €50 and under the following delivery charges apply.

Ireland & UK: €4.50
All Others: €12.50

Estimated Delivery Times

Ireland: 1-2 Working Days
UK: 2-3 Working Days
All Others: 4-7 Working Days

All of our deliveries use a signature service.

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