Table of contents:
- Chypre perfumes: meaning and the scent of Coty
- The modern chypre perfume: all the best fragrances of this olfactory family
- Chypre perfumes: the best fragrances
The history and meaning of fragrances classified in the olfactory family of chypre perfumes
Chypre perfumes: meaning and the scent of Coty
The history of chypre perfumes began in 1917, when the French perfume house Coty launched the perfume on the market Chypre, a tribute to Cyprus. With this fragrance, Coty wanted to recreate the scents and atmospheres of the Mediterranean island.
In Italy, i chypre perfumes they are commonly translated as "powdery perfumes" creating a linguistic ambiguity. Chypre fragrances, in fact, are not at all talc perfumes that recall the notes of face powder.
There classic structure of chypre perfumes provides a fresh and aromatic opening, with notes of bergamot, a flowered heart to the pink and a fund of oak moss.
Over time, this structure has evolved. Often the top notes have taken on a greener connotation with galbanum, spicy or aldehyde. The flowery heart was enriched with jasmine, while the base notes became more woody.
The modern chypre perfume: all the best fragrances of this olfactory family
THE chypre perfumes represent the timeless elegance of classic French perfumery and today they are much rarer than they used to be.
The new regulations have in fact restricted the use of oak moss and today synthetic molecules are used to try to reproduce that typical base note.
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