Patchouli Blanc Van Cleef & Arpels
Feature Description
Main Accords Floral, Woody, Musky
Facets Boisé, Musqué
Brand Name Van Cleef & Arpels
Perfumer Jérôme Epinette
Fragrance Notes

Patchouli Blanc: A Symphony of White and Wood

Patchouli Blanc, a newcomer to the Van Cleef & Arpels Collection Extraordinaire, is a fragrance that whispers of purity and warmth. It’s a departure from the typical earthy, heady patchouli, instead offering a softer, silkier interpretation that feels like a gentle caress on the skin.

The opening is a breath of fresh air, with sparkling aldehydes and the subtle spice of pink peppercorns. The heart of the fragrance is where the magic happens. The patchouli essence takes center stage, but it’s not the dark, brooding patchouli you might expect. It’s been tamed, made more ethereal and airy, thanks to the presence of the queen of flowers, the rose. The combination is simply divine – a delicate floral dance against a backdrop of earthy woods.

As the fragrance settles, a creamy warmth emerges from the base notes of cashmere wood and white musk. It’s like wrapping yourself in a luxurious cashmere blanket on a crisp autumn evening. The overall effect is one of pure comfort and serenity.

Patchouli Blanc is not a loud, attention-grabbing fragrance. It’s a whisper, an intimate secret shared between you and your skin. It’s the kind of scent that makes you feel beautiful from the inside out, a quiet confidence that radiates from within.

The bottle itself is a work of art, a heavy glass rectangle adorned with delicate embossed flowers. It feels as luxurious as the fragrance it holds, a true testament to the Van Cleef & Arpels legacy of exquisite craftsmanship.

Patchouli Blanc is more than just a perfume; it’s an experience. It’s a journey through a field of white flowers, a walk in a sun-drenched forest, a moment of pure bliss. It’s a fragrance that will stay with you long after the last drop has faded, a memory etched in your olfactory senses.