This woody fragrance with the biting spices of the South Seas creates that unique comforting sensation characteristic of woody scents. 602 opens on sunny notes of neroli as they meet the spicy freshness of West Indian bay and unleash spicy floral notes. The heart reveals a cold and spicy character with Madagascan black pepper, Somalian frankincense, and Cedar, which sets a mysterious tone. In the base notes, woody essences of patchouli, vetiver, and benzoin resin add smoky hints reminiscent of a spicy fougère scent. 602 is a woody fragrance with spicy touches closer to the woody spicy family than woody oriental. This woody 602, which borders on a fougère fragrance, will appeal to all noses – from the simplest to the most complex.
Incidentally, for all you perfumer spotters out there, this is a personal favourite of renowned “nose” Raymond Chaillan.
What is a fougère?
“Fougère Royale” is a fragrance first introduced in 1882, created by Paul Parquet for the house of Houbigant. Fougère Royale completely revolutionized the world of fragrances and helped to establish modern perfumery as it stands today. Fougère Royale was the first “fougère” ever created. It introduced a new family of fragrances that remains the most popular type of masculine scent to this day. The fougère accord is structured as follows: lavender, geranium, oakmoss, vetiver and coumarin. It smells fresh, sweet and aromatic.
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