"Eau d'Orange Vert is the scent of the Little Prince in all of us" Jean-Claude Ellena
The founding cologne created by Francoise Caron in 1979 and inspired by the smell of undergrowth moist with morning dew, this fragrance has asserted itself as an emblem of Hermes, and stands out for its distinctive freshness. A novella perfume conceived as an explosion of citrus notes with orange playing the central role between zests and leaves, lemon, mandarin, mint and blackcurrant bud. Eau d'orange vert reveals its complexity in a unique sillage comprising oak moss and patchouli.
"Following a path through the olfactory universe of hesperidia led me into a vast world, dotted with surprises, with citrus fruits. Finger lime, Buddha's hand fruit, Eureka Lemon ... so many unusual varieties of citrus appealed to me, but it was the smoky and distinguished black lime that finally stood out as the key note" Christine Nagel.
The striking and explosive variety of citrus fruits combined with the depth of subtle smoky and woody notes of black lime. Eau de Citron Noir offers a unique and paradoxical imprint, a surprisingly persistent freshness which rises to the challenge of tenacity: it is...
Hermes Cologne Collection Eau de Pamplemousse Rose
"A bitter-sweet cologne: freedom in tradition" Jean-Claude Ellena.
The sustained freshness of grapefruit, nuanced with rose petals, endorsed with full-bodied vetiver. With its classic approach favouring the liveliness and freshness of citrus fruit, Eau de Pamplemousse Rose is distinctive for its modern writing style. The citrus theme of this novella, incarnated by grapefruit, takes on a new brilliance when it comes into contact with roses.
Hermes Cologne Collection Eau de Rhubarbe Ecarlate
"I've always loved the duality of rhubarb. A double duality: visual and olfactory. The green colour metamorphoses into red. Starting acidic and crisp, its smell becomes smooth and velvety" Christine Nagel.
With Eau de Rhubarbe ecarlate, Christine Nagel has created her first cologne for Hermes. Unprecedented and bold, more vegetal than citrus it gives us the crisp, acidic freshness of rhubarb made velvet smooth with white musks.