Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Atelier Cologne - Orange Sanguine

Atelier is a new line of fragrance based on the cologne formula but better. Traditionally colognes were citrus based and used as almost a splash and they didn't have much longevity Atelier has created several new scents and gave them more lasting power.

Atelier fragrances are citrus based but have a 12-20% concentration which is far higher than most modern colognes ( 2-5 %). These are also not simply men's cologne. They are truly unisex .

I have only tried Orange Sanguine so far, but with blood orange , I was bound to love it and it's definitely going on the full bottle list.

Orange Sanguine is a burst of juicy orange immediately, then some geranium comes in and a bit of light woods. Overall it stays true , a tart orange /citrus that's not sweet .

Atelier Cologne is based in Paris, sold exclusively in Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman and was founded by by Sylvie Ganter (who built the brands for FRESH, Hermes and was North American CEO of Selective Beauty) and Christophe Cervasel (founder and former International CEO of Selective Beauty).

Atelier wanted to create scents that echo a mood and a special place. The image above is the postcard provided by Atelier that shows you into the visual scene that they hope Orange Sanguine represents. I don't know about you, but it looks good to me. I am looking forward to trying the other scents as well.

The five Atelier Cologne unisex scents are: Orange Sanguine, Grand Nérole, Bois Blonde, Tréfle Pur, and Oolang Infini .

Orange Sanguine is $ 145.00 for 6.7 oz


On the Glam said...

I love the packaging...

JoElla said...

I was able to sniff all of these and they are fantab! I really covet the Orange Sanguine, and when you see the size of the bottle it is huge, but oy! the price

MyPerfumeLife said...

Orange Sanguine is truly lovely. I've tried it a few times now and just love it more and more. I've only got a sample currently but am toying with the idea of a whole bottle as it will be great for summer.