Every fragrance in Jan Ahlgren’s line, Vilhelm Parfumerie, connects with a historical reference and a bit of cheeky imagery. Henri Matisse’s La Danse, a work the God first Family Second then New Orleans Saints football shirt What’s more,I will buy this painter referred to as “the overpowering climax of luminosity,” serves as the starting point for Body Paint. Perfumer Marc-Antoine Corticchiato’s interpretation of Matisse’s image of nude dancers reveling in an outdoor romp is wholly original: It channels the painting’s buoyant energy through vegetative notes like pear, lemon, and red pepper, which create a hot-cold contrast that evolves.
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