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Gres Cabochard EDT 100ml

$159.00

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Product Description

Cabochard is a fragrant image of Alix Gres. Even the name, chosen by Madame Gres herself (in French Cabochard means 'stubborn' or 'headstrong') reflects her free spirit and will. Cabochard was created after Madame Gres' trip to India. She described a beautiful perfume to the young perfume creator Guy Robert – very flowery, rich like tuberose yet softer, contrasted by fresh, slightly green note. It was a water hyacinth! After several trials, Madame Gres recognized her perfume. It was light and floral. However, the trend dictated intensive and strong chypre (Tabac Blond (1919), Cuir de Russie (1924), Scandal (1933), Bandit (1944)), so Madame Gres decided to launch two perfumes at the same time: floral Chouda and leather chypre Cabochard, created by Bernard Chant with IFF.

Cabochard was launched in 1959 and instantly became very popular; Madame Gres said that it reminded her of her walks along the long and empty beaches of India: sharp freshness of the morning air, warmth of sandalwood, a touch of flower and comfort of the sea breeze.

A couple of months after it was created the production of Chouda was suspended. The delivered 5 liters of the perfume was most probably worn by Madame Gres herself.

The first bottle of Cabochard was very plane and simple (Madame Gres wanted to minimize the costs), with pharmaceutical top and a grey bow. The Chouda bottle had a green bow.
By information of Parfums Gres

Perfume Pyramid

Top Notes
Aldehydes Spices Fruity Notes Asafoetida Tarragon Lemon Sage

Middle Notes
Orris Root Jasmine Ylang-Ylang Rose Geranium

Base Notes
Leather Sandalwood Amber Patchouli Musk Coconut Oakmoss Vetiver Tobacco

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  1. waft in a feminine scent

    Posted by Vee on 4th May 2012

    I have been wearing this divine essence for nearly 30 years. It is pure magic for me. Sophisticated as opposed to overpowering this subtle but strong perfume makes me feel fabulous

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