Posse! I’ve grabbed out my journey of Hermès Cuir d’Ange. I’m unsure why I used to be craving it when there may be a lot different leather-based love happening in the home. Nonetheless, it was the factor that I wished on my pores and skin. My 15ml is nicely over half empty which is each wonderful and terrifying.
Considered one of my favorite Cuir d’Ange recollections is Tara from A Bottled Rose and I at the back of a cab. After going to one of many large shops and hitting the Hermès stand I had sprayed huge quantities on. We’d spent the day with an enormous fragrance crew and have been each exhausted. Languidly Tara regarded over to me and mentioned, “Portia, that fragrance fits you so nicely”. It was a type of lovely, candy, warming moments. So very subsequent probability, in Singapore, I grabbed a journey set with it included.
Cuir d’Ange by Hermès: Hermessence 2014
Fragrantica offers these featured accords:
Leather-based, Violet, Musk, Heliotrope, Hawthorn, Narcissus
How does Cuir d’Ange odor? Effectively, it’s completely named. Like leather-based of angels. Most likely not angel pores and skin however possibly they’ve beautiful tremendous gentle, luxurious baggage to hold their harps and trumpets? Possibly all of them have tremendous cool leather-based jackets with wing slits on the again? Who is aware of, it’s a creative license not an allegory.
Leather-based and violet are an ideal partnership for me. There are a couple of of them within the assortment right here. DIOR Cuir Cannage, CHANEL Misia, Olfactive Studio Chambre Noir, Nicolai Baikal Leather-based Intense and Armani Cuir Amethyste are all full bottles. There are extra however I can’t assume.
Have I used the phrase languorous currently? That’s how Cuir d’Ange smells. None of that tough core, bitchy birch. No oudh. Right here we’re given a gentle, gentle leather-based. It’s nicely worn and beloved. It even carries traces of a signature scent. It’s a powdery floral, hints of inexperienced that has permeated the cover. I can think about it feeling like placing on armour and in addition being a security web, a bit like a childs favorite blanket. It smells a lot like them that it turns into their protected place.
Cuir d’Ange isn’t any beast mode leather-based tyrant. It’s calm, attention-grabbing, refined and comfy whereas nonetheless managing that beautiful austere Hermèssence really feel. Doesn’t have to announce itself, or the particular person carrying it. An invisible defend and reminder how little we have to really feel subtle and delightful. Sure, there’s a spot for the massive weapons however there may be additionally a spot for an introverted leather-based, shared solely with the closest, and dearest.
The above image was taken on our 2022 Bali vacation.
Do you assume Cuir d’Ange may be just right for you?