Bethrothal is a floral fragrance, a "floral bouquet" (i.e. a fragrance comprised of several flowery essences) with a citrus opening which blooms into the floral heart of Rose de Mai and jasmine. Working closely with Roja Dove, much like he did for Hasu no Hana, Shem el Nessim, and Phul Nana, Simon Brooke, the owner of the old Grossmith brand, zeroed into the finest ingredients for their relaunched perfumes and therefore on ‘Rose de Mai’ which is the official name of this rose variety which is specifically grown in the tiny town of Grasse, in France. Heliotrope mixed with ylang ylang and neroli, clean and yet sensuous notes, which recall powder puffs of yore, yet with a modern feel. The formula was inspired by the ingredients and ratios found among the archives of the brand, but the composition is revived to follow modern exigencies.
The modern bottle follows the elegant Baccarat crystal design of the rest of the Grossmith line. In the pic you can see the vintage bottles.
Grossmith Bethrothal will be exclusively made available after the Royal wedding, in either 10ml or 50ml bottles, and may be purchased from Grossmithlondon.com.
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