Seven Veils

Seven Veils

2011 Creation
Mixed Gender
Oriental - Floral Olfactory groups

Olfactory pyramid

Base Notes : Vanilla, Sandalwood
Seven Veils
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Description

Seven Veils opens with a pairing of carrot seed (a slightly irisy note) and hot pepper, as well as an almost liquory note. The alliance of spicy and floral tonalities in the heart grants the fragrance a carnation impression. The intensely vanilla, lightly powdery close is softened with sandalwood.

At a glance

A spicy-vanilla dance

History

In-the-know brand Byredo ‘unveils’ Seven Veils, a spicy-oriental scent that is floral and powdery, too. Ben Gorham, Byredo’s founder, got his inspiration from the Biblical tale of Salome and her Dance of the Seven of the Seven Veils. Warm and sensual, the name refers to the art of seduction that Salome indulged in… going so far as to demand a man’s head on a tray in exchange for a single dance. For her or for him. For more info: www.byredo.com

Range

Eau de Parfum 1.7 and 3.4 oz.

Bottle

You’ll recognize the house’s signature bottle, a sleek, uncluttered cylinder with a black cap.

  • No rate for this perfume 09 march 2014

    I do like the name "Seven Veils."

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  • Perfume unappreciated 04 may 2013

    I'm sorry but I disagree with the description of carrot seed as smelling like iris. I have smelled it and pure - it smells like a carrot with actual dirt still on it. Very raw earth. It can smell nice in a perfume if balanced well with correct raw ingredients. Jamaica pepper and bay and liqueur in the mix make me think a stew is brewing here. Not inspired.

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  • No rate for this perfume 05 april 2013

    Je ne suis pas sur d'adhérer avec les notes de carotte et de piment mais j'aime les fragrances particulière et unique et je suis curieuse de nature donc il serait intéressant de le sentir.....

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  • No rate for this perfume 05 march 2013

    Une gourmandise à consommer sans modération! Un sillage enveloppant de douceur et qui invite à la tentation. Ça sent un peu le café, sur un fond vanillé et légèrement boisé! C'est extra!

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