Van Cleef & Arpels Patchouli Blanc Eau de Parfum Review

Van Cleef & Arpels Collection Extraordinaire Patchouli Blanc Eau de Parfum review

Clean and fresh with a soft earthy tone, Van Cleef & Arpels Patchouli Blanc Eau de Parfum is a cotton white scent that gently envelops the body in a silky cashmere haze. The combination of florals, musks and cashmere blend together, creating the ultimate elegant scent for minimalists; it’s a fragrance that isn’t overpowering, so you wear the fragrance – not the other way around. Read on to find out more about this delicate soothing scent…


This Fragrance Smells Like…

The musky, woody floral symphony opens with a hint of spice: pink pepper and nutty aldehyde which adds a subtle kick throughout the otherwise fresh cottony scent. Rose essence and patchouli make up the fragrance heart, creating an ethereal floral scent that is light with soft warmth. Cashmere woods and white musks add a light earthy feel, giving a depth to the light refreshing scent and an almost powdery dry down.

Van Cleef & Arpels Collection Extraordinaire Patchouli Blanc Eau de Parfum review

What’s The Story Behind This Scent?

Inspired by the calming and soft nature of the colour white, Patchouli Blanc is a poetic expression of florals and silky cashmere, emulating a pillowy soft cloud of white notes. The patchouli essence has been specially curated to use the sweetest, fresh floral elements of the scent to uplift the innocent yet alluring fragrance. Part of Van Cleef’s Collection Extraordinaire, the entire range is inspired by the beauty of nature, creating a unique spin on a natural note – in this instance patchouli.


You Will Love This If…

If you love floral scents but are looking for a breath of freshness, you’ll love the airy minimalist feel of Patchouli Blanc and the delicate inclusion of woods and musk. The silky cashmere is both luxurious and comforting, making it the ideal everyday scent.


This Perfume Smells Similar To:

Like fresh washing hanging on a warm summer’s day, Patchouli Blanc has an outdoorsy feel and a refreshing clean brightness.


Is Patchouli Blanc Unisex?

The delicate airy floral scent has a traditionally feminine feel, though the crisp freshness and musky undertones could be enjoyed by anyone.


What’s The Longevity Like?

Though the scent is more delicate on the skin, it has impressive lasting power as an Eau de Parfum that gently fades throughout 6 hours of wear.


What’s Special About The Bottle?

The bottle has a classic elegance about it, mimicking the scent within. The white square design has beautifully creative touches of painted grey flowers that feel as though they are engraved for a luxurious touch. The black signature rope around the cap is a nod to the Van Cleef & Arpels fragrance heritage, adding a stamp of luxury to complete the design.


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