Frederic Malle Portrait Of A Lady EDP


Frederic Malle Portrait Of A Lady is a magnetic and alluring fragrance.

For the powerful and elegant, it is as sophisticated and opulent as the woman wearing it. A rich, full-bodied perfume of exquisite Turkish rose imbued with patchouli and dark, syrupy berries.

  • High-strength Eau de Parfum
  • Lasts up to 10 hours
  • Crafted from the rarest perfume ingredients
  • Designed by perfume icon Dominique Ropion
  • Features notes of Turkish rose and dark berries

This crimson composition exudes unapologetic sophistication and an air of regal majesty. Smokey, mysterious and completely compelling, Portrait Of A Lady is the epitome of olfactive elegance.

To compose Portrait of a Lady, Dominique Ropion made hundreds of essays before creating this olfactory masterpiece which is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular compositions of its author.

A baroque, sumptuous and symphonic perfume that required hundreds of trials to balance such an expressive formula, Portrait of a Lady is undoubtedly the perfume containing the strongest dosage of rose essence and patchouli heart.

Fragrance Breakdown
Top Raspberry, Blackcurrant, Rose
Heart Sandalwood, Incense, Patchouli
Base Musk, Amber, Benzoin

Dominique Ropion composed an oriental rose, based on an accord of benzoin, cinnamon, sandalwood, and, above all patchouli, musk and frankincense. A perfume evocative of sensuous beauty, that attracts people like a magnet. A modern classic.

Named after Henry James' 1881 novel "Portrait of a Lady," Frederic Malle's perfume is a magnetic, intense fragrance that represents heroine Isabel Archer's quest for freedom.

Master perfumer Dominique Ropion concocted this scent with a dominant Turkish Rose Essence and Patchouli heart atop a sensual base of Benzoin, Cinnamon, Sandalwood, Musk and Frankincense. It is, as the brand describes, a "modern classic."

Portrait of a Lady is a modern, elegant and unusual expression of the Victorian novel, its heroine, Isabel Archer, her fate and the quest for freedom. She smells of dark roses, mystical and intense.

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