Designed with the atmosphere in mind, or rather the beauty that comes from shadows and light, illusions and illuminations, eeriness and celestial transcendence, these two fragrances by Giorgio Armani Privé are an ode to the dichotomy of nature and the beauty of Iris.
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The two unisex, special edition scents, Sable Or and Sable Fumé, are olfactory imaginations of sabbia, an Italian word meaning sand. Taking on this contemporary idea of texture, darkness and radiance, Sable Or conjures a golden aura by way of Concrète d'Iris Pallida Florentina, warm notes of cocoa, violet and a gorgeous blend of benzoin, tonka bean and bronzed sandalwood.
Whereas Sable Fumé is inspired by dusk, the iris flower is given a new smokier, opulent emotions through notes of frankincense, ambroxan, white resin frankincense and crystalline benzoin. Like a cool, dusky beach breeze, the result is exquisitely refreshing.
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Luxurious, beautiful and incredibly opulent, there are only 1000 bottles in existence, making them the height of couture perfumerie.
Giorgio Armani Privé Sable Or and Sable Fumé eau de perfumes, are available Sunday, June 21, $888, armanibeauty.com