Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Guerlain Idylle Duet in Rose & Patchouli EDP



Guerlain’s Idylle Duet is probably the first eau de parfum that I personally bought for myself. I still recall my gorgeous ex-colleagues who introduced this golden bottle oozing with luscious floral scent at Guerlain’s counter in Isetan KLCC sometime last year. The scent of Rose & Patchouli is captivating and its bottle is undeniably a lovely piece to add on the vanity table so I decided to purchase this EDP. That and the fact that Isetan was having irresistible deals that day (yey!).


Guerlain Idylle Duet in Rose & Patchouli


I’ve been using this for a few months now and it’s such a delightful scent worth talking about. Very elegant, classic and perfect for any occasion. Well, I do wear it to work everyday and sometimes switch with a less luxurious fragrance just because I don’t want to finish it too fast. This Idylle Duet is my choice when attending wedding dinners or hosting wine events. The magic even gets better after a few hours.


Guerlain Idylle Duet comes in this lovely box where the bottle sits like a queen in a specially shaped nook. Not your typical packaging, this box makes presentation of the fragrance more like a jewel rather than a bottle of scented liquid, no? The whole product and packaging is wonderful, which makes it an ideal gift for ladies (attention to boyfriends and husbands there who need gift suggestions!).

 
Guerlain Idylle Duet in box


My half-finished bottle of Guerlain Idylle…





35ml, purchased at Guerlain counter, Isetan KLCC


About Guerlain Idylle Duet Rose & Patchouli
Inspired by Hector Berlioz’s symphony "The Specter of the Rose", Guerlain’s perfumer Thierry Wasser revisits the stylistic exercise of "duets"—compositions created from two floral notes, around a unique bouquet. This trail of musky and woody harmonies was designed to be like the ideal music of love, a floral and mysterious olfactory symphony.


Signature of the Guerlain House, the Bulgarian Rose is here combined with Indonesian Patchouli, for a grand duo—a unique fragrance with a carnal and mysterious tempo. This fragrance, with its original harmonies, exists exclusively as an Eau de Parfum, and is enclosed in a femininely curved bottle, released in limited edition.