Or Et Noir by Caron Perfume. A floral, aromatic fragrance for women, Or Et Noir translates to “Gold and Black.” It is a heady, complex concoction of
sumptuous flowers and earthy ingredients. Top notes of Bulgarian rose, Taif rose and geranium bloom sweetly and linger on your skin. Heart notes of rose, lily and carnation add to the floral bouquet, contributing a slightly herbal accord. Base notes of oak moss, amber and assorted woods give the fragrance its smoky, smoldering finish, a foundation
that perfectly balances the intoxicating floral top notes. With its moderate longevity and enormous sillage, the perfume is popular among women for wear in the fall and winter. Prepare to fall in love with this sensual fragrance.
Released in 1949 by French fragrance house Caron, the perfume is the creation of nose Michel Morsetti. The Frenchman was the assistant to the company’s founder Ernest Daltroff. The perfume is his aromatic homage to Daltroff and the fragrance house’s tradition.
Caron is a French perfume house founded in 1904 by Ernest Daltroff who, without any formal training in perfumery, created one of the most successful houses in fragrance history. Hired in 1906 to be the company’s artistic adviser, Felicie Wanpouille, a former dressmaker, was responsible for bottle and package design. It was Wanpouille who ran Caron when Daltroff, who was Jewish, fled to the United States to escape persecution. Daltroff never...
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