Hanae Mori Purple Butterfly by Hanae Mori Perfume.
Among the scents created by Hanae Mori, Purple Butterfly stands out as an utterly feminine and deeply compelling perfume that is light hearted yet complex. Powders and florals mix with fruits and spice, creating an essence that is equally perfect for casual day to day wear or an intimate night on the town. Leading notes are of effervescent oak moss, green wood and bright florals, which are finished and rounded out by a warm, seductive heart of
patchouli and musk.
The internationally renowned Madame Hanae Mori and her iconic butterfly insignia are the inspiration behind this perfumery's inspiring collection of East-meets-West scents. The first Asian woman to display her fashion designs on the runways of Paris and New York, she first opened her modest, one-woman Tokyo boutique in the early 1950s. Later she met with high fashion icons like Chanel Coco, and eventually decided to move her design house to Paris. In 1996 the first line of scents was launched, in collaboration with designer Bernard Ellena.
Born in 1926 in Yoshkia Japan, Hanae Mori is the most internationally renowned female fashion designer in her country. After completing her studies in literature at Tokyo Woman’s Christian College she studied dressmaking and opened a shop in 1951—the first by a woman in Japan. Her work quickly gained attention and in addition to producing current fashions, she was called upon to produce costumes for major motion pictures. Mori presented her...
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