Cabotine Eau Vivide by Parfums Gres Perfume. Cabotine Eau Vivide is an aquatic floral perfume for women, released in 2013.
The top notes of lemon, freesia and black currant open the fragrance with refreshing qualities. The middle notes are comprised of sea accords, lily of the valley and rose in the heart. Base notes of white cedar, peach and musk join together in the finish for an aroma with moderate longevity and moderate sillage. Richard Ibanez is the nose behind this feminine perfume aimed
at romantic young women with an air of dreaminess.
Madame Gres founded Alex Couture in 1934 in Paris, and later spread to fragrances to establish Parfums Gres. The brand became known for the elegant gowns Madame Gres created, and she carried that elegance over to perfumes. The first fragrance was introduced in 1958, called Cabochard. The perfume house was sold in 1982 and is currently located in Switzerland. Perfumers who have collaborated with the brand include Christine Nagel and Benoist Lapouza, among others.
The little girl known as Alix Barton— born Germaine Emilie Krebs—with dreams of being a sculptor or ballerina, entered the world of fashion as a hat-maker and then set her sights on couture. Madame Grès, as she was fondly known and admired, designed women’s clothes like art, sculpting fabric on the model’s body—her childhood dream unfolding—and dancing among the silks and chiffons of her evening dresses. In 1942, she adopted the name GRÈS, an...
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