Narcisse noir

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A contrast of light and shadow combining the purity of orange blossom with the understated beauty of sandalwood.

"A mythical fragrance where ambivalent orange blossom meets voluptuous sandalwood."
Jean JACQUES, CARON's in-House Perfumer

La Collection Merveilleuse wears its name well. Combining the gems of our heritage with very contemporary creations, every last detail illustrates the overwhelming creativity, daring spirit, and generosity of our House. Refillable, stackable and customizable, the O bottle is our emblem. Free to be different, La Collection Merveilleuse is the most beautiful expression of French Haute Parfumerie by CARON.

An unforgettable scent, a sulphurous reputation... Between radiance and the detphs of darkness, Narcisse Noir brings together two opposing notes. Fresh and sparkling, the essence of neroli reveals its most radiant facets. An overdose of Mysore sandalwood essence infuses the sillage to exalts the powerful and velvety scent of this precious wood from India. The contrast between the two is radical. Totally hypnotic.

This creation brings together several essences from the orange tree. The floral freshness of neroli. The green notes of petit grain. The honeyed and animalic nuances of orange blossom absolute.

This Black Narcissus is a marvel of sensuality, a double scent that sows trouble!

With an unforgettable scent and a reputation for sensuality, our first major success has become an icon of perfumery. Launched in 1911, it revealed one of Ernest Daltroff’s most burning obsessions: white flowers. For his whole life, our founder was fascinated by these dual flowers, both innocent and untamed, luminous and full of mystery. Narcisse Noir is a memorable confession of those traits. Fashioned like a chiaroscuro, this fragrance is an impressive ode to the two faces of orange blossom. The tiny flower becomes a grand diva! Dramatic and exuberant, it exhibits its immense beauty – but also its darkest moods. This fragrance is a masterpiece of audacity and creativity, a legend at the peak of sensuality. It’s the signature of a feline woman with an untamable spirit. An angel and a demon at the same time.
As our most dramatic fragrance, this masterpiece was sure to please the stars of cinema. In 1947, it gave its name to the English film Black Narcissus, directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. Three years later, on the set of Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder, the Hollywood star Gloria Swanson is said to have required that all the sets be sprayed with her cherished perfume: Narcisse Noir, as you will have guessed. True or not, this rumour has only served to feed the myth, making CARON a legend.

Around ORANGE BLOSSOM Neroli Essence | Petitgrain Essence | Orange Blossom Absolute | Orange flower water absolute | Jasmine | Rose
Around SANDALWOOD: Mysore Sandalwood essence | Haitian Vetiver essence (IFF For Life) | Musks

Our ingredients lists are regularly updated. Before using a CARON product we invite you to carefully read the ingredients list printed on the packaging to be sure that this product is suitable for your personal use.

Combining the gems of our heritage with very contemporary creations, every last detail illustrates the overwhelming creativity, daring spirit, and generosity of our House.

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