1472: this date, the earliest in the Histoires de Parfums collection, is that of the first edition of one of the most beautiful and influential works of mediaeval poetry: la Divina Commedia. Written by Dante Alighieri, this work, divided into three books -Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso- is a long metaphor on good and evil, on sin and virtue, faith and faithlessness – more than anything, it is an exploration if not an introspection on the reality of salvation.
Taking a spin on Dante’s masterpiece, 1472 imagines, not an ascent to heaven, but a slow and luscious descent to hell – to discover that hell is the place where gluttony and lust come together in their sultriest form.
Vividly clear, delightfully androgynous, at once sweet and woody, floral and spicy, 1472 is a veritable journey that will take you to olfactory depths and heights in the tradition of Histoires de Parfums' creations.
Details: 15ml, made in France.
Perfumer: Gerald Ghislain.
Fragrance Notes: artemisia, ylang-ylang, solar accord; jasmine, cinnamon, frankincense; amber, rum absolute, benzoin.