Over thirty years after the very inception of Must de Cartier, the Maison’s In-House Perfumer Mathilde Laurent has worked with Givaudan, the fragrance company that created the original Must de Cartier in 1981, to concoct an Eau de Parfum. Must was composed.
Must was composed in 1981 by perfumer Jean-Jacques Diener as a green Oriental Eau de Toilette. An innovation in the early 80’s, Must was the first ever green oriental essence, while the jewel-like refillable bottle was also the first of its kind. In another first, Cartier debuted the concept of the perfume launch in a spectacular event featuring a disco dance show and fireworks, attended by an unprecedented gathering of the international jet set, all set against the backdrop of a giant perfume bottle – at Château de Versailles, no less.
Must de Cartier captured incomparable freshness in an oriental fragrance with the very green note of galbanum. Marked by a heavy presence of jasmine and vanilla underpinned with the galbanum, Must de Cartier was an olfactory shockwave that shook up the very boundaries of the fragrance world.
Must de Cartier Gold Eau de Parfum is a real beautiful variation on jasmine with the joyous intensity of osmanthus stirring up the legendary sensuality of the Must de Cartier fragrance. A sensuous oriental fragrance with a delicate sweet fruitiness, it is the dazzling reintrepretation of the original, legendary Must de Cartier perfume, that pulses with the decadence of sparkling floral notes of jasmine, blackcurrant bud and a colourful burst of osmanthus.
- Top notes: Galbanum and green leaves
- Middle notes: Jasmine and osmanthus
- Base note is vanilla
Tastefully updated by Cartier, the famous gadroons of the original bottle are now the dominant feature in the original oval bottle, which glows like never before.
Covered in gold, vials appropriate jewellery codes and enter the square meadow scents of exception. Legitimate in this register, the jewellers Cartier and Bvlgari. Cartier Les Must Gold remains more academic. Bvlgari who clearly evokes this universe with Goldea whose iconic Serpenti snake collection wraps itself around the neck of the bottle in the absence of women.
From left to right: Cartier Must de Cartier Gold Eau de Parfum, Bvlgari Goldea Eau de Parfum, Prada Candy Collector Edition, Burberry My Burberry Festive Eau de Parfum (on top), Nina Ricci Nina Edition Or Eau de Toilette, Lalique Or Intemporel Noir Premier Eau de Parfum, Jean Paul Gaultier Le Classique Eau de Parfum Intense.
Prada Candy Collector Edition remains also more academic, but show opulence mastered down the line. Or when the coup d’ éclat becomes wake in bar. My Burberry transposes the charm of the snow globes by replacing the flakes with gold sequins and Barters her gabardine against a node iridescent ribbon.. The coated forms of the ‘apple’ bottle from Nina Ricci, seem to be topped with gold leaf, like those of the strapless dress blade of Jean-Pauls Gaultier’s intense classic
Drapes of timeless gold. On top a mounted black onyx cabochon, while the roundness of the bottle looks like a oversized pendant. From the prestige collection of Noir Black, the Lalique name labeled with a black silkscreen print on gold. Hot Lalique Or Intemporel Noir Premier Eau de Parfum Art Deco sculptural curved bottle comes in a lacquered box, both in-house crafted.
More on these gold fragrances (and others) here on Yakymour, soon….