The Notre Dame Candle pays homage to Frédéric Malle’s early experiences as an altar boy, an episode that, while short-lived, left an indelible mark on his memory – the haunting aroma of church incense. In a testament to artistry and reverence, perfumer Bruno Jovanovic masterfully recreates the ambiance of an evening mass within the hallowed walls of a Parisian church. This fragrance evokes the dry warmth of vaporized incense, a sensory journey that transports you to the sacred, echoing chambers of Notre Dame.
Frédéric Malle’s candles are true works of art, seamlessly merging form and function. Each candle is not merely a source of illumination but also a powerful fragrance diffuser. The wax, meticulously tailored to complement the unique fragrance oil, is lovingly hand-poured around a wick that burns with a clean and precise flame. The candle’s jar is a study in minimalistic elegance, featuring a striking color contrast – pristine white on the outside and a vibrant red on the inside, all encased in matte porcelain. Once ignited, these candles work their magic, weaving an enchanting cocoon of warmth and comfort in any room, transforming it into your personal sanctuary.
With the Notre Dame Candle, you invite the sacred serenity of a Parisian church into your home, creating a space that resonates with the timeless elegance and reverence of Notre Dame’s sacred halls.
- Key notes: Incense.
- Perfumer: Bruno Jovanovic.
- Burning time: 50 hours.
- Vegetal and tallow waxes are used in unique recipes to optimally diffuse each of our scents to their highest olfactory potential.
- Candle wicks should be trimmed on a regular basis to ensure they do not exceed 5mm.
- Scented Candle.
- 220g single-wick candle.
- Place the scented candle on a stable, heat-resistant surface away from flammable objects. Trim the wick to 6mm before lighting.
- Light the candle using a long-reach lighter or match. Let the wax melt evenly on the first burn for optimal fragrance. Never leave a burning candle unattended or near children or pets.
- To extinguish, use a snuffer or gently blow it out without splattering wax. Ensure the candle cools and the wax solidifies before relighting. Trim the wick if needed for a clean burn next time.
PERFUMER: BRUNO JOVANOVIC
Bruno Jovanovic, a distinguished star perfumer at Firmenich, stands apart from his peers in the fragrance world. While many perfumers often bend to the dictates of fragrance distribution, Jovanovic’s approach is markedly different. He draws profound inspiration from perfume classics, weaving their timeless essence into his creations. Jovanovic’s ideas for fragrances, often born as vivid mental images or impressions from everyday life, exude an air of classic elegance. Yet, his true genius lies in his innovative technique, which skillfully modernizes these timeless images. In this fusion of classic and contemporary, Jovanovic crafts fragrances that are both rooted in tradition and pulsating with a fresh, innovative spirit.
Please be aware that ingredient lists may change or vary from time to time. Please refer to the ingredient list on the product package you receive for the most up to date list of ingredients.