UNE AMOURETTE

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Spicy, Woody, Floral

Made in collaboration with international fashion designer Roland Mouret, this “Little Fling” combines spicy cardamom and pink pepper with sensual nuances of Vanilla and Patchouli. Awarded ‘THE BEST Spicy Fragrance of 2018’ by Allure Magazine -- we promise it lives up to the hype.

Featured in The (Almost) Complete Collection.

FULL DESCRIPTION

IS IT A PASSING FANCY, A MOMENTARY CATCHING-OF-THE-EYE, A BRIEF ENCOUNTER, OR SOMETHING ELSE? WILL IT ENDURE, WILL IT LAST FOREVER? DOES IT REALLY MATTER? THIS IS NOW, THIS IS HOW YOU FEEL AT ONE SPECIAL MOMENT IN TIME. AND WHATEVER HAPPENS, YOU WILL MAKE AN INDELIBLE MEMORY. UNE AMOURETTE IS A LOVE AFFAIR - IT WON’T LAST FOREVER, BUT IT’S UNFORGETTABLE. THE NOTES MAKE A COMPLEX STATEMENT, FAR BEYOND THE SIMPLE PASSING FANCY. THE CITRUS OF NEROLI, SPICY AND FLORAL, BLENDS WITH THE SOFT, ELEGANT IRIS. THE SWEETNESS OF VANILLA IS TEMPERED BY AKIGALAWOOD, A SPECIAL DISTILLATION OF PATCHOULI THAT CREATES A WOODINESS. UNE AMOURETTE - A MODERN FRAGRANCE, BUT LIKE ICONIC FASHION OR A PASSIONATE LIAISON, IT’S TIMELESS. THIS IS THE SCENT OF A WOMAN A MAN WANTS TO REMEMBER, AND MAYBE WEAR HIMSELF.

It all began about eight years ago, on a cold winter evening, when Roland Mouret and his CEO Mark Langthorne came to the Etat Libre d’Orange offices, just above the boutique at 69 rue des Archives, Paris. They wanted to talk about a perfume with Etienne de Swardt, our creative director.

Roland was a fan. He wore our perfume, and in a British newspaper article entitled “Little Black Book: Roland Mouret,” he wrote about us: “A unique parfum company that produces the best exclusive scents with a twist.”

On that evening, we talked fashion and fragrance and the possibility of creating a perfume for Roland’s brand. And since we were drinking champagne, incredibly brilliant ideas emerged from the discussion. We were all very excited.

But in the days to come, when we were sober and realistic, we all realized that the time wasn’t right. Etat Libre d’Orange had just completed a collaboration for Tom of Finland, and we were about to embark on another with Tilda Swinton. Following his phenomenal success with the Galaxy dress, Roland was creating more iconic dresses that would become equally celebrated: the Moon, Pigalle, Titanium, and many others.

But we never forgot that remarkable evening and the ideas that came out of it. And it seemed minevitable that we would come back together.

We had so much in common! For both of us, collaborations were appealing challenges. Roland created collections for the Gap and Banana Republic. Etat Libre d’Orange has worked with the Tom of Finland foundation, with Tilda Swinton on Like This, with Rossy de Palma on Eau de Protection, with Mx Justin Vivian Bond on The Afternoon of a Faun. We collaborated to create Attaquer Le Soleil Marquis de Sade, and teamed up with perfume critic Chandler Burr to develop You or Someone Like You.

We both believe in a bold aesthetic, provocation, sensuality. We want our creations to enable clients to define themselves or become someone else. Roland drapes bodies — we drape skin. We use the same words: fusion, structure, magic, eroticism. We both have high profile fans. Roland talks about dressing to undress — and what better way is there to reveal the full power of a fragrance? Not to mention the fact that both our brands are creatively directed by hot, tempestuous Frenchmen.

Etat Libre d’Orange and Roland Mouret. We’re made for each other. Together, we have merged our philosophies, our attitudes and our identities, and created Une Amourette.

— Etat Libre d’Orange

DELIBERATELY PROVOCATIVE.

Une Amourette is a no-holds-barred fragrance. It is not for everybody. It’s divisive. It will corrupt the fragrance category with its subversive positioning.

It’s a scent that makes and leaves its mark.

It is worn first at the pulse point between the thighs. As she moves, walks, crosses her legs…the warmth and friction release an intoxicating burst of fragrance catching the attention of the most primitive sense: smell.

Une Amourette transcends gender. It is neither feminine nor masculine but it connects with the innate desire to take control, to be unique…

And when two bodies come together, the alchemy of skin on skin and scent on skin is unleashed, and the full power of the fragrance is revealed.

— Roland Mouret

Once I had met Roland Mouret, I began to imagine a very sophisticated and dark perfume, black and red. Patchouli and Indole are the backbones in this woody/animal floral. The head notes are brightly opened with Neroli, while Resinoide Iris, Akigalawood and Resinoide Incense form the foundation of this story.

— Daniela Andrier, parfumer

MAIN NOTES

Neroli, Iris, Vanilla Absolute, Akigalawood

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Customer Reviews

Based on 22 reviews
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SARA J.
Can't get ENOUGH!

Une Amourette is so delicious smelling! It's layered and deep but not overpowering. It's sweet yet a touch of "hippie"....I love that it lasts all day too!

H
Heather Rand-McKay
Spicy and mysterious

This is a really captivating scent - I ordered a sampler and it immediately caught my interest. It’s got some musky notes and a bit of spice and is so romantic. I ordered a full sized bottle after depleting my sample. To me, it leans a bit more feminine. I only wish it had a bit more staying power.

M
Meg
All time favorite

Obsessed with this perfume. I just want everything to smell like it always and forever.

J
January Cooper
New favorite

I love this scent!!!!!

M
Melissa A Cousineau
THE ONLY ONE!!!

I got this a while back and I thought maybe it was too masculine for me so I bought the biggest bottle for my brother and he adores it. Then I found myself missing it. So I bought myself my own bottle. It's got to be one of my absolutely favorite sense of my entire 41 years on this Earth!¡

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Customer Reviews

Based on 22 reviews
95%
(21)
5%
(1)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
S
SARA J.
Can't get ENOUGH!

Une Amourette is so delicious smelling! It's layered and deep but not overpowering. It's sweet yet a touch of "hippie"....I love that it lasts all day too!

H
Heather Rand-McKay
Spicy and mysterious

This is a really captivating scent - I ordered a sampler and it immediately caught my interest. It’s got some musky notes and a bit of spice and is so romantic. I ordered a full sized bottle after depleting my sample. To me, it leans a bit more feminine. I only wish it had a bit more staying power.

M
Meg
All time favorite

Obsessed with this perfume. I just want everything to smell like it always and forever.

J
January Cooper
New favorite

I love this scent!!!!!

M
Melissa A Cousineau
THE ONLY ONE!!!

I got this a while back and I thought maybe it was too masculine for me so I bought the biggest bottle for my brother and he adores it. Then I found myself missing it. So I bought myself my own bottle. It's got to be one of my absolutely favorite sense of my entire 41 years on this Earth!¡