Fragrance Find - Pierre Herme x L'Occitane Pampoumousse Rhubarbe Eau de Toilette

Pierre Hermé, is known by some as the ""Picasso of Pastry".  In 1997, he founded the company Pierre Hermé Paris with Charles Znaty, establishing himself as the creator of Haute-Pâtisserie (high-end, luxury desserts and pastries using the highest quality and most luxurious ingredients).

In 2015, L'Occitane founder, Olivier Baussan, invited him to compose a collection of scents. The result? Beautifully crafted complex fragrances that utilize both savory, sweet, bitter and citrus elements.

Pierre Hermé, x L'Occitane Pampoumousse Rhubarbe Eau de Toilette Hermé, manages to beautifully balance the two main notes, Rhubarb and Grapefruit.  So much so, that even though this would be considered a "citrus" fragrance, it has so much complexity to it, it's actually perfect to wear year-round.  (It's also surprisingly unisex and will work on men very well).

The element of the Grapefruit that Hermé, focused on is a unique one - the entire fruit, including the slightly bitter white inner skin.  These notes are blended with the very green and crisp Rhubarb, which is often eaten as a fruit (but not often utilized in fragrance).  The dry down on me was just gorgeous - still remaining crisp, but filled with a warm, spicy and woody feel.  I got about 6+ hours of wear from this scent and the silage I would say is moderate.

What I really love about this fragrance is that the blend of notes actually makes it smell like many elements - not just the two main ones: Grapefruit & Rhubarb.  It was just so fresh, feminine and crisp, with beautiful warmth that developed and stayed with me for many hours that I wore the scent.

This is a scent for those of you who just love fragrance and are always on the lookout for something truly different. For those of you who also love perfume packaging, this is a winner too!  With its beautiful outer box color combination and bottle shape it's perfect for holiday gift giving and of course to add to your own perfumes on the vanity. - RLB

Purchase Here: Pierre Herme x L'Occitane Pampoumousse Rhubarbe Eau de Toilette 

*This product was provided courtesy of L'Occitane PR for reviewing purposes.

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