CUIR DE RUSSIE
An imperial fragrance
The Russian influence at the heart of Mademoiselle's creations was born from her encounter with the Grand Duke Dimitri, cousin of Tsar Nicholas II. Cuir de Russie, launched in 1927, is the fragrance of wild cavalcades, wafts of Blond Tobacco and the smell of boots tanned by Birch Bark, which the Russian soldiers would wear.
This sensual fragrance reveals the dark and musky scents of balms, Frankincense and Juniper Wood. Fruity zests of Mandarin Orange and Bergamot add a touch of insolence before giving way to the grace and fragility of eternal flowers: Rose, Jasmine and Ylang-Ylang. A "thoroughbred" fragrance with a strong character, it holds within it the ambiguous secrets of femininity...
Available exclusively in the Fragance Boutique at Selfridges London and in the Fashion Boutiques.