Luxe Calme Volupté is a recurring verse taken from Baudelaire’s beautiful poem "Invitation au Voyage":
"There all is order and beauty,
Luxury, peace, and pleasure"
In this poem Baudelaire invites his lover to join him to an exotic place where they can live in calmness and peace, still reflecting his decadent aesthetic.
Luxe Calme Volupté is also the name of a major painting by Henri Matisse conveying the same ideas that have inspired Francesca's perfumes: the contraposition of a calm and peaceful character from one side, and sensuous and decadent elements on the other.
This is an elegant yet intense fruity-floral ambery fragrance with fresh and green nuances. A luxurious, opulent scent expressing the longing for a place of sensuous calmness, a suspension from daily worries, a break from human angst.
Francesca created the fragrance during the COVID19 crisis, when she felt the need of offering not a challenging, divisive creation but something which could bring comfort to the spirit, an invitation to connecting to oneself and temporarily forget about the daily concerns.
bitter orange, green tangerine, galbanum, hyacinth, tropical fruits, ylang ylang, orris, benzoin, sandalwood, vetiver, opoponax