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Perfume, with its ability to transport us to different times and places, has long been regarded as a form of olfactory art. It is an embodiment of luxury, sophistication, and personal expression. In the realm of high-end fragrances, Hermès stands as a true titan, and their Eau des Merveilles collection is a testament to their commitment to quality and creativity.

Eau des Merveilles, which translates to “Water of Wonders,” is a fragrance collection that takes inspiration from the enchanting world of fairy tales. It is a testament to the magical and surreal, the unknown and the mesmerising. The collection, launched in 2004, has since expanded to include a variety of interpretations and flankers, each with its unique charm. What sets the Eau des Merveilles collection apart is its ability to cater to a wide range of preferences.

PerfumeReleaseFragrance Notes
Hermès Eau des Merveilles Eau de Toilette2004Amber, Orange, Fir, Vetiver
Hermès Elixir des Merveilles2006Resin, Orange, Patchouli, Incence
Hermès L’Ambre des Merveilles2012Amber, Vanilla, Patchouli
Hermès Bleue des Merveilles2016Sea Notes, Woody, Patchouli
Hermès L’Ombre des Merveilles2020Black Tea, Incense, Tonka Bean

The Hermès Eau de Merveilles fragrance range can be found in the UK at LOOKFANTASTIC (use code LFTFSOKI for 21%o off). In the US they can be found at Nordstrom, Bergdorf Goodman, Macy’s and Saks Fifth Avenue. In Australia they can be found at Myer.

Hermès Eau des Merveilles Eau de Toilette

The original Hermès Eau des Merveilles Eau de Toilette is a captivating and enchanting blend of citrus, amber, and woody notes. It strikes a balance between the fresh zest of orange and the warmth of ambergris, creating a fragrance that is both timeless and contemporary. It is a scent that defies categorisation, making it suitable for both men and women who appreciate the allure of the mysterious.

Hermès L’Ombre des Merveilles

Hermès L’Ombre des Merveilles is characterized by a warm, woody, and oriental aroma. he fragrance opens with balsamic notes, which give it a rich and resinous quality. You may detect the warmth of benzoin and the earthy depth of woody notes like cedar. Incense and tonka bean adds a sensual and sweet undertone to the scent, contributing to its oriental character. L’Ombre des Merveilles has an enigmatic quality to it, making it suitable for evening wear or special occasions. It’s a fragrance that can be described as both alluring and mysterious, appealing to those who appreciate complex, sophisticated scents.

Hermès Elixir des Merveilles

The Hermès Elixir des Merveilles variation adds a richer, more intense dimension to the original, with notes of patchouli and balsamic resins. It is a deep and indulgent scent, perfect for those seeking a more opulent experience. There are gourmand qualities in this perfume; with hints of caramel and a touch of vanilla. These elements create a sweet and delectable facet.

Hermès L’Ambre des Merveilles

L’Ambre des Merveilles Amber lovers will be drawn to this variant, which explores the warmth and sensuality of amber in a beautifully balanced composition. It’s a fragrance that exudes sophistication and comfort.

Hermès Bleue des Merveilles

A more recent addition, Hermès Bleue des Merveilles introduces marine and aquatic elements, evoking the freshness of the sea. It’s a vibrant and invigorating scent, ideal for those who appreciate a touch of oceanic mystique.

In conclusion, Hermès’ Eau des Merveilles perfumes are a testament to the brand’s dedication to the art of fragrance. They invite us to explore the mystical and enchanting, capturing the essence of a world where wonder knows no bounds. Whether you are a seasoned perfume connoisseur or a newcomer to the world of luxury fragrances, Eau des Merveilles offers a scent that is sure to captivate your senses and transport you to a world of magic and marvels.

Soki London

Sophie is the perfume enthusiast behind Soki London. She reviews the latest perfumes and entire perfume ranges on her YouTube channel and website.