Green madness

Green madness - a perfume of bergamote, absinthe, olibanum and vetiver. A mixture of  sunlight, forest shadows and green witchy glowing. Smell of wild gloomy woods, rustle of  dead pine needles coveryng dry earth and a triumphant melody of growing grass.  Smoke of distant fires, spurts of hot red flame, une fleur du fougere.

Wormwood, green and bitter, burning incense, rays of bergamote, tartness of blackcurrant buds lead to lavender, mimosa and rose petals heart. Basenotes are shadowy,  even dark – woods, vetiver and moss.

Summer is the best time to wear this perfume, be it hot or cool – it beautifully resonates with full of life midsummer.

Wormwood, elemi, cedarwood, frankincense, lavender, roses, cognac, Vanuatu sandalwood, angelica root, vetiver, oakmoss.

Reviews for "Green madness"

Зеленое Безумие (Green Madness) by Anna Zworykina is about hay stacks and citrus, and is a foug?re in the most natural meaning of the way. At the heart of the matter lays lavender absolute: as velvety as it is herbaceous; as earthy as it is ethereal, reminiscent of the last days of summer, where the hay is at its driest, and the sun a tad gentler. An evening stroll in the fields of vegetal death might reveal some hidden life: a wild carnation here, or the regal flowering bulb of sea squills (Drimia maritimia) there, proclaiming the arrival of autumn and the death of summer... And all of a sudden, the burden of the heat began to lift brings relief mingled with sorrow: the bittersweet farewell to summer's perceived freedom (in reality it keeps me sealed indoors even better than the rainy season). And that's how nostalgia is born. Foug?re has a strange tendency to bring on soft memories, yet has strong masculine nature: strong arms rolling bales of hay, working the fields, the freedom and the abundance of sweetness on a balmy summer night. Green Madness has all of that, and also remains a tad quirky, working unusual cognac notes into the heart, yuzu and tarragon into the otherwise lime-centred head notes, and putting accent on woods along the mossy base. It's may not look like a classical foug?re because of the absence of niether coumarin-dominated note at the base nor lavender and linalool notes in the top; but it sure has the overall feel of a foug?re, even if unintentionally (the perfumer-creator categorizes it as a "chypre" but I beg to differ). Technically, I can explain it by the presence of coumarin in both lime and lavender absolute. Also, the Himalayan cedarwood has an affinity with rosewood's linalool-rich personality. As with impressionism, it's the overall picture that matters, not the exact details. There are several other brush strokes of unrelated colours - yet if you step back you'll see that it is, after all, a bale of hay.

Lovely green fragrance. I have never been able to stand green aldehydic fragrances, but this had that sharp, bitter greeness without the (to me) synthetic nausesting feel of the aldehydes. Drydown is a beatiful clean vetiver.