For those who want to know the real Oud.
Natural perfumery is like jewellery, because dealing with real olfactory jewels. Oud is a star in the constellation of noble raw materials.
Oud Caravan N° 3 is the last and final version of the Oud Caravan project. A rich, lushful fantastic Oud.
It is an authentic Oud, wild and full fledged, hose animalic notes have been at last tamed.
Real Oud is not a perfume for all. It is not an easy scent to wear, you must have a lion’s heart. He is somehow like the mythical Dragon, if your inner force is too weak you will not bear it.
In the Oud Caravan N°3 the Dragon has been briddled and saddled, made ready for you to ride him.
Oud is the perfume of the Bedouin princes of the desert. I have tempered with exotic fruitty notes the aspect of excessive power that caracterize the head notes of a good Oud.
A good Oud must be excessively powerful and long lasting. The initial heaviness is a natural characteristic of a quality Oud but the beauty of this essence is in its heart and end notes.
The head notes of Oud have to be overcome by the wearer and not all have the energy for that, but thesse notes are indeed those who give the greatest joy to the real Oud lover.
My aim was to smooth and temper the initial notes and to control their energy in order to make the scent real Oud accessible to a greater number.
Oud is comparable to the date tree of the Arabs, difficult to climb because of the dangerous needles of its leaves, but when you overcome this, you reach a treasure of sweetness, the ripe fresh dates.
It is more easy to enjoy the date tree sitting under its shade than by climbing it and eating its dates, likewise it is more easy to smell the sillage of a prince wearing real Oud than to wear it oneself.
Oud Caravan N° 3 is like a date tree where the leaves have been cleaned of their sharp needles so that the treasure of sweetness of the fresh dates is easily at hand.
THE 3 VERSIONS OF OUD CARAVAN
Oud caravan N° 1
Oud caravan N° 2
Oud Caravan N° 3
Oud Caravan interview on Cafleurebon
Oud Caravan interview on Eiderdownpress blog
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