Since the time I planned my vacation last month, the thing I was constantly thinking about was how will I take my favorite fragrances with me during the trip while making sure I do not break the bottles or do not lose them or even how to have them handy all the time. Yes, I am referring to my favorites from Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris Aqua Collection, Aqua Celestia Forte (reviewed here) and Aqua Celestia (reviewed here). I was so happy to find the discovery set composed of six fragrance refills of Aqua Fragrance Wardrobe along with the travel spray case in zinc edition of Globe Trotter.
Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris Aqua Fragrance Wardrobe is a collection of six fragrances (6 x 0.37 oz./ 11 mL) inspired by the tradition of eau de Cologne, Francis Kurkdjian dreamed up as many stories about water as there are possible silhouettes of freshness. Aqua Universalis captures the sensation of an airy and luminous floral freshness, while Aqua Vitae embodies an enveloping and sensual woody freshness, and Aqua Celestia evokes the allure of a soft and radiant musky freshness. For the first time, all the fragrances of our Aqua collection are presented together in a Fragrance Wardrobe. On a short escapade or a longer journey, bring along your favorite Aqua, designed for women or men.
Eaux de Toilette: Aqua Universalis, Aqua Vitae, and Aqua Celestia
Aqua Universalis is a fragrance that is quite simply luminous, to be used by everyone, everywhere and at all times. An exquisite sense of freshness in an all-purpose Eau de toilette. The Olfactory description of Aqua Universalis is Bergamot from Calabria, Citron from Sicily, White flower bouquet (lily of the valley and sweet mock orange), Light and musky woods.
Aqua Vitae is the delicious whisper of Aqua Vitae triggers an irresistible craving for tender kisses on the neck. This eau de toilette awakens the senses, tickled by lemon from Calabria, mandarin from Sicily, hedione, vanilla absolute, tonka bean and guaiac wood. The Olfactory description of Aqua Vitae is Lemon from Calabria, Mandarin from Sicily, Hedione, Guaiac wood, Vanilla, Tonka bean from Brazil
Aqua Celestia forms a seamless bond between the blue of the sky and the blue of the sea, forging a path toward absolute serenity. A heavenly freshness tinted with lime, cool mint and blackcurrant, softened by the generous fullness of mimosa blossoms from Provence. A celestial, musk-scented escape. The Olfactory description of Aqua Celestia is Lime from Mexico, Cool mint (Mitcham), Blackcurrant bud absolute from Burgundy, Mimosa absolute from Provence, Musk accord.
Eaux de Parfum: Aqua Universalis forte, Aqua Vitae forte and Aqua Celestia forte
Aqua Universalis forte is The more pronounced version of Aqua Universalis enhances the charm of this sunny freshness. The fragrance’s afterglow, sparkle and intensity are heightened by green bergamot from Calabria, jasmine and rose absolutes from Egypt and Morocco and light woods underscored by potent musk. The Olfactory description of Aqua Universalis forte is Bergamot from Calabria, Citron from Sicily, White flower bouquet, Absolute of rose from Morocco, Absolute of jasmine from Egypt, Light, and musky wood.
Aqua Vitae forte is Bursting with light and heat, Aqua Vitae forte embodies the power of life. This Eau de parfum forges the invisible bond between the freshness of the nights to come and the heat of days gone by.
Its top notes radiate a sensation of freshness while a bright, floral and woody breeze floats indulgently throughout this scented dream. The Olfactory description of Aqua Vitae forte is Bergamot and lemon from Calabria, Mandarin from Sicily, Ylang-ylang
Orange blossom, Tiare flower, Pink pepper, Cardamom from Guatemala, Cinnamon from Ceylon, Sandalwood from India, Benzoin from Siam, Guaiac wood.
Aqua Celestia forte is described as Gazing at the horizon in an ambiance of absolute serenity, you notice a dazzling space between the blue of the sky and the blue of the sea. It widens to allow a sparkling sun to burst forth, featuring accents of petitgrain and jasmine. Aqua Celestia forte embodies the radiance of a fresh, citrusy fragrance. The Olfactory description of Aqua Celestia forte is Lime from Mexico, Cool Mint (Mitcham), Petitgrain Bigarade from Italy, Blackcurrant bud absolute from Burgundy, Mimosa absolute from Provence, Jasmine absolute from Egypt, Musk accord.
To have my favorite fragrances travel with me, I have the Globe Trotter Zinc Edition Travel Spray Case from the house Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris. Globe Trotter is a metal case with a magnetized cap designed in sculptural and uncluttered shapes. It is created to naturally fit in the hand, it shelters the 0.37 fl.oz. perfume refills from the House’s fragrance collection.
I am so obsessed with the Globe Trotter and having my favorite fragrance refills into it depending upon my mood. It was with me during my vacation last month and also perfect to have in my bag at work and travel during the day. The case fits perfectly in the hand and even in the smallest of the travel case. And the size is perfect to keep in the carry on baggage in the plane. It looks so classic, like a sturdy traditional ornament with the logo of the house on the top of the cap. The refills of the fragrance are easy to pop in or pop out. Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris Aqua Fragrance Wardrobe and Globe Trotter Zinc Edition Travel Spray Case are available at Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, and online at franciskurkdjian.com