Aedes de Venustas

Aedes de Venustas Signature EdP - 3.4oz Quick shop
Aedes de Venustas Signature EdP - 3.4oz
Aedes de Venustas Signature EdP - 3.4oz
Aedes de Venustas Signature EdP - 3.4oz
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Aedes de Venustas Signature EdP - 3.4oz

$ 245.00

AEDES DE VENUSTAS honors the past, present and future of perfumery with its first signature scent. Housed in aubergine glass the bottle disrupts classic rules of design with its round and square shape, hinting at the unique construction of the fragrance housed within its body. The circumference of the cap is uniquely positioned and adorned with the AEDES insignia.

A baroque yet futuristic ambience emanates from the skin as soon as the fragrance is applied, embodying the magic that is the AEDES DE VENUSTAS boutique.The mind questions, but the heart knows; a new experience anoints the wearer as it weaves a sensuous spell like no other before it. It is the first touch of AEDES DE VENUSTAS, a touch that will never be forgotten.

The composition of AEDES DE VENUSTAS Signature Eau de Parfum is a world onto itself. There is no trace of the traditional fragrance pyramid. The construction is round, luxurious, voluptuous and addictive. The scents chypre character is pierced at its center with the ephemeral green freshness of rhubarb accord; the axis around which the fragrance revolves, like the wearer emanating its memorable sillage. Embodied and embodying; AEDES DE VENUSTAS Signature Eau de Parfum is the past, present and future of perfumery in simultaneous revolution.

Perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour describes the perfume as a game of supports in an unexpected, even improbably olfactory architecture because the green effect increases while the heavy dark resinous incense and chypre accord is largely deceasing and getting more abstract. On an interesting note many of the ingredients in AEDES DE VENUSTAS Signature Eau de Parfum have been sourced by Bertrand Duchaufour. The ominpresent Vetiver is from Madagascar where Mr Duchaufour himself traveled to meet the farmers and made sure it complied to fair trade practices.

Notes include: Rhubarb, vetiver, red berries, tomato leaf, incense, green apple, hazelnut, honeysuckle.

  • Perfumer: Bertrand Duchaufour
  • Olfactive Group: Chypre
  • Created: 2012

  

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Aedes de Venustas - Purse Spray Quick shop
Aedes de Venustas - Purse Spray
Aedes de Venustas - Purse Spray
Aedes de Venustas - Purse Spray
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Aedes de Venustas - Purse Spray

$ 85.00

A sophisticated purse spray adorned with the iconic Aedes de Venustas insignia. EdP Refills sold separately.

  

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Aedes de Venustas Signature EdP - Purse Spray Refills (3 x 0.25oz) Quick shop
Aedes de Venustas Signature EdP - Purse Spray Refills (3 x 0.25oz)
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Aedes de Venustas Signature EdP - Purse Spray Refills (3 x 0.25oz)

$ 110.00

The composition of AEDES DE VENUSTAS Signature Eau de Parfum is a world onto itself. There is no trace of the traditional fragrance pyramid. The construction is round, luxurious, voluptuous and addictive. The scents chypre character is pierced at its center with the ephemeral green freshness of rhubarb accord; the axis around which the fragrance revolves, like the wearer emanating its memorable sillage. Embodied and embodying; AEDES DE VENUSTAS Signature Eau de Parfum is the past, present and future of perfumery in simultaneous revolution.


Perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour describes the perfume as a game of supports in an unexpected, even improbably olfactory architecture because the green effect increases while the heavy dark resinous incense and chypre accord is largely deceasing and getting more abstract. On an interesting note many of the ingredients in AEDES DE VENUSTAS Signature Eau de Parfum have been sourced by Bertrand Duchaufour. The ominpresent Vetiver is from Madagascar where Mr Duchaufour himself traveled to meet the farmers and made sure it complied to fair trade practices.

Notes include: Rhubarb, vetiver, red berries, tomato leaf, incense, green apple, hazelnut, honeysuckle.
  • Perfumer: Bertrand Duchaufour
  • Olfactive Group: Chypre 
  • Created: 2012

  

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Copal Azur - EdP 3.4oz by Aedes de Venustas Quick shop
Copal Azur - EdP 3.4oz by Aedes de Venustas
Copal Azur - EdP 3.4oz by Aedes de Venustas
Copal Azur - EdP 3.4oz by Aedes de Venustas
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Copal Azur - EdP 3.4oz

$ 245.00

Mayan incense, rising from age-old temples. Lashes of sea spray and whiffs of the jungle where the jaguar lurks… Copal Azur exhales the lush, spiritual vibes of sacred Tulum.

The Muse: Copal, the Mayan incense

Strikingly similar to frankincense, copal, whose name means “incense” in Nahuatl, can be extracted from a variety of trees native to Central and South America. And much like frankincense in Ancient Egypt or Greece, it was burned by the Mayans and Aztecs to “feed” the gods. Today, it is still used in Mexico for spiritual purposes. 
Karl Bradl was drawn to its scent while cycling on the coast of the Yucatán Peninsula through copal-laced air towards the natural reserve of Sian Ka’an, which translates as “Gate to Heaven”. The suave cloud of burning copal whirling over Tulum's bohemian and eco-chic outdoor locales at the foot of an ancient Maya walled city, confirmed his inspiration for Copal Azur.

Just as the Mayan citadel looms over Tulum’s lush beachside paradise, a steep, mineral cliff of incense dominates the olfactory landscape of Copal Azur.

Since copal resin cannot be used as a perfume ingredient, three different extractions of frankincense are used to conjure it from top to base notes, making up an extravagant 30% of the formula.

The vibrant hues of the Mayan Riviera filter through milky, pine-scented wreaths of burning resin.

Blue, for the Caribbean Sea and the limpid depth of the cenotes, the subterranean fresh-water pools that riddle Yucatan: a cool breeze of ozonic and salty notes.

Green, for the lush Mexican jungles: a flash of cardamom glinting in the moist, woody undergrowth of patchouli and myrrh. 
White, for the purest quality of copal and the pristine beaches of Tulum: a lick of almond-scented tonka bean smoothed into creamy notes.

Amber for the Jaguar God of Terrestrial Fire – the fire that burns the sacred copal… Hypnotic, spiritual and forceful, Copal Azur might well indeed open the “Gate to Heaven”.
OLFACTIVE GROUP: Incense 
PERFUMER: Bertrand Duchaufour
CREATED: 2014
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Copal Azur EdP - Purse Spray Refills (3 x 0.25oz) by Aedes de Venustas Quick shop
Copal Azur EdP - Purse Spray Refills (3 x 0.25oz) by Aedes de Venustas
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Copal Azur EdP - Purse Spray Refills (3 x 0.25oz)

$ 110.00

Mayan incense, rising from age-old temples. Lashes of sea spray and whiffs of the jungle where the jaguar lurks… Copal Azur exhales the lush, spiritual vibes of sacred Tulum.

The Muse: Copal, the Mayan incense

Strikingly similar to frankincense, copal, whose name means “incense” in Nahuatl, can be extracted from a variety of trees native to Central and South America. And much like frankincense in Ancient Egypt or Greece, it was burned by the Mayans and Aztecs to “feed” the gods. Today, it is still used in Mexico for spiritual purposes. 

Karl Bradl was drawn to its scent while cycling on the coast of the Yucatán Peninsula through copal-laced air towards the natural reserve of Sian Ka’an, which translates as “Gate to Heaven”. The suave cloud of burning copal whirling over Tulum's bohemian and eco-chic outdoor locales at the foot of an ancient Maya walled city, confirmed his inspiration for Copal Azur.

Just as the Mayan citadel looms over Tulum’s lush beachside paradise, a steep, mineral cliff of incense dominates the olfactory landscape of Copal Azur.

Since copal resin cannot be used as a perfume ingredient, three different extractions of frankincense are used to conjure it from top to base notes, making up an extravagant 30% of the formula.

The vibrant hues of the Mayan Riviera filter through milky, pine-scented wreaths of burning resin.

Blue, for the Caribbean Sea and the limpid depth of the cenotes, the subterranean fresh-water pools that riddle Yucatan: a cool breeze of ozonic and salty notes.

Green, for the lush Mexican jungles: a flash of cardamom glinting in the moist, woody undergrowth of patchouli and myrrh. 
White, for the purest quality of copal and the pristine beaches of Tulum: a lick of almond-scented tonka bean smoothed into creamy notes.

Amber for the Jaguar God of Terrestrial Fire – the fire that burns the sacred copal… Hypnotic, spiritual and forceful, Copal Azur might well indeed open the “Gate to Heaven”.
  • Top Notes: Iris, ambrette, juniper berry, star anise
  • Middle Notes: Leather, oud, clove, rose de mai
  • Base Notes: Incense, woods, musk, vetiver
  • Perfumer: Bertrand Duchaufour
  • Olfactive Group: Incense 
  • Created: 2014

  

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Aedes de Venustas - Limited Edition Candle by L'Artisan Parfumeur Quick shop
Aedes de Venustas - Limited Edition Candle by L'Artisan Parfumeur
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Aedes de Venustas - Limited Edition Candle by L'Artisan Parfumeur

$ 70.00

Escape into a magical world, where the beauty of scent stirs the imagination and evokes wondrous dreams. In collaboration with L’Artisan Parfumeur, Aedes offers an exclusive candle with limited distribution. The luxurious fragrance contained in jewel-toned burgundy glass is a beautiful incantation of exotic Japanese incense intertwined with the softness of leather, balsam and the sensuality of musk. The honeyed bitterness of strawflowers lends a velvety richness to the voluptuous sweetness of precious woods. Open your body, mind and soul. Welcome to the temple! Welcome to Aedes!
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Aedes de Venustas - Limited Edition Room Spray by L'Artisan Parfumeur Quick shop
Aedes de Venustas - Limited Edition Room Spray by L'Artisan Parfumeur
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Aedes de Venustas - Limited Edition Room Spray by L'Artisan Parfumeur

$ 70.00

Escape into a magical world, where the beauty of scent stirs the imagination and evokes wondrous dreams. In collaboration with L’Artisan Parfumeur, Aedes offers an exclusive candle with limited distribution. The luxurious fragrance contained in jewel-toned burgundy glass is a beautiful incantation of exotic Japanese incense intertwined with the softness of leather, balsam and the sensuality of musk. The honeyed bitterness of strawflowers lends a velvety richness to the voluptuous sweetness of precious woods. Open your body, mind and soul. Welcome to the temple! Welcome to Aedes!
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Cellarius Candle by Aedes de Venustas Quick shop
Cellarius Candle by Aedes de Venustas
Cellarius Candle by Aedes de Venustas
Cellarius Candle by Aedes de Venustas
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Cellarius - Candle 6.8oz

$ 85.00

“patina covered bronze, gilded leather and antique star maps.” 
...an old-world astronomical observatory.
  • Top Notes: Spices, papyrus
  • Middle Notes: Rosewood
  • Base Notes: Cedarwood
  • Perfumer: Olivia Giacobetti
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Indica - Candle 6.8oz by Aedes de Venustas Quick shop
Indica - Candle 6.8oz by Aedes de Venustas
Indica - Candle 6.8oz by Aedes de Venustas
Indica - Candle 6.8oz by Aedes de Venustas
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Indica - Candle 6.8oz

$ 85.00

An homage to Jean-Baptiste Lamarck who discovered the intoxication of Hindu Kush grass in 1785”

...mysterious and sensual.

  • Top Notes: Rhubarb accord
  • Middle Notes: Blackcurrant, basil
  • Base Notes: Incense, opoponax, Atlas cedar
  • Perfumer: Bertrand Duchaufour
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Iris Nazarena Eau de Parfum by Aedes de Venustas Quick shop
Iris Nazarena Eau de Parfum by Aedes de Venustas
Iris Nazarena Eau de Parfum by Aedes de Venustas
Iris Nazarena Eau de Parfum by Aedes de Venustas
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Iris Nazarena EdP - 3.4oz

$ 245.00

Mysterious, mystical, sensuous...

With its iris and incense accord, the new Eau de Parfum by AEDES DE VENUSTAS matches the worlds most precious aromatic material with the most ancient. Taking perfumery into the future by bringing it back to its roots: this is iris, reborn.

The rare Iris Bismarckiana is also known as Iris Nazarena because it grows mainly in the mountains east of Nazareth. The uncanny beauty of the blossom, with its brown or purple spots and delicate, bluish-purple veins is the muse of this creation.

The suede-soft petals of the mystical flower are sketched in a subtle sfumato of brown, purple and white, brushed with powdery iridescence. The limpid ambrette, with its pear, rose and musk facets, sheds the tender light of dawn on the top notes.

Rose adds a touch of floral sensuality, while the aromatic, resinous juniper berry introduces the incense theme. The cool, vivid green of star anise conjures the stylized stems and leaves of the flower.

Patchouli and vetiver allude to its roots, driven into dark earth and rock. The sacred smoke rising from the altars weaves its mineral, leather-scented tendrils throughout the development with incense, clove and oud.

This elegant sfumato effect is echoed by the grey velvet box and the smoky glass of the vintage-inspired bottle, crowned with AEDES DE VENUSTASs signature baroque gold zamak cap.
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Iris Nazarena EdP - Purse Spray Refills (3 x 0.25oz) by Aedes de Venustas Quick shop
Iris Nazarena EdP - Purse Spray Refills (3 x 0.25oz) by Aedes de Venustas
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Iris Nazarena EdP - Purse Spray Refills (3 x 0.25oz)

$ 110.00

Mysterious, mystical, sensuous...

The rare Iris Bismarckiana is also known as Iris Nazarena because it grows mainly in the mountains east of Nazareth. The uncanny beauty of the blossom, with its brown or purple spots and delicate, bluish-purple veins is the muse of this creation.

The suede-soft petals of the mystical flower are sketched in a subtle sfumato of brown, purple and white, brushed with powdery iridescence. The limpid ambrette, with its pear, rose and musk facets, sheds the tender light of dawn on the top notes.

Rose adds a touch of floral sensuality, while the aromatic, resinous juniper berry introduces the incense theme. The cool, vivid green of star anise conjures the stylized stems and leaves of the flower.

Patchouli and vetiver allude to its roots, driven into dark earth and rock. The sacred smoke rising from the altars weaves its mineral, leather-scented tendrils throughout the development with incense, clove and oud.

  • Top Notes: Iris, ambrette, juniper berry, star anise
  • Middle Notes: Leather, oud, clove, rose de mai
  • Base Notes: Incense, woods, musk, vetiver
  • Perfumer: Ralf Schwieger
  • Olfactive Group: Wood / Leather 
  • Created: 2013

  

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Mel Mellis - Candle 6.8oz by Aedes de Venustas Quick shop
Mel Mellis - Candle 6.8oz by Aedes de Venustas
Mel Mellis - Candle 6.8oz by Aedes de Venustas
Mel Mellis - Candle 6.8oz by Aedes de Venustas
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Mel Mellis - Candle 6.8oz

$ 85.00

“like droplets of beeswaxfound in ancient ruins, from Egypt to Rome”

...golden honeycomb, bitter rosemary, smoky sweetness.

  • Top Notes: Rosemary, juniper berries
  • Middle Notes: Beeswax, blackcurrant
  • Base Notes: Labdanum
  • Perfumer: Patricia Choux
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Oeillet Bengale - EdP 3.4oz by Aedes de Venustas Quick shop
Oeillet Bengale - EdP 3.4oz by Aedes de Venustas
Oeillet Bengale - EdP 3.4oz by Aedes de Venustas
Oeillet Bengale - EdP 3.4oz by Aedes de Venustas
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Oeillet Bengale - EdP 3.4oz

$ 245.00

A Flower on Fire
A rose that wants to be a carnation, set ablaze by an exotic spice explosion. Red petals turned black by frankincense. Our third release is a fierce, fiery, feral flower.

 

The Muse: A Rose that wants to be a carnation
Though it bears the French name for carnation, the “Bengale Œillet” is actually a variety of China rose, Rosa Indica caryophyllea, bred by the floral painter and botanist Pierre Joseph Redouté (1759-1840). When we found it while leafing through Redouté’s 1824 book of botanical prints Les Roses, we were seduced by the shape-shifting blossom. It is the ambivalent name and appearance of the Bengale Œillet rather than its scent that inspires the third AEDES DE VENUSTAS offering.

When it hijacked the carnation’s name, the rose was playing with fire. Carnation is a flamboyant retro charmer that borrows facets from rose and ylang-ylang. But it has a volatile personality. Add explosive exotic spices to it powdery scent and you’ll start a chain reaction. A bright, peppery bergamot sends off the first sparks. An incense stick sets the scent ablaze. Driven into the heart of Œillet Bengale, it binds the citrusy top notes to the sweet resinous base, acting as the flower’s stem. Or is it the gunpowder-coated metal rod of a Bengal fire?

Black pepper, cinnamon, cardamom, clove, saffron, and an unusual lash of citrusy, herbaceous, gingery turmeric… Spicy fireworks turn the red blossom black. Once they’ve subsided into a slow burn, it emerges to blow a glamorous, strawberry-flavored lipstick kiss. Serrated petals like tiny teeth : being from Bengal, this reincarnated rose is also a tiger, clawing its way into the amber base with animal white pepper. It is then that, tamed by sweet balsams – vanilla, tolu, benzoin and labdanum –, Œillet Bengale curls up with a languid purr.

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Palissandre d'Or  EdP - Purse Spray Refills (3 x 0.25oz) by Aedes de Venustas Quick shop
Palissandre d'Or  EdP - Purse Spray Refills (3 x 0.25oz) by Aedes de Venustas
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Palissandre d'Or EdP - Purse Spray Refills (3 x 0.25oz)

$ 110.00

Palissandre d'Or: A milky light, glowing through wood so polished it turns into silk. 

A smoldering palette of burnt sienna, lacquered red and molten gold… Abstract yet intensely evocative, Palissandre d’Or expresses the quintessence of Alberto Morillas’ style, defined by the master in three words: “Fluidity, transparency and power”.

In this dazzling olfactory marquetry, crystal-clear ambrette – a natural musk with rose, pear and iris facets – brightens rich inlays of cool spices: pink pepper, coriander and nutmeg. Then, as the torrid heat of cinnamon rises, the scent opens up its heart to deliver its secret: a rare sandalwood extract from Sri Lanka. Subtly smoky, rose-tinged and creamy, it is made more luscious still by the milky warmth of copahu balm and a silken patchouli extract. 

A bold trio of cedar essences add structure and texture to the lustrous blend. Clean, bracing Virginian cedar gives it vigor and tempo. The Lapsang Souchong tea facet of Chinese cedar and the Russian leather smokiness of Alaskan cedar – another rare new extract showcased by Alberto Morillas – carve burnished patterns into the fine-grained wood. The scent of Ambrox, an intriguing fusion of warm, clean bark and sun-kissed skin, tattoos the delicate motifs onto the body… Serene and mystical, Palissandre d’Or is a journey into the quintessence of wood.
  • Top Notes: Ambrette
  • Middle Notes: Pink pepper, coriander, nutmeg, cinnamon
  • Base Notes: Sandalwood, copahu balm, cedarwood, patchouli, ambroxan
  • Perfumer: Alberto Morillas
  • Olfactive Group: Oriental 
  • Created: 2015

  

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Palissandre d'Or - EdP 3.4oz by Aedes de Venustas Quick shop
Palissandre d'Or - EdP 3.4oz by Aedes de Venustas
Palissandre d'Or - EdP 3.4oz by Aedes de Venustas
Palissandre d'Or - EdP 3.4oz by Aedes de Venustas
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Palissandre d'Or - EdP 3.4oz

$ 245.00

Palissandre d'Or: A milky light, glowing through wood so polished it turns into silk. 

A smoldering palette of burnt sienna, lacquered red and molten gold… Abstract yet intensely evocative, Palissandre d’Or expresses the quintessence of Alberto Morillas’ style, defined by the master in three words: “Fluidity, transparency and power”.

In this dazzling olfactory marquetry, crystal-clear ambrette – a natural musk with rose, pear and iris facets – brightens rich inlays of cool spices: pink pepper, coriander and nutmeg. Then, as the torrid heat of cinnamon rises, the scent opens up its heart to deliver its secret: a rare sandalwood extract from Sri Lanka. Subtly smoky, rose-tinged and creamy, it is made more luscious still by the milky warmth of copahu balm and a silken patchouli extract. 

A bold trio of cedar essences add structure and texture to the lustrous blend. Clean, bracing Virginian cedar gives it vigor and tempo. The Lapsang Souchong tea facet of Chinese cedar and the Russian leather smokiness of Alaskan cedar – another rare new extract showcased by Alberto Morillas – carve burnished patterns into the fine-grained wood. The scent of Ambrox, an intriguing fusion of warm, clean bark and sun-kissed skin, tattoos the delicate motifs onto the body… Serene and mystical, Palissandre d’Or is a journey into the quintessence of wood.
  • Top Notes: Ambrette
  • Middle Notes: Pink pepper, coriander, nutmeg, cinnamon
  • Base Notes: Sandalwood, copahu balm, cedarwood, patchouli, ambroxan
  • Perfumer: Alberto Morillas
  • Olfactive Group: Oriental 
  • Created: 2015
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Phoenicis - Candle 6.8oz by Aedes de Venustas Quick shop
Phoenicis - Candle 6.8oz by Aedes de Venustas
Phoenicis - Candle 6.8oz by Aedes de Venustas
Phoenicis - Candle 6.8oz by Aedes de Venustas
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Phoenicis - Candle 6.8oz

$ 85.00

“smoldering pine needles and incense ashes”

  • Top Notes: Birch
  • Middle Notes: Cedarwood, balsam fir
  • Base Notes: Myrrh, amberwood, oakmoss
  • Perfumer: Bertrand Duchaufour
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Aedes Digital Gift Card
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Aedes Digital Gift Card

$ 25.00

Please choose gift card amount from the drop-down menu.

Shopping for someone else but not sure what to give them? Give them the gift of choice with our digital AEDES gift card.

Gift cards are delivered by email and contain instructions to redeem them at checkout.

The gift card number can be used online or in-store.

 

 

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Aedes de Venustas - Limited Edition Votive Trio by L'Artisan Parfumeur 3 x 1.2oz Quick shop
Aedes de Venustas - Limited Edition Votive Trio by L'Artisan Parfumeur 3 x 1.2oz
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Aedes de Venustas - Limited Edition Votive Trio by L'Artisan Parfumeur 3 x 1.2oz

$ 65.00

Escape into a magical world, where the beauty of scent stirs the imagination and evokes wondrous dreams. In collaboration with L’Artisan Parfumeur, Aedes offers an exclusive candle with limited distribution. The luxurious fragrance contained in jewel-toned burgundy glass is a beautiful incantation of exotic Japanese incense intertwined with the softness of leather, balsam and the sensuality of musk. The honeyed bitterness of strawflowers lends a velvety richness to the voluptuous sweetness of precious woods. Open your body, mind and soul. Welcome to the temple! Welcome to Aedes!
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Aedes Floral Gift Wrap Quick shop
Aedes Floral Gift Wrap
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Aedes Floral Gift Wrap

$ 19.50

Give your gift the ultimate touch: Aedes' signature floral giftwrap! Our luxurious, black gift boxes are embossed with the AEDES gold leaf logo, wrapped in satin ribbon and embellished with a fresh flower arrangement. 

  • Flowers may vary according to Season.
  • To ensure the freshness of flowers please use Fedex Next Day Delivery Service when checking out.
  • If the gift recipient is located in Manhattan you can choose UBER Rush Service. 
  • We are not able to ship the floral gift wrap via Ground Delivery unless the recipient is within the Tri-State New York area.
For multiple gift wraps please select the according amount.

Please specify the product which you would like to have the gift wrap correspond to in the comment box when checking out.
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Aedes de Venustas Limited Edition by L'Artisan Parfumeur - EdP 3.4oz Quick shop
Aedes de Venustas Limited Edition by L'Artisan Parfumeur - EdP 3.4oz
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Aedes de Venustas Limited Edition by L'Artisan Parfumeur - EdP 3.4oz

$ 185.00

Close your eyes, and imagine yourself entering a mysteriously beautiful world where the magic of scent stirs the imagination and evokes wondrous dreams. The doors to the temple open, and the intoxicating scent of ancient Japanese incense rushes to envelope you, intertwined with the softness of leather. The sensuality of musk, the honeyed bitterness of strawflowers, and the voluptuous sweetness of precious woods draw you further into the depths of the temple.

The spicy and vivacious fragrance, created through the vision and expertise of Bertrand Duchaufour for L'Artisan Parfumeur, retains the woody, Oriental allure of the candle and the room scent, yet includes new facets of spice for sparkle, chypre effect for sophistication, balsam for comfort and leather to compliment and enhance the original fragrance.

Whereas the room spray is a more monolithic scent, meant to be enjoyed in a single harmonic rush of fragrance, the Eau de Parfum evolves on the skin over time, leading the wearer to explore intriguing top notes of bright orange oil, spicy pink pepper, aromatic cardamom and luxurious incense essential oil for a lively, sparkling effect. This is followed by a rich heart of piquant black pepper, rose, iris, verdant cedarwood and incense resinoid, finishing with sophisticated base notes of patchouli, coffee, opoponax, benzoin and treemoss. Everlasting flower, white musk and a hint of vanilla provide a soft and comforting touch. The sophisticated scent vibrates with contrast and excitement, yet comes together in a hypnotic and luxurious harmony, luring you into the seductive landscape of fragrance. Welcome to the temple. Welcome to Aedes!

  • Top Notes: Orange, pink pepper
  • Middle Notes: Incense, black pepper, iris, rose, musk, strawflower
  • Base Notes: Opoponax, leather, benzoin, coffee, patchouli, wood
  • Perfumer: Bertrand Duchaufour
  • Olfactive GroupIncense / Woody
  • Created: 2008

  

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Aedes Gift Wrap
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Aedes Gift Wrap

$ 5.50

Our luxurious, black giftboxes are embossed with the AEDES gold-leaf logo and wrapped in beautiful satin ribbon.

For multiple gift wraps please select the according amount.

Please specify the product which you would like to have the gift wrap correspond to at the comment box when checking out.

 

 

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Oeillet Bengale EdP - Purse Spray Refills (3 X 0.25OZ) by Aedes de Venustas Quick shop
Oeillet Bengale EdP - Purse Spray Refills (3 X 0.25OZ) by Aedes de Venustas
AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Oeillet Bengale EdP - Purse Spray Refills (3 X 0.25OZ)

$ 110.00

A Flower on Fire


A rose that wants to be a carnation, set ablaze by an exotic spice explosion. Red petals turned black by frankincense. Our third release is a fierce, fiery, feral flower.

The Muse: A Rose that wants to be a carnation
Though it bears the French name for carnation, the “Bengale Œillet” is actually a variety of China rose, Rosa Indica caryophyllea, bred by the floral painter and botanist Pierre Joseph Redouté (1759-1840). When we found it while leafing through Redouté’s 1824 book of botanical prints Les Roses, we were seduced by the shape-shifting blossom. It is the ambivalent name and appearance of the Bengale Œillet rather than its scent that inspires the third AEDES DE VENUSTAS offering.

When it hijacked the carnation’s name, the rose was playing with fire. Carnation is a flamboyant retro charmer that borrows facets from rose and ylang-ylang. But it has a volatile personality. Add explosive exotic spices to it powdery scent and you’ll start a chain reaction. A bright, peppery bergamot sends off the first sparks. An incense stick sets the scent ablaze. Driven into the heart of Œillet Bengale, it binds the citrusy top notes to the sweet resinous base, acting as the flower’s stem. Or is it the gunpowder-coated metal rod of a Bengal fire?

Black pepper, cinnamon, cardamom, clove, saffron, and an unusual lash of citrusy, herbaceous, gingery turmeric… Spicy fireworks turn the red blossom black. Once they’ve subsided into a slow burn, it emerges to blow a glamorous, strawberry-flavored lipstick kiss. Serrated petals like tiny teeth : being from Bengal, this reincarnated rose is also a tiger, clawing its way into the amber base with animal white pepper. It is then that, tamed by sweet balsams – vanilla, tolu, benzoin and labdanum –, Œillet Bengale curls up with a languid purr.

  • Top Notes: Bergamot, white pepper
  • Middle Notes: Rose, black pepper, cinnamon, cardamom, saffron, turmeric, clove
  • Base Notes: Tolu balsam, labdanum, ylang ylang, benzoin, vanilla
  • Perfumer: Rodrigo Flores-Roux
  • Olfactive Group: Oriental
  • Created: 2014
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AEDES DE VENUSTAS

Aedes de Venustas - Eau de Parfum Discovery Set (3 x 0.25oz)

$ 110.00

A selection of three exquisite fragrances.

The mind questions, but the heart knows;  a new experience anoints the wearer as it weaves a sensuous spell like no other before it.  It is the first touch of AEDES DE VENUSTAS, a touch that will never be forgotten…

The set includes three iconic Aedes de Venustas creations:

 

 

IRIS NAZARENA  Mysterious, mystical, sensuous…The rare Iris Bismarckiana is also known as Iris Nazarena because it grows mainly in the mountains east of Nazareth. The suede-soft petals of the mystical flower are sketched in a subtle sfumato of brown, purple and white, brushed with powdery iridescence. The limpid ambrette, with its pear, rose and musk facets, sheds the tender light of dawn on the top notes. 

Notes include:  Iris, ambrette, rose, juniper berry, star anise, patchouli, vetiver, leather, clove, oud, frankincense.

 Composed in New York in 2013 by Perfumer Ralf Schwieger.  Made in France. Fragrance Foundation Award 2014 «Perfume Extraordinaire» Winner. 

 

 OEILLET BENGALE  A rose that wants to be a carnation… This flamboyant retro charmer that borrows facets from rose and ylang-ylang has a volatile personality. Add explosive exotic spices to it powdery scent and you will start a chain reaction.  

Notes include: Bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, clove, rose, saffron, turmeric, amber, white pepper, vanilla, tolu, benzoin, labdanum.

Composed in New York in 2014 by Perfumer Rodrigo Flores. Made in France.

 

 

 

COPAL AZUR Hypnotic, spiritual and forceful… Just as the Mayan citadel looms over Tulum’s lush beachside paradise, a steep, mineral cliff of incense dominates the olfactory landscape and opens the “Gate to Heaven”. Since copal resin cannot be used as a perfume ingredient, three different extractions of frankincense are used to conjure it from top to base notes, making up an extravagant 30% of the formula. 

Notes include: Incense, salt, cardamom, patchouli, myrrh, tonka bean, amber.

Composed in Paris/Grasse in 2014 by Perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour. Made in France.

 

 

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