Gardez-Moi - Eau de Parfum 3.4oz by Jovoy
Jovoy

Gardez-Moi - Eau de Parfum 3.4oz



Gardez-Moi is the latest opus to pay tribute to the early days of the House. It was a time when the city’s most celebrated and infamous courtesans and mistresses were showered with tokens of their suitors’ esteem, in the form of a perfume, a passionate plea: “Gardez- Moi” – “keep me”.

François Hénin, an “ambassador” for the many brands present in his Paris boutique, was looking for an incomparable gardenia, one with a potent trail and staying power, that would be like an echo of the perfume worn by Jovoy’s first clients in the Twenties: above all, these were women who wanted to be noticed.

For Gardez-Moi, there needed to be a certain patina, a little 'je ne sais quoi' that only a great perfumer could create, a perfume based on a single flower that many houses have already explored.
  • Top Notes: Aldehydes, coriander seeds, black pepper, cyclamen, tomato leaf
  • Middle Notes: Ylang-ylang, jasmine, mimosa, gardenia, white lily, styrax
  • Base Notes: Virginia cedar, styrax, musks, vanilla, raspberry, oak moss.
  • Olfactive Group: Floral
  • Perfumer: Bertrand Duchaufour
  • Created: 2013