Retail price: R3800 (200ml) | R2600 (100ml)
ROSE ANONYME (18%)
She turned the dial until the safe opened, revealing the diamond. She had stolen jewels before, but none compared with this one. She left a single rose and the scent of her perfume in its place for him to find. In a moment she’d be halfway around the world and he would be in pursuit. The chase began again…
Turkish rose absolue and essence (rose: honey-litchi, velvet)
Bergamot from Calabria (citrus: fresh, floral, fruity, tea)
Oud accord (deep, woody, leathery, smoky)
The diamonds’ thief is a woman; she signs her robbery with a scented rose so he could catch her up.
The Cologne Absolue:
An audacious and impetuous rose to dompt.
Available at selected Edgars
stores; Mall of Africa, Sandton, V&A Waterfront.