SOUS LE MANTEAU

SOUS LE MANTEAU

Unashamedly sensual, invoking centuries of lovers.

Literally, Sous Le Manteau is “under the cloak.” It references the secret love potions once banned and hidden within the austere exteriors of monasteries and cloisters. Looking deeper, however, their evocative, aphrodisiac scents suggest what else you would find underneath: bare skin, senses, self.

Both inspired by and infused with pleasures of the flesh, their “elixirs d’amour” are a celebration of the senses in and of themselves, a hedonistic, epicurean journey into what entices, thrills and lingers with us. An homage to desire.

Uncovering ancient fragrance “recipes,” which had been transcribed into apothecary books in the 19th century, founder Olivia Bransbourg set out to create perfumes as if they, too, had been banned for their sensuality. Together with renowned perfumer Nathalie Feisthauer, she translated the timeless formulas for modern perfumery, creating a collection of five authentic “love potions” from throughout the centuries.

“This is genius: when you see the unspeakable.” 

- Olivia Bransbourg 

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TOM FORD

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THE PHLUID PROJECT

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RENÉE FLEMING

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CHER

CHER

FLEUR DE POINT

FLEUR DE POINT

SCENT-ORGANIX

SCENT-ORGANIX

LE JARDIN RETROUVÉ

LE JARDIN RETROUVÉ

SCENT OPERA

SCENT OPERA

NATALIE DYLANA

NATALIE DYLANA

CHER EAU DE COUTURE INTERVIEW

CHER EAU DE COUTURE INTERVIEW

IDEO PARFUMERS

IDEO PARFUMERS

AKRO

AKRO

ARQUISTE

ARQUISTE

ATELIER OBLIQUE

ATELIER OBLIQUE

COMPTOIR SUD PACIFIQUE

COMPTOIR SUD PACIFIQUE

CREED

CREED

GOUTAL

GOUTAL

ROOS & ROOS

ROOS & ROOS

TADASHI SHOJI

TADASHI SHOJI

TERRES D'AFRIQUE

TERRES D'AFRIQUE

AMOUAGE

AMOUAGE

ULRICH LANG NEW YORK

ULRICH LANG NEW YORK

KIND BUD

KIND BUD

CARLOS HUBER, FOUNDER OF ARQUISTE

CARLOS HUBER, FOUNDER OF ARQUISTE

SHOVAL SHAVIT SHAPIRO, FOUNDER OF AMKIRI VISUAL FRAGRANCE

SHOVAL SHAVIT SHAPIRO, FOUNDER OF AMKIRI VISUAL FRAGRANCE

LUDMILA BITAR, CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF IDEO PARFUMEURS

LUDMILA BITAR, CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF IDEO PARFUMEURS

OLIVIA BRANSBOURG, FOUNDER OF SOUS LE MANTEAU

OLIVIA BRANSBOURG, FOUNDER OF SOUS LE MANTEAU

CHANTAL ROOS, MASTER PERFUMER OF ROOS & ROOS

CHANTAL ROOS, MASTER PERFUMER OF ROOS & ROOS

MARIO ANDRES LOMBARDO, MASTER PERFUMER OF ATELIER OBLIQUE

MARIO ANDRES LOMBARDO, MASTER PERFUMER OF ATELIER OBLIQUE

OLIVIER CRESP, MASTER PERFUMER OF AKRO

OLIVIER CRESP, MASTER PERFUMER OF AKRO

SUSTAINABLE FRAGRANCE

SUSTAINABLE FRAGRANCE

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HOW TO APPLY PERFUME

HOW TO APPLY PERFUME

TYPES OF PERFUME

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TOP, MIDDLE AND BASE NOTES: THE FRAGRANCE ACCORDS, EXPLAINED

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HOW LONG DOES PERFUME LAST?

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THE NOTES EXPLAINED: WOOD

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PERFUME & BODY CHEMISTRY

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THE MOST ICONIC FRAGRANCES OF ALL TIME

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EDITOR’S LETTER

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NATURAL BEAUTY

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