Angéliques Sous La Pluie (2000)
by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle


Angéliques Sous La Pluie information

Year of Launch2000
GenderShared / Unisex
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 253 votes)

People and companies

HouseEditions de Parfums Frederic Malle
PerfumerJean-Claude Ellena
PackagingFrederic Malle
Parent CompanyEstee Lauder Companies

About Angéliques Sous La Pluie

A fresh composition based on angelicas after the rain has fallen.

Angéliques Sous La Pluie fragrance notes

Reviews of Angéliques Sous La Pluie

"tall trees" - Paul Cezanne
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams - part 1
26th October, 2016
I find this to be a good, if rather restrained scent. I had to apply more than usual in order to get a distinct impression of it. Dry, flinty, peppery spice. Nutty coriander and also a hint of cumin. Woody, very low-key. Hint of a mineral note -- presumably the scent after a rain.
Doesn't make a big impression on me but there is nothing wrong with it.
27th July, 2015
Here's an example of how it was and how it is!

These two perfumes are profoundly similar, not so much the result as the approach. The time between one and the other is the real difference!

Angéliques Sous La Pluie (2000) and Voyage d'Hermes Parfum (2012).

The concept is very similar in some ways, a grassy smell while walking in the rain is certainly a memory for a traveler!

The difference, I said, is the time! A clear example of how ambroxan replaces a building of musk and cedar! The fragrance design then is the same: on the one hand juniper and coriander and juniper and cardamom to the other one!
It is the style of the Nose? I can definitely say it was not (in this case) the need of the market!
They're both easy jobs, a bit 'too entrusted to the power of juniper that however vanishes! They do not smell of any drink or of gin, but a lot of alcohol!
One thing that is new in Ellena’s style is a very dirty green note that in the history of his perfumes is unique!

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18th June, 2015
Smells like gin. The good stuff. A dirty martini up.
17th June, 2015
The opening is a peppery floral. It then includes cedar. All of it is done with high quality and balance. I suppose you could imagine this scent after a rainfall. This is another good wood scent that veers towards masculine. There's a lot of competition in regarding cedar so I would sample this one and Voyage D'Hermes. If you prefer floral then choose this one and if you prefer citrus choose Voyage.
23rd November, 2014
"Lost in the rain..."

Like being in the place where a ten ton coriander loaded truck crashed into a pepper storehouse, under a showering rain. The first hour or so is like being on the spot when it happens. The rest (which is not much) is like visiting the place three months later. I love both pepper and coriander, but I think that nearly 150 euros for a fleeting whiff of them is way too much. On the other hand, it has one of the most beautiful and melodious names ever. After all, how many perfumes out there allow you to answer with what could be a lyrical poem's title, when asked what perfume are you wearing?
23rd October, 2014

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