L’Air du Temps Eau Sublime, Nina Ricci’s latest solar femininity
L’Air du Temps is a timeless fragrance that has forever marked the history of Nina Ricci perfumery. Indeed, it made its appearance after the war, in 1948. Its ambition was then to symbolize the found peace and the desire for freedom of women. Over time, it has established itself and endured without ever taking a wrinkle. Also, in the continuity of this olfactory myth, Nina Ricci decided to create a new variation for it. L’Air du Temps Eau Sublime appears to be a revolutionary composition, both solar and luminous. This pays homage to a legend of perfumery while taking on an absolutely radiant modernity.
Nina Ricci’s new bottle
When it was first marketed in 1948, L’Air du Temps was presented in a bottle in the shape of an oval sun. This then expressed the freedom and daily joy of all of Paris in the aftermath of the war. He had a fluid and radiant figure. What is more, a dove was engraved on its cork as a symbol of peace. Nevertheless, in the early 1950s, Nina Ricci expressed the wish to modify this container. For this, she called on the talented glassmaker Marc Lalique. It was he who imagined the iconic bottle that we all know from L’Air du Temps.
It is a kind of crystal whirlpool on which flies a couple of two chiseled doves. The whole then forms a kind of allegory of love and tenderness. Thus, the container of L’Air du Temps very quickly appeared to be a strong and universal message. Today, it has therefore been readapted without changing its original meaning. On the occasion of the release of L’Air du Temps Eau Sublime, Nina Ricci simply covered her old bottle with a gold lacquer. Thus, it appears more radiant and prestigious than ever. It alone announces all the exceptional know-how it contains.
The floral and spicy scent of L’Air du Temps Eau Sublime
Likewise, on the scent side, L’Air du Temps Eau Sublime retains the heritage of its predecessor.. As such, he always places the carnation at the center of his composition. This flower is very popular with perfumers for its many facets. In addition, it is at the same time floral, rosy and spicy. It even recalls in certain points the clove. For more dynamism, L’Air du Temps Eau Sublime is also refreshed with an accord of yuzu, a small Japanese citron whose bark and juice are very fragrant. This dazzling departure then gives way to a concentrate of white flowers. This olfactory family typical of men’s perfumery consists mainly of flowers with white petals. The latter are renowned for their carnal and sensual envelope. Here they are dominated by the presence of tuberose, a flower that is both honeyed, waxy and hot. Finally,