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Lying face-up to the sky, dappled light flickering through the pale green of overhead branches. Balmy Days & Sundays is a perfume about perfect moments on a relaxing Sunday, lying in the grass, breathing the smells of sweet-scented flowers and fragrant leaves. Let your senses be awakened by this elixir of fresh botanical scents. Green notes of foliage and grass are entwined with the sweet scent of yellow freesia, honeysuckle and rose. Forecast: Balmy weather and whispering soft-scented breezes.
Notes include freesia, leafy greens, grass, honeysuckle, rose, mimosa, chypre accent, and musk.
- Ineke Rühland is a professional nose who creates original fragrances in her independent studio in San Francisco. Born and educated in Canada, she moved to Europe in 1988 to embark on a career in the fragrance industry. While living in France, Ineke completed her formal perfumery studies at ISIPCA, the only university-level perfumery school in the world.
She honed her traditional perfumery techniques with sojourns to Grasse, the city that spawned perfumery in France. Ineke apprenticed at an esteemed fragrance house in Paris for three years before moving to San Francisco and eventually launching her alphabetical line in the summer of 2006. An enthusiastic gardener, Ineke derives inspiration from her collection of rare scented botanicals. Her passion for literature, design and the arts are reflected in every bottle. Through original photos, artwork and snippets of verse, Ineke crafts an intimate backstory for each scent.