Kate Middleton included this sweet-smelling flower in her wedding bouquet, sparking curiosity about its scent. And we're happy to report that it doesn’t disappoint: Sweet William is bright, warm, and romantic—and as part of the Olfactif Wedding Collection, we think it's an ideal scent for a sunny, joy-filled afternoon. Notes include peach, cinnamon, clove, sweet william, sandalwood, cedarwood, patchouli, and bourbon vanilla. Comes in 75 ml and 15 ml.
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. Read an interview with Ineke or learn more at www.ineke.com.
Sweet William is inspired by the flower of the same name. It's a soliflore, which in perfumery refers to a perfume that aims to capture the scent of a single flower.