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Retired Scent Library Descriptions

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Here are the fragrance descriptions for original house blends retired on 7/1/22. The perfume clearance listing can be found here.

Black Mass

Black Mass begins with the foundation of a classic temple incense inspired by Catholic High Mass. Woody frankincense and heady myrrh evoke high stone arches, stained glass and the crushing indifference of a narcissistic God.

A lascivious ribbon of red wine coils through the veneration to seduce, pervert, invert and corrupt.

It is hallowed halls and writhing bodies, reverence and decadence.

Odalisque

Odalisque is an exquisitely sensual blend evocative of the dreamy haze of a concubine's den. A warm, rich dragons blood is the heart of this scent, with tendrils of sweet heliotrope like subtle kisses of perfumed water, and entwined like silky limbs by a sybaritic red musk. This scent is ideally suited for achieving subspace.

Atelier

Is there any more sacred space than the workshop? Atelier is an incense designed to be conducive to creative work; clean, but not cloying. Stimulating, but not distracting. Whether your work temple is a studio bathed in sunlight, or a dark closet where you labor, hunched over a desk trying to finish that novel, Atelier invokes wide, clean floors, lofty ceilings and lofty ideas. Using pensive elderflower and bright plumeria, it clears an inviting creative space within. A great floral scent for people who don't like floral scents.

Black Goat

Wouldst thou like the scent ov amber? Ov primeval oak? Wouldst thou like to smell deliciously?

Black Goat is an otherworldly blend of ancient oak forest, decadent black amber and a threatening note of musk. It is irresistible on-stick and gives a heady, dream-like room note that is well suited to all manner of indulgences and dark deeds.

A hedonistic marriage of earthy and sweet, burning Black Goat will leave them wondering, "What are you up to in there, and do you have room for one more?"

Witch Wife

Pine trees that scrape the sky, rich sandalwood, teak, an old cottage, a trail of forget-me-nots to find your way home.

Trollrökelse

Inspired by a Swedish recipe for incense to drive away evil spirits, but we all know humans are the true menace. Trollrökelse is a sweet, earthy stink guaranteed to drive flowery, entitled man-filth right out of your troll hole, with a goblin-approved blend of pungent neroli, damp-earth patchouli, and a savory mouthful of woody pinon.

Rook

Wet leaves, musky black feathers, slow vetiver, a stiff branch, the slow death-creep of Autumn, a fussy Underworld messenger.

Absinthe

Conjure the Black Fairy with this sweet, dreamlike aroma of freshly louched absinthe; star anise, wormwood, herbs and warm sugar.

Existential Dread

You wouldn't believe me if I told you.

Tryst

A brush on the lower back. A glance in passing. Such sweet hurts, a bitten lip. The agony of knowing this bliss will end. Enchanting Polynesian hibiscus caressing a white amber that will make your heart flutter.

Cara Mia

Simple and elegant, dark as the night, but sophisticated and supple as black velvet dress. Cara Mia is a trip to a midnight rose garden, backed with the decadent brooding sweetness of black currant.

Eros

When the first tendrils of this rhapsodic blend caress your face, you will find it a seductive, dreamlike South African red rooibos tea gently entwined in silky ribbons of Madagascar vanilla still warm from the African sun. This sultry, temperate pairing is teased to the very edge of wild abandon by subdued notes of cinnamon and cardamom. Rooibos tea, Madagascar vanilla, romantic spices.

Thots & Pears

Redwood, aloe, Comice pear, and a dusting of a house emulsion of amber and vanilla bean accord.

Hand of Glory

Creamy ambergris*, heady blood red musk and a dusting of ceremonial santalum. Perfect for ritual headspace, indulging your darker desires, and further convincing your neighbors that you run a secret sex cult.

*synthetic ambergris, obviously

Weed Witch

A wreath of flowers, a cotton dress, a pinch of kush and sunlight on warm wood. This is your circle. This is your power. Sandalwood, teak, forget-me-nots, and cannabis (note: Weed Witch and variants are made using aromachemicals, there are no actual traces of cannabis). Also available in two perfume-only variant strains:

Absinthium Noir

A visceral blend of two powerful scents tangled together like lovers. The brutish primal lust of Black Goat ascended into a dreamlike haze suffused with the potent herbs and sweet susurrations of Absinthe. Black oak, musk, star anise, warm sugar, and black amber finished with a unique and dreamy herbal blend.

May Queen

Inspired by Ari Aster's Midsommar.

May Queen is a dizzying, drug-fueled dance around the Maypole. At first blush, you're taken in by the vivid florals and greens of a flower crown, but as the dance intensifies, other exotic notes emerge: laced mead, an iridescent blend of musks.

This fragrance is disorienting and euphoric, a wild green floral with natural psychedelic undertones and the heady aroma of youth.

Geranium, daisies, meadow greens, vetiver, mead, a unique blend of red and blue musks.

XIII

Three of Jinx's favorite notes combine in simple blend that aims for a scent that's swaggering, upscale and a little bit sinister. The Fumery house blend dragonsblood lays a foundation that's resinous and heady, layered with oak barrel aged Kentucky bourbon, and a topnote of Tahitian vanilla that adds a hint of sweet decadence.

XIII comes on strong and dries down into a simple, sexy note guaranteed to turn heads.

Otto of Roses (from the Bordello collection)

Pure Bulgarian Rose essential oil diluted in fractionated coconut oil.

Mademoiselle  Margueritte (from the Bordello collection)

Top notes of lemon, bergamot, orange blossom, mint and rosemary. Heart notes of clary sage, jasmine and ylang-ylang. Base notes of civet and oakmoss.

The Girl Who Stood on a Grave (from Scary Scents to Wear in the Dark)

Verbena, thyme, blueberries, apricot, and ginger.

The Hook (from Scary Scents to Wear in the Dark)

Mandarin orange, sweet bosc pear, magnolia and ylang ylang.

The White Satin Evening Gown (from Scary Scents to Wear in the Dark)

Grave dirt, Tahitian vanilla, red currant, jasmine, Egyptian musk.

Pecan Whisky (from Strange Atelier)

Revel Stoke pecn whisky, herbal infusion (rosemary, thyme, lavender), vanilla, vetiver, tobacco accord.

Oblivion/Obliteration (from the Void collection)

A unique mystery blend from the Void collection, earthy notes and floral topnotes, like a blend of Existential Dread and Rook.

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