Chypre is a fragrance family that was created in the early 20th century, and it is characterized by its woody, earthy, and mossy scent profile. The name “chypre” is derived from the French word for the island of Cyprus, which was known for its fragrant plants and herbs. Chypre fragrances typically feature a blend of citrus top notes, floral middle notes, and base notes of oakmoss, patchouli, and other woody or earthy ingredients. Some chypre fragrances also include animalic or leather notes, which add depth and complexity to the scent.
Chypre fragrances are considered sophisticated and elegant, with a timeless quality that has made them a popular choice among fragrance enthusiasts for decades. They are particularly well-suited for autumn and winter wear, when their warm and earthy notes complement the cool weather. Chypre fragrances are popular for both men and women, and can be found in a variety of forms, from classic eau de parfums to modern colognes and perfumes. They are versatile scents that can be worn for any occasion, from formal events to casual outings.
Some oriental fragrances available at Parcos: