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MERCURY by ANTOINE LIE
Mirroring in a dream
“My inspiration comes from the fact Mercury is a fluid element, not a solid. I wanted to give the impression of a shiny and bright fluidity with metallic inflections, but very clean ones… It had to be a fragrance with a strong impact because Mercury for me is dynamic and evokes modernity and technology. I’ve played with a metal effect twisted with a clean, technological and dynamic aspect in order to translate my idea of Mercury in an odor. For the metal effect I’ve created an oxide accord, while a mix of aldehydes, rhubarb and mandarin reproduce the clean dynamic and technological character. The dry-down is woody with notes of cedar wood and sandalwood.” Antoine Lie.
Irrepressible and unusual, it is simultaneously metallic and dynamic. It is shimmering, silvery and startling: a combination of neon lights, shifting transparencies and installations of steel. It is like a mirror that magnifies and folds reality. It hovers perilously in the air with its acrobatic oscillations.
Lemon, Mandarine, Aldehydes, Oxyde Accord, Rhubarb, Blackcurrant, Geranium, Violet, Patchouli, Cedar Wood, Sandal Wood, Tolu Balm Absolute