The second edition of the debut fragrance is a warm fougere inspired by the novel of the same name by Simone de Beauvoir. The story is one that examines questions of self identity and our place in a world on the brink of change. She Came to Stay captures the individuality of your spirit and transforms itself into a lingering expression that breaks free from the conventional into a fragrance which critics have called “beautifully addictive”. LA Artist Kirtland Ash has interpreted this notion of identity in a series of limited edition collages that compliment this fragrance.
A bright, enlivening fragrance, She Came to Say is initially super-citric. Geranium is sweetened and spiced by basil’s herbaceous vibes, while lemon is both zesty and juicy. Indonesian clove is, remarkably, subtly camphoric, while nutmeg’s cool-hot, cleansingly floral aroma is the richer of these two spices. Patchouli and vetiver deliver a dualistic treatise on verdancy, the former being smoky and sweet, while the latter packs an earthy spice and grass-like luminosity. Oakmoss is almost invisible in the base of this scent yet it’s presence is undeniable: it supplies a rich, thick grounding texture that is simultaneously sultry and genuine. Labdanum and cedarwood weave a porous, yet encapsulating cable knit around this diverse scent, containing the variable, luminous energies herein. Soft and sharp, She Came To Stay wears like your favorite sweater; architectural yet comfortable, this scented garment makes us glow and appear all the more glamorous for sporting such a versatile second skin. A natural beauty.