BYREDO – Kabuki Perfume – Blanche
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BYREDO – Kabuki Perfume – Blanche

BYREDO
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The word Kabuki historically refers to traditional Japanese theater.

A rich blend of music, dance, mime, and spectacular staging and costuming, Kabuki has been a major theatrical form in Japan for almost four centuries. There, the kabuki brush, was used to apply the white powder rice uniformly on the entire face.

In modern Japanese, the word is written with three characters: ka, signifying “song”; bu, “dance”; and ki, “skill.”

Inspired by the refinement of this extremely codified form of theatre and the traditional brushes used by Japanese actors to

apply their make-up, BYREDO has created a new perfume gesture

“The idea for Blanche is, as the name suggests, built around my perception of the colour white. For the first time i actually made a fragrance for and with a specific person in mind. I wanted to capture her innocent and untainted side, with a fragrance almost transparent in nature. Blanche also represents an appreciation for classic beauty. The fragrance is pure and simple in structure but extreme in character.” – Ben Gorham

NOTES
 Top: White rose, pink pepper, aldehyde
 
Heart: Violet, neroli, peony
Base: Blonde woods, sandalwood, musk