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Based on a documented transoceanic voyage in 1618 uniting East and West. NANBAN is a woody and smoky oriental fragrance evoking the dark hull of a galleon full of exotic cargo. Following a diplomatic mission to the West, a galleon carrying a delegation of samurai charges through dark ocean currents. Loaded with a rare and precious cargo, the ship’s hull is redolent of sweet-smelling tropical woods, heady Spanish leather, frankincense, fine black pepper and other exotic ground spices—the intoxicating spirit of a singular, extraordinary voyage of discovery…

HouseArquiste Parfumeur
NoseRodrigo Flores-Roux and Yann Vasnier
Color/ToneCrystal Blues
SeasonWarming, With A Sense of Awe
AtmosphereBuddhist Bedroom
Size/Cost7.5-100ml / $40-195 (7.5ml size available)
SoundtrackEast Of The Sun (West Of The Moon) by Sonny Stitt, 1957

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