Warm And Romantic
“Bal d’Afrique is one of my earliest fragrances. At the time of its formulation, I was obsessed with the translation of memories into scent. At the same time, I felt confident enough to include an imaginary component. My father lived and travelled in Africa for about 10-15 years. I would read his diaries; the way he travelled on freight ships, met all kinds of different people… For me, this was the fantasy of arriving in Africa through somebody else’s words. Bal d’Afrique reflects that; it’s an imaginary journey as well as a complete celebration of how I see African culture and its influence.” - Ben Gorham
With a focus on beauty and fantasy, Bal d'Afrique is Ben Gorham’s ‘love letter’ to Africa. Wanting to sum up and celebrate the reach and influence of Africa through time, particularly the way its myriad cultures have shaped dance, art and music, the idea of an imaginary event
Top: African Marigold, Bergamot, Bucchu
Heart: Cyclamen, Violet
Base: Moroccan Cedarwood, VetiverPlease Note: All full sized bottles of niche fragrance priced $95 or over will receive a complimentary sample of the same fragrance. Use this “Fragrance Insurance” for a few days before opening the full size bottle, as we are not able to accept returns on fragrances that have been opened or used. If you decide you don’t love the fragrance after using the Fragrance Insurance sample, you’re welcome to return your unopened and unused full-size fragrance within 30 days of purchase for a full refund.
Alcohol, parfum (fragrance), aqua (water), butylphenyl methylpropional, limonene, alpha-isomethyl ionone, butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane, ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate, linalool, citral, coumarin, bht, citronellol, geraniol
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