Created in 1919 Mitsouko by Guerlain was inspired by the heroine of Claude Farrčre's novel 'La bataille'. Claude is writing about a forbidden love story between the wife of Japanese Admiral Togo, Mitsouko and a British officer, during the war between Russia and Japan in 1905.
This adorable fragrance opens with fresh citruses, bergamot, charming jasmine and rose. Dominant fruity peach notes spiced with pepper are the perfect combo together with the musty vetiver and foresty oakmoss scent. which butch up the fruit). After Edouard Fléchier reformulated the perfume, oakmoss was removed from the Mitsouko’s composition.