Velvety and sensual, this floral fragrance captures the essence of orange jasmine with notes of white gardenia, silky musk, and citrus blossoms. Ylang ylang and hints of sticky nectar meld together as the candle burns, evoking memories of Taiwan’s tropical humid evenings.
Top: aldehydes, petit grain, nectar
Middle: gardenia, ylang ylang, orange blossom
Base: violet, vetiver, cedarwood, musk
When I returned to Taiwan for the first time since relocating to New York, I was immediately greeted by the familiar and creamy scent of orange jasmine, a common plant known locally as “Seven Miles” because of its far-reaching fragrance. This evergreen shrub grows in abundance in the neighborhood where I grew up. Now, anytime I smell its iconic notes, especially on a humid evening, I am instantly transported back to my birthplace.