BLOOD SWEAT TEARS
BLOOD SWEAT TEARS
BLOOD SWEAT TEARS, 2013
Composition of addictive essences.
Flowing pulsating, mutating with the essences that keep us keeping on in our daily lives: teas, tobacco, jasmine, ancient fruit. Subtle top notes open up to deep and expressive woody bases. Pungent yet sweet, and hypnotic, it is a portrait of perseverance. Inspired by the gritty soulfulness of the Blues & Yves Klein’s monochromatic blue performances.
Motions of roundness, infinite circles. Barres, empty theaters, the possibility the salinity of sweat. Blues, grays, beautiful clouds or flowing waters.
"Gutta cavat lapidem - Dripping water hollows stone”- Ovid
TOP/Tête: Black Tea, Green Tea, Bergamot
MIDDLE/Coeur: Tobacco, Spices, Fig, Jasmine
BASE: Wood, Bark, Sandalwood
Blood Sweat Tears was selected as a Finalist in the 2014 Institute of Art & Olfaction Awards, in the Independent Category. Only 9 Finalists were blind-selected from a prestigious jury.
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Blood Sweat Tears is part of the original Atelier de Geste scent trio. These are the first three scents Rhee created to embody the concept of olfaction as living theater: elevating moments, intensifying space & time.
Numbered limited edition. Each bottle is engraved with its edition number. Painted glass base and cap. Mixed in a historic perfumery in Grasse, France with the finest most-natural essences. No sulfates, phthalates or parabens.
Each full-size 50ML bottle ships with samples of the 4 other ADG scents.
"A warm and angular perfume of tea, tobacco, mixed woods, jasmine & fruits. The nose searches out specifics and runs over a landscape of primary colors & solid lines." - Fragrantica.com
"A dark woody mix to complete this dance. Blood Sweat Tears is a slow twirl around the dance floor..." - Cafleurebon.com