SYNOPSIS: Cape Heartache is the lone American contribution to Philip Sava’s wildly popular series of exploration novels. It is based loosely on an expedition he made to the Pacific Northwest as a teenager in 1881 and is generally regarded as the most candid of his works. Revolving around a homestead he built in a coastal grove of old growth trees, the novel documents his romance with a young woman who was a descendent of the Nehalem Tribe. Its themes of leaving the familiar and finding comfort and solace in a new place still resonate today.
HOW IT WEARS
Cape Heartache starts and ends with ripe but still slightly tart strawberry, its greenness accented by the sharpness of pine and fir. As the fragrance develops on the skin, the earthier notes begin to emerge. Hemlock, old growth and vanilla leaf are enveloped in the musky mountain fog that hugs the skin in a gentle mist. This fragrance sticks to the skin for 6-8 captivating hours.
Cape Heartache lives up to its name – it’s romantic, and also a little melancholic. Strawberry is the protagonist in this fragrance, but it’s the forest greenery and shrubbery it’s embedded in that makes it interesting. Wearable on any new adventure including, but not limited to: beach bonfires, first dates, party crashing, or simply barhopping alone on a rainy night. Like a scarf, wear the Cape Heartache and observe how people gravitate to your warmth.
ABOUT THE BRAND
First launched in 2012, in Portland, Oregon, Imaginary Authors offers wildly unique fragrances, born from the concept of scent as art and art as provocation.
Like a good book, these scents are meant to inspire you. Inside each bottle is a layered narrative sure to generate stirring conversation, fragrance that might be capable of changing the course of your own personal story. They not only invigorate and intoxicate, but transport you to new, unexplored places… just follow your nose.
Imaginary Authors’ fragrances are composed using a harmonious blend of essential oils, absolutes, isolated molecules, safe synthetic molecules, C02 oils, and resins. Free of parabens and phthalates, they abstain from animal testing and are totally vegan. Designed to be worn by anyone and everyone, their fragrances are totally genderless.
Each Imaginary Authors fragrance follows a compelling storyline peppered with intriguing twists. Every scent comes with its own fictional synopsis, but it’s up to the wearer bring the story to life.
These are scents to curl up with, to share with friends, to take with you wherever you go, and to return to again and again for a uniquely transcendent olfactory experience.
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