Coven is the mossy path followed to journey into a secret enchanted woodland. Going deep into Andrea Maack’s fascination with the supernatural world, Coven smells wild, untamed and brave. A rich soil tincture kickstarts Coven. This lush, metallic note seeps into oakmoss and mingles with the verdant greens of galbanum intending to grip you tightly in its spell. Raw with a deep, earthy note that nudges this scent to the top and eventually oozes into oak moss and green grass, the fragrance has a powerful, distinctive and resinous presence.
Top: Vanilla, Labdanum
Middle: Cedarwood, Oakmoss
Base: Galbanum, Clove
HOW IT WEARS
Coven opens strong, with a potent burst of deep green, like fresh cut grass intermingled with moist soil and peaty whiskey. The deep resins and earthy spice all uplifted pleasantly with a sweet dose of vanilla, which gives Coven a distinct presence throughout the entirety of its wear of at least 8 hours on the skin.
We love the magical earthiness of Coven. It takes us deep into the woodlands, where one might stumble across some sort of pagan ritual, it celebrates the raw power and earthly delights of Mother Nature. We imagine the cool, misty atmosphere mingling with the moist, damp forest floor, magically enhanced by the contrast of an open fire. Seductive and somewhat confronting if you’re not prepared for it. A deep, moody and bewitching dark magic. Forewarned is forearmed.
ABOUT THE BRAND
Andrea Maack is a Scandinavian luxury fragrance house founded by Icelandic visual artist Andrea Maack.
What started as a series of art exhibitions using scent as a medium has now grown into one of the most sought after and unique brands within the international niche market of perfumes.
The collection of unisex fragrances has been developed with an artistic approach, using the highest quality raw materials, drawing inspiration from Maack’s travels, artistic explorations, and her relationship with her beloved homeland, Iceland.
When the artist first embarked upon her scent journey she posed the question, how do you turn a drawing into a fragrance? It is a mysterious process, by all accounts. Do fragrances have colours? Andrea Maack says they do. Can a fragrance designed to complement a specific artwork stand on its own as a composition? Even without seeing the artwork, these are complex, well-made scents that tell a story.
The striking black bottle and box were designed in collaboration with architect Maddalena Casadei, inspired by the obsidian volcanic rocks found in the Icelandic highlands, with graphic design by art director Tommaso Garner, who interpreted Maack’s original paintings.
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