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Phaedon (the name is a reference to ancient Greece) takes you on an olfactive journey through the Mediterranean, a curated collection of memories inspired by places, cities, islands, exotic destinations and indigenous flora.

In line with ancient Greece aesthetics the perfumes are streamlined and perfected doing away with fripperies and the traditional layered perfume pyramid. The resulting fragrances are linear and simple in construction. There are some exotic notes such as Malaga wine, terracotta or truffles and new distillation methods to create perfect silage and insure longevity.

Originally launched in 2011 by two passionate aesthetes, Phaedon has been relaunched for 2013 under the helm of master perfumer Pierre Guillaume. The line has been expanded with the introduction of several new fragrances and a new highly concentrated Eau de Parfums.


The romantic origins of the perfume house name

Born in the 417 BC, Phaedo of Elis was a high born slave who was taken prisoner as a youth during the war between Sparta and Elis. Bought by a friend of Socrates, it was at dinner held by his master that Phaedo greatly impressed Socrates with his answer to question posed by the philosopher. He was freed and became a disciple of Socrate's teachings, later forming his own school of philosophy. Lending his name to both a famous dialogue of Plato, it is Phaedo who gives his name to Phaedon.

Phaedon Paris

Phaedon (the name is a reference to ancient Greece) takes you on an olfactive journey through the Mediterranean, a curated collection of memories inspired by places, cities, islands, exotic destinations and indigenous flora.

In line with ancient Greece aesthetics the perfumes are streamlined and perfected doing away with fripperies and the traditional layered perfume pyramid. The resulting fragrances are linear and simple in construction. There are some exotic notes such as Malaga wine, terracotta or truffles and new distillation methods to create perfect silage and insure longevity.

Originally launched in 2011 by two passionate aesthetes, Phaedon has been relaunched for 2013 under the helm of master perfumer Pierre Guillaume. The line has been expanded with the introduction of several new fragrances and a new highly concentrated Eau de Parfums.


The romantic origins of the perfume house name

Born in the 417 BC, Phaedo of Elis was a high born slave who was taken prisoner as a youth during the war between Sparta and Elis. Bought by a friend of Socrates, it was at dinner held by his master that Phaedo greatly impressed Socrates with his answer to question posed by the philosopher. He was freed and became a disciple of Socrate's teachings, later forming his own school of philosophy. Lending his name to both a famous dialogue of Plato, it is Phaedo who gives his name to Phaedon.

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Sensual Amber
Edible
Spicy
Woody
Notes amber cinnamon geranium opoponax rose
Tags #sexy #sweet
£105.00
Spicy Woods
Leather
Spicy
Woody
Notes capers flower fig tree wood leather mineral accord
Tags #animalic #sexy
£105.00
Honeyed Tobacco
Spicy
Woody
Notes benzoin cinnamon ginger honey incense musk tobacco
Tags #sexy
from £76.00
Cocoa, Boozy Rose and Sandalwood
Edible
Floral
Woody
Notes amber black truffle cocoa beans musk raspberry rose sandalwood vetiver ylang-ylang
Tags #sexy #sweet
£105.00
Gentle Incense
Woody
Notes ambroxan cedar frankincense incense musk sandalwood
Tags #clean #normcore
£76.00
Refreshing Oriental
Spicy
Transparent
Notes fig green leaves jasmine neroli orange blossom sea salt tonka beans vanilla
Tags #fresh
£105.00
A Crisp Marine Gourmand
Edible
Marine
Transparent
Woody
Notes lemon coconut milk geranium jasmine sandalwood tonka beans vanilla white musk
Tags #clean
£105.00
Dry&Woody
Spicy
Woody
Notes camphor cardamom cedarwood ho wood musk myrrh pepper rose turkish rose
Tags #fresh
£76.00
Ultimately Fresh
Aromatic
Notes amber cedar geranium pepper peppermint tobacco tolu balm white musk
Tags #fresh
£76.00
Smoky Vetiver
Woody
Notes birch tar lemon tree leaves pimento pepper vetiver
Tags #clean #fresh
£105.00
Ylang-ylang Heaven
Edible
Floral
Notes almond benzoin cedar copaiba balm frankincense gaiac / guaiac wood gaïac wood gurjum resin lemon vetiver ylang-ylang
£105.00
Lilac Street
Floral
Transparent
Notes lilac lily-of-the-valley musk opoponax palisander rain drops
Tags #fresh
£76.00
Cotton Sheets Drying in the Sun
Transparent
Woody
Notes cedar egyptian cotton galbanum musk white musk
Tags #clean #fresh
£76.00
Fruity Chypre
Citrusy
Fruity
Woody
Notes bergamot cedar fig tree leaves grapefruit guava oakmoss patchouli peach rose vanilla vetiver
£105.00
Sunny Fruity Floral
Floral
Fruity
Woody
Notes bergamot freesia lemon peach pineapple sandalwood strawberry vanilla
Tags #sexy #sweet
£76.00
Dry&Woody
Aromatic
Woody
Notes black pepper cedarwood cocoa beans grapefruit nutmeg oakmoss patchouli vetiver white woods
Tags #fresh
£76.00
Odd Cucumber
Aromatic
Green
Unconventional
Notes cedarwood cucumber freesia musk
Tags #fresh
£76.00
Aqueous and Green
Citrusy
Green
Transparent
Notes agave leaves aloe vera jasmine mandarin musk neroli white woods
Tags #clean #fresh
£76.00
Intensly Green
Green
Woody
Notes ambergris cedar cistus galbanum mastic musk vetiver
£76.00
Subtle&Musky
Aromatic
Citrusy
Leather
Notes chamomile lavender leather lemon tree leaves musk nutmeg orange orris (iris root) patchouli petitgrain rosemary sage thyme
Tags #clean
£105.00
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