Geisha Marron EdP by Maria McElroy for Aroma M 2017


Val the Cookie Queen


Hi there super scented APJers,

From New York.

“Brown us surely the most underserved colour in all of perfumery. More than any other, it evokes the musty scent scent of succulent overripeness at sweetness that dares to skirt the edge of seductive decay.”

Geisha Marron EdP by Aroma M 2017

Aroma M Geisha Marron EdP by Maria McElroy

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Maria has slowly expanded her original oil-based perfumes to include eau de parfum versions. I adore the oils, but a lot of people prefer
to spray. The Geisha Marron Eau de Parfum is a creamy warm autumnal lily. Smelling completely French, it totally surprised me. I have
the Geisha Noire and the Vanilla Hinoki, both orientals, and the Geisha Marron couldn´t be more different. Geisha Marron is white blooms tinged with auburn, with the sparkle of citrus; mandarin, bergamot and grapefruit, correct balance being critical to Maria McElroy´s creations. If the scent of the lily traditionally see the Spring in each year, then it would be appropriate that they continue their journey through the Autumn, preparing us for the chill of winter. This time wrapped in speckled brown leaves, fallow fields, and the bare trees with their dark branches.

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In French, Marron means both chestnut and the colour brown. Maria has included the Japanese chestnut and magnolia to complement the lily and reign it in, so as not to let it quite take over. Geisha Marron EdP is the perfect introduction, for someone wanting to move from more traditional perfumes, into the artisanal world of the fabulous New York based Aroma M Perfumes.

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You can order from Aroma M. It is a bit of a pain ordering from the US but there is a German company that carry some of the line and Maria McElroy will happily inform you as to the best way of going about it.


Chestnut flavoured bussis,

Val CQ X

4 comments on “Geisha Marron EdP by Maria McElroy for Aroma M 2017

  1. Tara says:

    Hey Val,
    An autumnal lily is such a nice idea and the unusual accents really make it sound intriguing. France meets Japan via New York. Very cool. Maria is such a talent. I hope the perfumes are more accessible to us outside the States one day.
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  2. Sandra says:

    Hi Val, Love autumn and this perfume sounds beautiful. Hope to smell it one day soon.
    Sandra xo

  3. australianperfumejunkies says:

    Hey there Val,
    I love the names of this line, the Geisha line. It always sounds incredibly exotic to me.
    Portia xx

  4. Sounds delish. Am always open to lily scents with a twist!
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