Fougère Perfumes


The fougère olfactory family was born in 1882 with the creation of the Houbigant's Fougère Royale perfume, and includes fragrant notes of Lavender, Geranium, Oakmoss, Vetiver, and Tonka Bean. Immerse yourself in the fantastic world of fougère fragrances, and be captivated by this fantastic olfactory family characterized by clean, fresh and elegant scents, reminiscent of antique English barber shops!

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Fougère Niche Perfumes: a Complete Guide

Have you ever heard of fougère perfumes? If you are passionate about niche perfumery it is essential to know about this fascinating olfactory family. Discover the meaning of fougère perfume and be won over by the best fougère perfumes for men and women! If you'd like to explore the best of artistic perfumery, look no further: buy samples online and try all the scents you're most curious about, from the comfort of your own home


What Is the Meaning Fougère Perfume?

Before explaining the meaning of "fougère", it is important to know the origin of this olfactory accord. The fougère accord was born in 1882, with the perfume Fougère Royale by Houbigant, which quickly made this olfactory family super popular and widely used, especially in men's perfumes. But, specifically, what does the word “fougère” mean? The term, taken from French, means “fern”, even though no fern note is present within fougère perfumes. The fougère accord, to be considered as such, must be composed of LavenderGeraniumOak MossVetiver and Tonka Bean. With fougère perfumes, we have a very versatile olfactory family that lends itself to reinterpretation of the perfumer's taste, as long as the basic pattern is followed. The fougère notes create a refinedclassic and reassuring scent, and can perfectly balance fresh and clean notes (Lavender, Geranium, Oakmoss) with warmer and soft ones (Vetiver, Tonka Bean). If from this description you still can't imagine what a fougère perfume smells like, let's do this: try closing your eyes, and think of a classic vintage London barbershop, where the fresh, clean scent of shaving tonics and shaving soaps fill the room. Alternatively, you can always buy a sample of one of our niche fougère scents ;)

We want to tell you one last thing before we tell you all about our best fougère perfumes for men and women. We always want to reiterate that scents have no gender: although fougère perfumes are traditionally classified as “men's perfumes”, nothing prohibits anyone from wearing a fougère fragrance, regardless of whether it is women's or men's


The Best Fougère Perfumes for Men: Create Your Discovery Set

What are the best fougère perfumes in the niche? Discover the best fougère perfumes for men with 50 ml, and be won over by our wide selection of oriental, aromatic (and more!) fougère fragrances. Find your favourite niche perfumes, buy samples online on our site, and create your own discovery set


  • Houbigant Fougère Royale Eau de Parfum: back in 1882, Master Perfumer Paul Parquet gave birth to a timeless men's fragrance that marked the birth of fougère perfumes. This niche perfume completely revolutionized the world of fragrances: in addition to creating an entirely new family of perfumes, Parquet isolated synthetic molecules from natural raw materials, paving the way for modern perfumery as we know it today. In Fougere Royale EDP we have a citrusy beginning of Bergamot, accompanied by the reassuring sweetness of Lavender and the refreshing aroma of Mediterranean Herbs, then moving to a heart of Geranium, Rose and Cinnamon, and finally to a warm base of Amber, Oakmoss and Tonka Bean.
  • Penhaligon’s Sartorial Eau de Toilette: this fougère perfume for men is the result of the masterful work of renowned Master Perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour, who wanted to recreate the magical atmosphere of the old English tailor's shop Norton & Sons in Savile Road. In this men's perfume, traditional fougère olfactory notes, such as Oakmoss, Tonka Bean and Lavender, have been cleverly combined with modern elements, including woody, ozonated, metallic notes, Leather, Violet Leaves, Spices and Honey. If you want to try one of the best fougère perfumes on the market, this is your chance! 
  • Milano Fragranze Derby Eau de Parfum: starting in the 19th century, horse racing quickly became a vital element in Milan's social life, helping to shape the city's culture and elegance. Derby Eau de Parfum EDP is a fougère scent that captures this Milanese heritage of timeless elegance and compelling stories. Give it a try if you're looking for a niche men's fragrance that encapsulates the charm of the past!
  • Costume National Cyber Garden Eau de Toilette: the perfect harmony between science and nature in a fougère fragrance for men. The beginning is an explosion of freshness, with green notes mingling with the energy of Pink Pepper, the brightness of Bergamot and lively Grapefruit. It's an opening that awakens the senses and anticipates the exceptional olfactory experience that will follow. The heart of Cyber Garden EDP releases the electricity of Vinyl, combining this unusual note with the charm of Geranium, the depth of Saffron and the softness of Violet Leaves. In the base, Vetiver, Patchouli and Labdanum conclude this unique sensory journey.
  • Floris Vert Fougère Eau de Parfum: this fougère perfume is the result of a masterful collaboration between perfumer Nicola Pozzani and the artistic direction of Edward Bodenham. Vert Fougere EDP reinvents the iconic Fougère olfactory family in an extraordinary way, offering a perfect balance of tradition, innovation, authenticity, and modernity. For anyone looking for a niche fragrance that embodies contemporary elegance, this men's fougère fragrance is an unparalleled option.


The Best Women's Fougère Fragrances: Create Your Discovery Set

Fougère perfumes are not just for men! Discover with 50 ml the best fougère women's perfumes, and be won over by the elegance and the refinement of this fantastic olfactory family: choose your favorite niche perfumes, buy samples online on our site, and create your own scented discovery set


  • Diptyque Eau de Minthe Eau de Parfum: inspired by the legend of Minthé, the nymph who enchanted Hades, the king of the Underworld, this niche perfume for women magically reinvents the fougère olfactory family, offering an unprecedented olfactory experience. Fresh notes of Mint intertwine with the depth of woody roots, resulting in an unprecedented modern fougère scent, poised between dream and reality.
  • Imaginary Authors The Soft Lawn Eau de Parfum : immerse yourself in the compelling stories of the U.S. upper middle class with a fougère scent inspired by Claude LeCoqche's book The Soft Lawn, which chronicles the vicissitudes of a collegiate tennis champion. This niche fragrance is a controversial portrait of New England upper middle class teenage rebellion, and it's a perfect option for anyone looking for a distinctive feminine fragrance that reflects their unique personality. 
  • Hiram Greem Arcadia Eau de Parfum: Master Perfumer Hiram was inspired by the natural beauty of Arcadia to create this aromatic fougère scent that captures the magnificence of this idyllic, pristine corner. Here where the sun's rays manage to filter through the foliage, fragrant flowers unfold in the golden light, intertwining their sweet scent with the fresh green aroma of the leaves. In the heart of Arcadia, French Lavender and vibrant Italian Bergamot dominate the scene, while in the base, Tonka Bean, Patchouli and New Caledonian Sandalwood blend harmoniously to add a rich, enveloping dimension to the fragrance.
  • Molinard Iles d'Or Eau de Parfum: imagine being transported to a paradisiacal islands lost in the azure waters of the Mediterranean, where wild nature reigns supreme and every intimate moment with the natural environment becomes a priceless treasure. This is the experience that this fougère perfume offers you, as an invitation to immerse yourself in the wonders of unspoiled nature.
  • 19-69 Chronic Eau de Parfum: this fougère perfume reinterprets the well-known olfactory family by adding a distinctive and irreverent element to the composition. The main notes of Chronic Eau de Parfum include Bitter Grapefruit, which gives liveliness and freshness to the fragrance, and Cannabis Accord, with an intriguing and unusual touch. Finally, Musk lends depth and persistence to the composition. A fougère scent that is simply magical!


On 50 ml you will find not only an extraordinary variety of fougère perfumes, but also perfumes for menwomen and unisex fragrances. Let yourself be conquered by the vast universe of niche perfumes! 

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