Bon Parfumeur

Bon Parfumeur is a unique new offering in the Australian market, combining quality with style and we are thrilled to have it in our stable of niche fragrances at Botanique Bowral.

Launched in 2016, Bon Parfumeur is a Parisian institution offering a captivating range of mix-and-match fragrances. Created by 10 perfumers and divided into 10 olfactory categories (woody, aromatic, aquatic, citrus, fruity, spicy amber, oriental, gourmand, cologne and floral) – all unisex and all can be combined.  Unlike traditional perfumes, they are designed to be customised – Bon Parfumeur’s makers believe that your scent is just as personal as your clothes/hair etc.  Described as a fragrance playlist, combine Bon Parfumeur scents to create the perfect match for every mood, experience and emotion. The endless custom combinations of spicy, fruity, floral, woody and aquatic scents (plus their ‘Special’ series) means you can build a scent collection, and add to it over time.

With a strong concept and design, Bon Parfumeur fragrances are created in collaboration with perfumers Nathalie Koobus, Philippe Romano, Karine Dubreuil-Sereni, Corinne Cachen, Alexandra Monet and Benoit Lapouz, while the labels and packaging has been designed by ex-Sonia Rykiel creative director Ronan Teissèdre.

Fragrances currently in stock:

  • 001 (cologne) orange blossom/ petitgrain/ bergamot 

A cologne that wakens with sparkling bergamot. At its heart, lavender marries with the softness of orange blossom while bottom notes of musk offer delicate comfort.

Mix with:For a more oriental spirit we advise you to associate with #901 or with #601 for a forest touch

Top Notes: bergamot, citron, mandarin orange and rosemary

Middle Notes: neroli, jasmine, lavender and petitgrain;

Base Notes: musk, orange blossom

Olfactory family: cologne

Perfumer: Nathalie Koobus

  • 002 (cologne) neroli/ jasmine/ white amber 

A contemporary fresh scent in a body of orange blossoms. 002 sits alongside 001 at the heart of Bon Parfumeur’s Cologne range. Sensual White Flowers are the central bouquet of this light and airy perfume, with orange blossom their queen. Fresh and gentle, this eau de parfum opens up with bergamot and melts together in a subtle cloud of musk and amber.

Mix with: For a more oriental spirit we advise you to associate with #901 or with #601 for a forest touch

Top Notes: Italian Bergamot, neroli

Middle notes: wild jasmine, lily of the valley, peony 

Base Notes: musk, white amber

Olfactory family: cologne

Perfumer: Karine Dubreuli Sereni 

  • 101 (floral) rose/ sweet pea/ white cedar 

Damascene rose petals dancing in the wind, thrush bells, fresh, floral air. The green note of the 101 gives it form, and the musk in its base note a soft cotton print, while patchouli offers a coveted element of chypre.

Mix with: #102 for a fruity sensation or #801 for a seaside feeling. 

Top Notes: bergamot, cardamom, lavender 

Middle Notes: rose, lily-of-the-valley, white cedar, sweet pea 

Base Notes: crystal, amber, patchouli, musk 

Olfactory family: floral

Perfumer: Alexandra Monet

  • 102 (floral) tea/ cardamom/ mimosa 

A refreshing citrus explosion with elements of bergamot and lime. The heart note of 102 builds around the aroma of green tea and mimosa, and reveals a touch of jasmine. With time, it develops a clean, aqueous scent.

Mix with: #801 for a seaside feeling

Top Notes: bergamot, coriander, cardamom

Middle Notes: jasmine, tea and violet

Base Notes: mimosa, moss and musk

Olfactory family: floral 

Perfumer: Nathalie Koobus

  • 103 (floral) tiare flower/ jasmine/ hibiscus 

103 opens up with a light, fresh bergamot and its heart reveals its floral character, with notes of jasmine and heliotrope. A woody base reveals its milky vanilla scent, calling out to the sunny Tahitian gardenia flower.

Mix with: For a cooler spirit we suggest you associate with #001, for a seaside sensation with #801 and with #102 for a floral touch. 

Top Notes: lime, broom, hibiscus 

Middle Notes: jasmine sambac, neroli, frangipani, tiare flower

Base Notes: sand, vanilla, musk 

Olfactory family: floral 

Perfumer: Karine Dubreuil

  • 202 (fruity) watermelon/ red currant/ jasmine

This perfume is a true fruit cocktail, composed around central notes of watermelon. Floral elements of white flowers bring a certain velvet softness to the fragrance.

Mix with: For a fresher mind we recommend pairing it  with #001, with #201 for a more fruity blend or with #801 for a seaside spirit.

Top Notes: citron, grapefruit, melon

Middle Notes: cyclamen, lily-of-the-valley, mango, red currant, jasmine

Base Notes: andalwood, caramel, peach

Olfactory family: fruity

Perfumer: Karine Dubreuil

  • 203 (fruity) raspberry/ vanilla/ blackberry 

Sparkling, the citric top notes combine amazingly well with the fruitiness of the pear. Red fruit facets are also present. The meeting point between the two noble flowers, rose and jasmine, magnifies this blend. The middle note, warmed with a sunny mix and the caramelized fruits gives the fragrance its roundness and its “gourmet notes”. The base brings together the strong vanilla, musk and cedar notes.

Mix with: For a fresher mind we recommend pairing it  with #001, with #201 for a more fruity blend or with #801 for a seaside spirit.

Top Notes: pear, red fruits and neroli

Middle Notes: cjasmine, rose and solar notes

Base Notes: vanilla, white woods, ambergris and musk.

Olfactory family: fruity

PerfumerCorinne Cachen

  • 302 (spicy amber) amber/ iris/ sandalwood

A spicy note that flirts with the power of amber. The cold accent of the incense contrasts with the heat of the amber, for an intoxicating paradoxical effect. A dry and woody base evokes the cedar and confronts the softness of sandalwood, while a balmy vanilla mix rounds the composition.

Mix with: For a fresher mind we recommend pairing it with #001, with #201 for a more fruity blend

Top Notes: red berries, geranium

Middle Notes: incense, vanilla and iris

Base Notes: amber, sandalwood and musk.

Olfactory family: spicy amber 

PerfumerCorinne Cachen

  • 401 (oriental) cedar/ candied plum/ vanilla 

The freshness of the cypress and elemi top notes transforms into hot spicy notes. The heart notes develop into dry woody and candied fruit notes. Then the powdery, balmy and animal base notes come through, creating a velvety sensation.

Mix with: For a cooler spirit we suggest you pair it  with #001.

Top Notes: cypress, elemi, incense and bergamot

Middle Notes: plum, cinnamon, cedar and patchouli

Base Notes: labdanum, sandalwood, vanilla and musk

Olfactory family: oriental 


  • 501 (gourmand) praline/ licorice/ patchouli 

Sweet pastries, powdered iris. The 501 is a burst of sparkling and citruses top notes. The heart notes reveal spicy scents and praline biscuits. Red fruit facets develop. Then, powdery iridescent notes take the lead. The vanilla note and white musk assert their character in the wake of this fragrance.

Mix with: For a sensual spirit we suggest you pair it with #701 or #301. 

Top Notes: bergamot, hazelnut, yuzu

Middle Notes: iris, praline, licorice

Base Notes: cashmere wood, amber, musk, patchouli, caramel

Olfactory family: gourmand 

Perfumer: Philippe Romano 

  • 602 (woody) pepper/ cedar/ patchouli 

Sharp spices from Southern seas, classic comfort of wood. The 602 opens with an offering of luminous citrus notes, bitter grapefruit meets the freshness of mint. The heart unveils a cold and spicy character with pepper and berry, woody patchouli essences, cedar and vetiver. And finally, this scent becomes whole with smoky, mystic tones.

Mix with:For a fresher mind we advise you to associate with #001 or with #801 for a seaside feeling. 

Top Notes: bay, incense, neroli

Middle Notes: pimento, pepper, cedar

Base Notes: incense, vetiver, benzoin, patchouli

Olfactory family: woody 

Perfumer: Natlie Koobus 

  • 701 (aromatic) eucalyptus/ coriander/ cypress 

A sensual amber, woody and spicy.

Rosemary and eucalyptus, captivating essences. An explosion of sparkling and citric notes. The bergamot reveals a zesty facet whereas the grapefruit gives a fruitier note. It associates perfectly with the exotic touch of pineapple. Moreover, the heart note, which is aromatic and lightly spicy, gives character to this composition. At the bottom note, light touches of coffee and tobacco leaves emerge. Some can identify the hidden touch of cannabis.

Mix with: For a more oriental spirit we advise you to associate with #901 or with #601 for a forest touch. 

Top Notes: grapefruit, pineapple, bergamot

Middle Notes: pepper, rosemary, eucalyptus, nutmeg

Base Notes: incense, liatris, amberwood, white wood, amber

Olfactory family: aromatic 

Perfumer: Benoist Lapouza 

  • 801 (aquatic) sea spray/ cedar/ grapefruit 

Contrast, hot and cold notes. 

A powerful, aquatic citrus. Grapefruit and lemon notes amplify the marine freshness of sea spray. Its airy elements blending with spicy, aromatic accents to give the composition its character. In its powdery wake, dry wood and white musk fill the air.

Mix with: For a more woodsy spirit we advise you to associate with #602 or with #301. 

Top Notes: citron, italian mandarin, grapefruit, ivy

Middle Notes: rosemary, pink pepper, nutmeg and sea notes

Base Notes: cedar, cypress and white musk

Olfactory family: aquatic 

Perfumer: Karine Dubreuil

  • 901 (citrus) nutmeg/ almond/ patchouli 

A very fresh top note accompanies the bitterness of grapefruit, and the heat of its spices meets woody tones, almost vanilla-like in their softness. The bottom note opens onto more sensual hints of leather and the spice deepens, inviting curiosity as the fragrance evolves.

Mix with: For a more fresh twist we advise you to associate with #001 

Top Notes: mandarin orange, grapefruit and ginger

Middle Notes: black pepper, pimento, white wood, nutmeg and almond

Base Notes: patchouli, musk, tonka bean and vanilla

Olfactory family: citrus 

Perfumer: Corinne Cachen 

  • 902 (woody) armagnac/ blond tobacco/ cinnamon 

Innocently fresh and citric at first, a spicy, powdery note turns woody, conjuring the dried leaves of autumn. Tobacco and vanilla tones echo and moments later, notes of leather and coffee unfold. Rich and gourmet… a perfume that evokes the aroma of Armagnac as it warms in your hand.

Mix with: For a more fresh twist we advise you to associate with #001

Top Notes: orange, basil, ginger, cognac

Middle Notes: cinnamon, cloves, geranium, plum

Base Notes: patchouli, labdanum, vanilla, tobacco

Olfactory family: woody 

Perfumer: Karine Dubreuil