Clone Formula: Dior Eau Sauvage

First off, to be clear, this is not the modern Sauvage from Dior featuring Johnny Depp. This is the original 1966 Edmond Roudnitska masterpiece cologne: the first mass market fragrance to use the glorious power of hedione, newly discovered and captive by Firmenich at the time.

If you wish to purchase the full formula of this most refined and perfect historic cologne, you may do so here:

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Florian
Florian
8 months ago

Oh this is so cool!
Really lucky that i purchased Musk Ambrette Last Time at PSH

Florian
Florian
8 months ago
Reply to  Jamie Frater

I have it in the L’origan formula and it works really well!
The only thing i worry about with this formula here is the cuminic aldehyde.
I’ve read that it is really unstable. Paul Kiler said that he stores it under Argon but i cant do this. Is there a alternative or should i get a small amount for this formula? I think that this is maybe the ”secret” of the formula

Frank Saunders
8 months ago

Yay! I’m super excited to mix this one up tonight! Thanks Jamie! You rock! Totally mixing it up with Musk Ambrette first!

Guido
Guido
8 months ago

This is really great, thanks a lot! and I happen to have the PK perfect pineapple! How much PK perfect pineapple would you suggest I should add to this formula and how much Civet tincture ?

Guido
Guido
8 months ago
Reply to  Jamie Frater

Thanks, I am sure that’ll be a good starting point to begin with.

Josep M
Josep M
8 months ago

Coriander leaf oil or coriander seed oilÂż? i guess you mean leaf oil?

Florian
Florian
8 months ago
Reply to  Josep M

I thought normal coriander Oil is everytime the Oil of the seeds.
When i See the leaf Oil it is normally stated as cilantro but i dont know if its here like that

Roberto
Roberto
8 months ago

It’s a really a beautiful idea! It would be great to retrace the fundamental steps of perfumery. I think about Chrome of Azaro, Drakkar Noir, Poison etc ….. what do you think?

Roberto
Roberto
8 months ago
Reply to  Jamie Frater

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Josep M
Josep M
8 months ago

I made it without the cumin ald. Very very nice! Much more pungent and herbal than the E.S.sample I have, but I guess it will have to mature. Any yes, coriander seed really makes wonders, sort of bridges the herbal and woody components.

Last edited 8 months ago by Josep M
Trystan
Trystan
6 months ago

Hey everyone, I gave this formula a couple of shots and wanted to provide my notes for what I did, hope it helps! (Jamie let me know if this is too revealing of the formula and I can cut this down a bit) I initially expressed concerns to Jamie about sensitization due to the amount of bergamot oil used, as I didn’t want to give my friends something that would cause them to get rashes in the summertime. During my second attempt I said “screw it” and just used full bergamot oil. But it in the first, I created my… Read more »

Last edited 6 months ago by Trystan
Sascha
Sascha
2 months ago

I bought the formula a few days ago, mostly out of curiosity. But now I’m temptated putting it together. Please allow me 3 questions about 3 materials: Lavender EO (Lavandula angustifola): you mentioned in the formula a variety that I wouldn’t have associated with supreme quality. I’ve been interested in natural essential oils and absolutes for over 35 years and I’m aware of the variability of lavender oils. Actually, lavender oil is a world on its own and to define a ‘good’ quality (of lavender oil) is probably also a matter of taste in this case. To make it short:… Read more »

Sascha
Sascha
2 months ago
Reply to  Jamie Frater

Thank you so much for your reply, Jamie! That’s indeed very helpful for me. If I’m going to realise the formula, I definetely will make a few subtle modifications (replacing some ingredients), because I’m fascinated about the idea of getting the scent a bit more elegant – if possible (e.g. carnation abs. for eugenol – I’m not afraid of flowers). I know the ‘old’ scent from the early 1990s. Nowadays ES has moved quite a bit away from its earlier (genuine lemon) freshness and depth. Even in case I didn’t mix it up at all, I don’t regret buying your… Read more »

Jomara
Jomara
4 days ago

Hello everyone, after a month of maceration I diluted it to 25% in food grade alcohol. Today, after a month of maturation, I tried it, on the skin and on the blotter. The opening is impressive, magnificent, I used the best bergamot and the best lemon I have found. The problem is that after about an hour, when the evaporation of the citrus begins to fade, an indole note stands out for quite some time (this happens mostly – or exclusively – when applied to the skin. This indole note that stands out lasting until basenotes with woodiness and musks… Read more »

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