Deep purple violets in a hypnotic chypre of sueded dark leathers, aged patchouli, midnight-black amber, and a narcotic swirl of opium.
"And now—unwittingly, you've made me dream
Of violets, and my soul's forgotten gleam."
-- Alice Dunbar-Nelson
Art: Circe Offering the Cup to Ulysses by John William Waterhouse,1891