Bois des Iles by Chanel is a Oriental Woody fragrance for women.
Bois des Iles was launched in 1926. The nose behind this fragrance is Ernest Beaux. Top notes are Aldehydes, Coriander, Neroli, Peach, Bergamot and Mandarin Orange; middle notes are Ylang-Ylang, iris, Orris Root, Jasmine, Rose, Lilac and Lily-of-the-Valley; base notes are Sandalwood, Amber, Benzoin, Tonka Bean, Opoponax, Vanilla, Vetiver and Musk.
Traditional masculine woody composition is offered to ladies, but could be tried by men as well. Dry and spicy freshness leads to the floral heart, the light sweetness of which undulates with dry and dark woody notes. At the end, the composition becomes warmer, more comfortable and tame, as if entering into a dark room illuminated by the fireplace flame.
The perfume concentration is richer and sweeter, while eau de toilette is quite lighter, but magnificent. The top notes are composed of aldehydes, bergamot, neroli and peach, the heart composition consists of jasmine, rose, lily of the valley, woody iris and ylang-ylang, and the base of vetiver, sandalwood, benzoin and musk