Marc-Antoine Barrois is a French fashion designer and perfumer who is known for creating luxury fragrances that evoke sensuality, elegance, and sophistication. He launched his eponymous perfume house in 2016, and since then, his creations have gained a cult following among fragrance enthusiasts and connoisseurs.
Barrois draws inspiration from his childhood memories and his travels around the world, which he infuses into his perfumes. He believes that a fragrance should not only smell good but also tell a story and evoke emotions. He uses only the finest ingredients, including rare and precious raw materials, to create his perfumes, which are known for their quality and longevity.
One of Barrois's most popular fragrances is B683, which was launched in 2017. This unisex scent is a tribute to the designer's hometown of Le Mans, France, and is named after the city's postcode. It opens with top notes of bergamot, pink pepper, and ambrette, which give way to heart notes of violet, iris, and osmanthus. The base notes of patchouli, vetiver, and cedarwood add depth and complexity to the fragrance.
Another popular scent from the house is Ganymede, which was launched in 2019, created by renowned french perfumer - Quentin Bisch. This masculine fragrance is inspired by the mythological figure of Ganymede, who was abducted by Zeus and made into his cupbearer. The scent features top notes of bergamot and juniper berries, heart notes of incense and leather, and base notes of cedarwood and vetiver.