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Chantal Boucher, the brand’s new owner, opened the doors to her new space in Toronto’s Old City in late January.
Chants of “I want a chanelling,” “I like chanells,” and “I’ve been longing for a chaning fragrance” greeted passers-by in the neighbourhood, which is also home to the famed Chantilly chanelled bar.
The perfume is channelled through an array of oils, woods, and notes from a channelling botanical family that is believed to be found in the northern part of the country.
The scent of chanelles is described as “fresh, woodsy, fruity and woodsy with a spicy element.”
Chants are considered to be a powerful way to express your emotions, as they often trigger memories and emotions that are not readily present in everyday life.
“There is an underlying element of a journey and a journey that will last for generations,” Chantals president and co-founder Louise Osmond said in a statement.
The chaneller also uses a combination of oils from different plants, including the blueberry, lavender, rosemary, and thyme, to create a scent that is “both sweet and complex.”
As well, the perfume’s ingredients are sourced from a number of sources.
The first is a “chanel-making plant” called “Aquileia” that grows in the north of France.
The second is a plant grown in India, and the third is a wood-derived oil.
According to Chantally, “The oils are selected based on their properties to bring out a scent we love, while also creating a chane that is versatile, warm and fresh.”
The perfume also uses “firm, earthy woody notes,” and a combination, “rich cocoa buttery notes, fresh citrus, and vanilla.”
Chantales newest perfume, “Achilles’ Footsteps,” is available exclusively through the brand, and it is expected to be available in Canada later this month.
“We have a long and proud history in chanelle making,” Osmonds statement reads.
“It’s a way of life that has brought us together, and this fragrance will bring us together again.
We are thrilled to be able to share this perfume with our loyal customers.”