ANNICK GOUTAL, A WOMAN

Posted on May 15, 2012 by Arianna Pistorello

Aix en Provence, early 60’s. This is the story  of a woman; rebellious, obstinate, brilliant. Annick had been studying  music  for many years forced by her  family  and her talent could lead her  to a great career . Very young, only 16 years old,  she suddenly follow her rebellious spirit and  run away from her home,  the piano, eight brothers, his father cake shop. She settles down  in England where, for some years, she is a model but she is waiting for the occasion that changes . After a fashion show indeed,  during the after party, Annick Goutal meets a perfumer of the Maison Robertet . It’s  a true revelation and the discovery of a vocation.  That day she understands to possess a great gift,  her “Nose”.  The young woman is finally  reconciled with her soul: “I have found again what I had lost. It is just  translated in another dimension  but the meaning of words is the same: notes, accords, touch, organ.”  A long period of initiation, during which she learns the art of the work,  lead to “Folavril” (flower of Boronia and Jasmine on a  base of Mango) . The  following year  it’s  the turn of  “Eau d’ Hadrien”, success is immediate and unexpected. Continue Reading →