The new Private Blend merges the ancient purifying essence of Palo Santo with sensuous notes of African ebony wood.

November 19, 2021


Arousing a calm, enlightened luxury and grounded in the sacred ritual of Palo Santo, the Tom Ford Ébène Fumé scent evokes a transcendent, centering aura amidst heated woods, fresh herbs, mesmerizing resins and opulent blooms.

“I wanted a scent that captures a meditative feeling. Ébène Fumé has an almost spiritual sensuality that uplifts your mood…which might be the most seductive indulgence of all,” said Tom Ford.

Ébène Fumé is a cleansing breath of exquisite exhilaration. This woody amber fragrance is ignited by the curl of Palo Santo smoke – a soul-lifting scent experience inspired by the purifying benefits of the legendary burning wood.

Palo Santo releases a mystical incense-like note that blends together earthy woods, citrus, and rich pine needles. Joining in the opening ceremony is black pepper absolute and violet leaf expressed by a forest-floor earthiness.

The core of Ébène Fumé smolders with leathery notes, expressed through the dry wood undertones of cade essence and the warm, elegant resin of cistus absolute Spain orpur. Papyrus essence and magnificent floral notes mingle with gorgeous roses, while notes of exquisite African ebony wood – the color of darkest night and equally seductive – is captured in the sublime aura of leather and resins. Stoking the African ebony aroma is the warm, smoky seduction of guaiacwood and balsamic naturals.

The Ébène Fumé fragrance is contained in a clear Private Blend bottle and a translucent, mahogany cap. Capped with a gold-tone metal inset, the 50ML flacon has the sleek look of a chess piece. With a gold-tone mahogany plaque and gold-tone charm for the neck of the bottle, the 250mL decanter adds luxe beauty to any vanity.

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