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Shopper’s Diary: Odorantes, a Parisian Florist Where Flowers Are Arranged by Scent

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Shopper’s Diary: Odorantes, a Parisian Florist Where Flowers Are Arranged by Scent

March 3, 2014

The Odorantes shop, a discreet little florist in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, is a favorite of Sofia Coppola. Walk inside the doorway, and prepare to be engulfed by a cloud storm of Paris’ prettiest cut flowers:

Photography via Odorantes.

 The shop&#8\2\17;s owners Christophe Hervé and Emmanuel Sammartino opened Odorantes, located near the Luxembourg Gardens, in \2003.
Above: The shop’s owners Christophe Hervé and Emmanuel Sammartino opened Odorantes, located near the Luxembourg Gardens, in 2003.
Rosa &#8\2\16;Madame Gabriel Luizet&#8\2\17; was introduced in \1877.
Above: Rosa ‘Madame Gabriel Luizet’ was introduced in 1877.
 A mass of roses and freesias, arranged together to heighten their complementary fragrances.
A mass of roses and freesias, arranged together to heighten their complementary fragrances.


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Above: Odorantes is located at 9 Rue Madame.

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N.B.: This is an update of a post published June 4, 2013 during Alexa’s week of Travels With an Editor: Remodelista in Paris.

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