“I have always found amber to be one of the most sexy, intense and addictive notes in fragrance. From the minute I smelled my first amber perfume, I knew that I wanted to create a scent of my own with this enticing ingredient! I find it so delicious and was so obsessed with the fact that it adds so much longevity to a perfume, and when mixed with the right gourmand notes, it is absolutely unforgettable. For Invite Only Amber | 23, I wanted something opulent and irresistible – tasty notes of voluptuous dark cherry, creamy and decadent chocolate hazelnut, smooth honey de Provence, sweet vanilla and precious oud – the combination is rich, provocative and sumptuous. In all honesty, this juice is literally “sexiness in a bottle” – Mona Kattan
Get on the guest list and embrace your indulgent side by taking a deep, sensual dive into KAYALI’s latest olfactive creation, Invite Only Amber | 23 Eau de Parfum Intense. Unapologetically sexy, the new ultra-rich fragrance explores the alluring facets of amber with a delicious gourmand twist, creating an exclusive fragrance journey that will leave you craving more.
Mona Kattan, founder of KAYALI, is disrupting the luxury fragrance space with her exquisite scents, using some of the perfume world’s most precious and unique ingredients. With Invite Only Amber | 23 Eau de Parfum Intense, Mona worked closely with the renowned fragrance house, Firmenich and their Principal Perfumer, Ilias Ermenidis, to create a bold, hypnotic scent that would leave a mesmerizing sillage. “When creating Invite Only Amber | 23, I was really inspired by Mona Kattan’s deep passion and love for fragrance. Because of her devotion and respect for the craft of perfumery, I wanted to use the most deluxe and qualitative ingredients to entice, delight and maybe even surprise the wearer,” says Ermenidis.
Mona has been obsessed with amber scents since her fragrance journey began, experimenting with an endless list of gourmand notes to achieve her dream scent, one that would seduce the senses in one single spritz. This luxurious elixir embraces the rich heritage of her Middle Eastern roots while also giving the wearer a feeling of decadence, desirability and fearlessness.
Invite Only Amber | 23’s olfactive journey begins as a gilded confection of Honey de Provence drizzled over Black Cherries and rolled in a decadent Chocolate Hazelnut Accord. As the scent dries down, it reveals an opulent bouquet of Rose Centifolia and Rose Damascena at the heart, faceted with Cistus Leaf and the sweet aroma of Tobacco leaves for even more depth and intrigue. At the base, precious Oud Oil and sensual Sandalwood Fir absolute combine in textured warmth while Cypriol adds a spicy, woody nuance for a multi-dimensional impression. Mysterious and intense, Amber Resin and Benzoin add a powerful allure, while soft and sensual Musks, with a touch of creamy, naturally sourced Madagascan Vanilla create an extraordinary, long-lasting mystique.
Invite Only Amber | 23, like all of KAYALI’s luxurious Eau de Parfum Intense fragrances, is infused with a high concentration of fragrance oil to ensure a deep, seductive scent that is long-lasting yet diffusive throughout the day.
- Top Notes: Black Cherry, Honey de Provence, Tobacco Leaf, Chocolate Hazelnut Accord
- Middle Notes: Rose Centifolia Absolute, Rose Damascena, Cistus Leaf
- Base Notes: Amber Resin, Oud Oil, Cypriol, Firmenich Musks, Benzoin, Sandalwood Fir Absolute, Patchouli and Vanilla Madagascar
Mona’s Tips + Tricks:
Spray Invite Only Amber | 23 on your pulse points (on the wrists or behind the ears) for a lingering diffusion, or if you want a more powerful scent trail, spritz on your clothes just before you head out the door. Mona likes to spray her hair towel before drying her hair or directly onto her hairbrush during styling to create a subtle and sultry sillage that lasts all day and night.
Mona’s Favorite Layering Combinations:
Like all KAYALI fragrances, Mona encourages you to create your own unique scent by layering.
For a rich and magnetic signature scent, layer the warm & irresistible accords of Invite Only Amber | 23 with the spicy notes of Sweet Diamond Pink Pepper | 25.
For an intense, enchanting allure, layer the rich & provocative accords of Invite Only Amber | 23 with the warmth & juiciness of Déjà Vu White Flower | 57.
For a super seductive and addictive combination, layer the deliciously sweet mix of Invite Only Amber | 23 with Vanilla | 28 to whet your appetite for a delicious day ahead.
KAYALI is the brainchild of Huda Beauty co-founder, Mona Kattan, for whom scent is sacred and embedded in her Middle Eastern heritage. KAYALI, which translates from Arabic to ‘my imagination,’ brings a decidedly cosmopolitan perspective and eclectic spirit to the world of perfume. Advocating a contemporary vision, the brand is dedicated to producing complex scents with strong characters and unique points of view. Intelligently designed to be layered and combined, the Eau de Parfumsare composed with the rarest and most precious natural ingredients from around the world. Embodying the brand’s fearless, thought-provoking attitude, KAYALI is an unbridled celebration of unusual notes and simple sophistication — with an undercurrent of Middle Eastern passion.
Firmenich is the world’s largest privately-owned company in the fragrance business. Founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1895, it has created many of the world’s best-known fragrances that billions of consumers enjoy each day. Its passion for smell is at the heart of its success. It is renowned for its world-class research and creativity, as well as its thought leadership in sustainability and exceptional understanding of consumer trends.