Patricia de Nicolai - Perfumer

Patricia de Nicolai

Perfumer Patricia de Nicolai

Patricia de Nicolai is a fine fragrance perfumer who works for her own perfume house, NICOLAÏ, createur de parfum. She is from the Guerlain family, a descendant of Guerlain founder, Pierre-Francois Pascal Guerlain. Her uncle is the perfumer Jean-Paul Guerlain. Born in Paris, France, she studied Chemistry before attending the ISIPCA perfume school in Versailles, France. She has worked for Florasythn (1982-1984) and Quest International (1984-1989). In 1998 she founded her own perfume house, Nicolai, with her husband Jean-Louis Michau. She is the Director of Osmothèque Fragrance Museum, Versailles. Learn more

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All Perfumes created by Patricia de Nicolai


MDCI Parfums

  • La Rivage des Syrtes - 2009
  • Un Coeur en Mai - 2009

NICOLAI, createur de parfum

  • Amber Oud - 2013
  • Ambre Cashmere Intense - 2015
  • Baladin - 1994
  • Balkis - 2003
  • Balkis Light - 2005
  • Balle de Match - 2002
  • Carre d'As - 1995
  • Cedrat - 2006
  • Cedrat Intense - 2007
  • Cococabana - 2006
  • Cologne Cedrat - 2006
  • Cologne Nature
  • Cologne Sologne - 1989
  • Cuir Cuba Intense - 2014
  • Eau d'Ete - 1997
  • Eau de Cologne Cedrat - 2006
  • Eau sOleil - 2013
  • Eau Turquoise - 2008
  • Fig Tea - 2000
  • Grand Vacances - 2003
  • Haute Provence - 1992
  • Incense Oud - 2016
  • Jardin Secret - 2009
  • Juste un Reve - 1996
  • Kiss Me Tender - 2010
  • L'Eau a la Folie - 2012
  • L'Eau Chic - 2011
  • L'Eau Mixte - 2010
  • Le Temps d'Une Fete - 2006
  • Les Magnifiques - 2008
  • Magaranih - 2007
  • Maharanih Intense - 2008
  • Mimosaique - 1992
  • Musc Intense - 2012
  • Musc Monoi - 2014
  • New York - 1989
  • New York Intense - 2014
  • Nicolai Pour Homme - 2003
  • Number One - 1989
  • Number One Intense
  • Odalisque - 1989
  • Oud Sublime - 2016
  • Patchouli Homme - 2009
  • Patchouli Intense - 2009
  • Petit Ange
  • Rose Intense - 2008
  • Rose-Pivoine - 1998
  • Rose Royale - 2017
  • Sacrebleu - 1993
  • Sacrebleu Intense - 2008
  • Vanille Intense - 2009
  • Vanille Tonka - 1997
  • Vetyver
  • Vie de Chateau - 1992
  • Violette in Love - 2009
  • Week End - 2011
  • Week-End a Deauville - 2009


Patricia de Nicolai - about the perfumer

Articles featuring Patricia de Nicolai:
The Descendants - When you grow up in a family of perfumers, just about every memory evokes a symphony of scent.



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