Café Cabanel opens on a velvety note of coffee, softened by lemon, mandarine and a hint of cinnamon. It then evolves towards a rich heart composed of buttery, milky and almond notes lightly associated with a Bulgarian rose and heliotrope chord. Its trail then reveals the voluptuousness of vanilla and tonka bean blended with sandalwood and white musks. An addictive blend, highlighted with a touch of patchouli.
Premium version: A beautiful metallic gold bottle, with its exclusive red and black pattern.
Clean version: A more sustainable bottle in a clear recyclable glass, a recycled metal cap and a formula based on organic wheat alcohol.
“That coffee experience is without doubt one of the highlights of my week! Rarely do I miss the chance to appreciate an espresso sitting on one of those wicker chairs so characteristic of a French café. For this perfume I wanted to blend the scents of such a place – coffee aromas, chocolate, pastries, but also the wood and metallic tabletops of the furniture." Caroline Ilacqua
- Meet the Brand
- Meet the Maker
At the end of the 19th century, Théodore Cabanel creates prestigious Colognes and Quintessences for "extraits de mouchoirs". An elegant crowd rapidly adopts the Cabanel fragrances. His daughter chooses to follow in her father's footsteps in the true tradition of "Maître Parfumeur". She rapidly becomes the Duchess of Windsor's favourite perfumer.
Caroline Ilacqua steps into the picture in 2003. Only 22 years old at the time, she boldly takes up the torch and expressing her own sensitivity gives a zip to the timeless fragrances. Working hand in hand with Jean-François Latty, one of the best in the profession, she opens a new chapter in this great adventure.
Together, they take their inspiration from the more than 150 emblematic Cabanel perfume formulae. They venture to play the score with their own modern interpretation. Today, it may be said that Teo Cabanel has re-invented exceptional perfumes which combine natural elegance and richness, the authentic sign of High French Perfumery.
As the creator of rare refined fragrances, Teo Cabanel brings the utmost care to each and every one of its perfume creations.
You cannot fail to recognise them for the quality of their fragrances and their unique design. We make no compromise on the quality. Only the purest, most natural and noble ingredients will do.
Jean Francois Latty
After graduating from the Roure Perfume Institute in Grasse, Jean-François Latty starts to work for Roure in Paris creating his first fragrances.
In 1970, he joins Roure USA and after a year is hired by International Flavours and Fragrances (IFF).
In 1987, Takasago asks him to join the company and he sets off numerous successful fragrances.
In 2000, he created JFL Creations a company specialized in perfume creation and in selling natural ingredients.
Immediately attracted by the Téo Cabanel heritage, Jean-François Latty decides to become Téo Cabanel's official perfumer.
Quality doesn't mix with compromise! Such is Latty's motto and philosophy for all his creations. Thus, his fragrances don't derive from marketing trends and passing fashion.