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Monday, November 18, 2013

Maroc by Ultima II c1985

Maroc was launched in 1985 by Ultima II/Revlon. Ultima II envisioned luxury when they created this perfume and presented it in gold on gold presentation boxes.


Maroc was inspired by the moschata, a wild, white, musk rose, which can only be found growing  on the Mediterranean coast of Morocco, east of Tangier, during September. The moschata flowers in the sunlight and blooms on long after dark. Lush, warm and sensual.

Maroc was exclusively blended in France of high quality essential oils which included Moschata rose, rose maroc, rose otto, jasmine maroc and rich undertones of patchouli, ambergris, musk  and mousse de chene. The scent is reminiscent of Moroccan princesses , poets, and potentates, evoking an atmosphere of opulence. The spokesmodel for the perfume was 25 year old Kim Alexis, who posed in Morocco for the perfume's advertisements.


So what does it smell like? It is classified as a floral chypre fragrance for women.
  • Top notes: bergamot, honey
  • Middle notes: geranium, jasmine, orris, Moschata rose, rose maroc, rose otto, jasmine maroc
  • Base notes: ambergris, patchouli, vetiver, civet, oakmoss, rosewood and musk


Maroc disappeared from the shelves around 1990 and remains a popular discontinued scent today..

The perfume was re-created by Irma Shorell Inc/Long Lost Perfumes in 1995. It features:
  • Top notes: coriander, cardamom, geranium, rosewood, bergamot, and aldehydes.
  • Heart: Otto rose, jasmine, orris root, gardenia, ylang-ylang and lily of the valley.
  • Base: sandalwood, musk, patchouli, vetiver and oakmoss.

2 comments:

  1. Where can Maroc (the real stuff) be purchased?

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  2. Where is the Maroc? (the real stuff) Where can it be purchased?

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