New from bath and body specialists Molton Brown is Russian Leather- a particularly dark and intense collection with a distinctive new fragrance. Molton Brown tell us this is, “an olfactive impression of the bygone Russian Leather-making craft, practised only by a few remote villages perched on forest edges.”

  • Top notes: black tea, elemi and purple basil.
  • Heart notes: Siberian pine, tobacco and birch.
  • Base notes: leather accord, vetiver and cade.

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