Even the name, chosen by Madame Gres herself in French Cabochard means 'stubborn' or 'headstrong' reflects her free spirit and will. Cabochard was created after Madame Gres ' trip to India. She described a beautiful perfume to the young perfume creator Guy Robert — very flowery, rich like tuberose yet softer, contrasted by fresh, slightly green note. It was a water hyacinth! After several trials, Madame Gres recognized her perfume.