Arabic for smelling the breeze. An Arabian Spring time festival celebrated in Egypt on the Nile. The current trend for orris comes full circle with the rebirth of Shem-el-Nessim. Originally created in 1906, this rich, luxurious creation typifies the L'Origan style with its warm, soft, powdery, floral aspect. A scent which personifies the Edwardian era in which femininity was fê_ted.