EXCLUSIVELY AT SAKS. The inspiration for Velvet Patchouli is iconic incense. Patchouli: the first fragrance I felt really belonged to me. It became my statement scent. Stefano Gabbana. Velvet Patchouli is an intense, luxurious patchouli oil drenched with kephalis that cedes to a rich, musky presence. The bottle is displayed in a precious black velvet box bearing an engraved golden plate and silky inner fabric. Also ideal as a gift. 1.6 oz.