Exclusive collections are blooming everywhere in the world of perfumery with all players trying to counter the rise of niche brands. Many launches, some good ideas.
Fortunately, the end of 2011, Yves Saint Laurent came proved otherwise by tapping into its rich scent history to launch her own collection. No need for new when you have a glorious past.
Inspired by a chess belonging to Stefano Pilati and playing on contrasts between black and white, male and female, The Collection aims to put forward some flavors of the house and to reintroduce two fragrances unforgettable fragrances, In Love Again & Nu to the market .
Y (1964) created by Michel Hy and built around notes of bergamot, coriander, iris, patchouli, oak moss.
Yvresse (1993) by Sophia Grojsman and Jean-Pierre Mary with nectarine, lychee, purple flower, patchouli and rose.
In Love Again (1998) composed by Jean-Claude Ellena on notes of currant, mandarina, orange, muscat grape, rose, peony, blackberry.
Nu (2001) composed by Jacques Cavallier, with notes of cardamom, frankincense, bergamot, patchouli and incense
Pour Homme (1971) created by Raymond Chaillan on notes of lemon, petitgrain, patchouli, oak moss, mint.
Jazz (1988) directed by Jean-François Latty with coriander, geranium, sage, cypress, patchouli.
M7 Oud Absolu (2002), created by Jacques Cavallier & Alberto Morillas with notes of mandarin, oud wood, cistus, patchouli and myrrh.
Rive Gauche pour Homme (2003) composed by Jacques Cavallier around lavender, geranium, patchouli, vetiver, guaiac wood.