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OPIUM POUR HOMME by YVES SAINT LAURENT 100ml
The original spicy, oriental fragrance for men, created by Jacques Cavallier for Yves Saint Laurent, in 1995.
The provocative, mysterious scent of Opium Pour Homme is an homage to the Orient, a place of endless inspiration for Monsieur Saint Laurent. An intense fusion of exotic notes black currant, galangal, star anise interact with warmer ones of earthy cedar and amber; both summoning a sense of the mystical and grounding in the here and now. The power in the finish: Sichuan pepper stirs an inescapable quality
A lighter concentration of the exotic, spicy Opium scent.
The deep and intense fragrance highlights the sensuality of an Oriental fragrance as mythical as it is mysterious.
Top notes: Blackcurrant and star anise.
Heart notes: Galanga and pepper.
Base notes: Tolu balsam, atlas cedar and bourbon vanilla
English model & actor Rupert Everett was the face that launched it.
The history of the House of Saint Laurent is a colourful one, defined specifically by its founder’s Le Smoking tuxedo and Hedi Slimane’s brand overhaul. This is what makes the Parisian fashion label so culturally significant.
When Yves Saint Laurent founded his namesake fashion house in 1961 he introduced a revolutionary take on women’s clothing. Inspired by the structure of menswear and the feeling of power that came with wearing it, his approach was a celebration of gender fluidity that shook the fashion industry. Since then, the likes of Alber Elbaz and Hedi Slimane have interpreted Saint Laurent’s vision for the brand, and it’s Anthony Vaccarello who now sits at the label’s helm.
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