Thursday, April 16, 2015

Opium by Yves Saint Laurent c1977

Opium was launched in 1977 by designer Yves Saint Laurent. It was created by perfumer Jean Amic and Jean-Louis Sieuzac of Roure after 30 tries to get it right. After a successful year of sales in France, YSL introduced Opium to America. It is a beautiful, rare and mysterious Oriental fragrance dripping with spices from distant Siam, Katmandu and Samarkand.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Y by Yves Saint Laurent c1964

Y by Yves Saint Laurent: launched in 1964. Created by Jean Amic and Jacqueline Couturier. 'Y' is properly pronounced in the French manner ‘Ee-grek’.