Kenzo World by Kenzo Perfume. Released in 2016, Kenzo World provides a peculiar experience in perfume with its extraordinary eye-shaped bottle design
and a floral fragrance that can only be described as otherworldly. A lush opening of red fruits gives way to a dazzling aura of peony and Egyptian jasmine in the heart. The energy of the fragrance, however, is enhanced and transformed by the synthetic scent Ambroxan in the base. Perfumer Francis Kurkdjian cites its use as like a fog that “blurs
the contours of things all around, and we only recognize their hazy outline.” This is a sensory journey that one must experience to truly understand.
Founded on the principles of presenting Japanese design and natural themes within a contemporary Western light, Kenzo’s fashion and fragrance lines have garnered a wide audience through Europe with enchanting and sometimes eclectic beauty. From collections like the enchanting Flower and the ephemeral Madly Kenzo!, to the mystical third eye of the World collection, the brand’s perfumes are matched only by the expert art design of their packaging.
Kenzo had his breakout year in 1970 when he presented his first collection to positive reviews, opened his first store, Jungle Jap, and had one of his designs worn on the cover of ELLE magazine. With his new found popularity Kenzo was able to present his next collections in New York and Tokyo. He won numerous accolades for his women’s wear over the next few years and finally entered the men’s market in 1983 but waited until 1988 before venturing...
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