Black Opium Nuit Blanche by Yves Saint Laurent Perfume. Nuit Blanche is a Parisian arts and culture carnival that runs from dusk until dawn.
Inspired by this festival, Yves Saint Laurent’s Black Opium Nuit Blanche balances the mystery of the darkest night with the promise of the rosy sunrise. Rice, bourbon pepper and anise combine in spicy sweetness to make up the sultry top notes. The heart of the fragrance is an intoxicating, deep blend of orange blossom, peony, coriander and coffee. Finally,
notes of vanilla, sandalwood and white musk linger to bring a light counterbalance. Place this sensuous perfume along the pulse points on your wrists for a long-lasting scent for a daring evening out.
Yves Saint Laurent began his fashion career at the age of 17 and became the head designer of Dior at 21. His name is one of the most recognizable in the fashion and fragrance world, and his designs are accessible and elegantly comfortable.
Born in Algeria in 1936, Yves Saint Laurent left home at the age of 17 to study fashion design in Paris. After graduation, he showed some of his drawings to the editor of Vogue, who in turn showed them to Christian Dior, who immediately hired Saint Laurent. Though he was an assistant and was given menial and mundane tasks, he did not go unnoticed. He was allowed to submit sketches, and with every season, more and more of his designs were...
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