Y Le Parfum by Yves Saint Laurent Cologne.
Rich, dark, sophisticated, Y Le Parfum is an intensive warm and fresh spicy fougere that reinterprets Saint Laurent's original citrus woody aromatic cologne Y for men (2017). The opening is a vibrant, crisp blend of tart-sweet green apple and grapefruit interfused with effervescent aldehydes and a touch of fresh ginger. Piquant accords become more aromatic as the scent settles, merging peppery geranium absolute and clary sage with clean herbal-floral
undertones of lavender essence. A smooth base combines almond nuances of Tonka bean and earthy, sensual patchouli essence with olibanum and cedar to leave an elegant, expressive fougere trail.
The iconic French design house Yves Saint Laurent launched this fresh aromatic scent in 2021. Other popular spicy compositions by the label include the citrusy and woody aromatic aquatic L’Homme Cologne Bleue (2018), the fruity herbal aromatic Kouros Silver (2015), the fresh herbal and floral aromatic Y Eau Fraiche and the citrus floral aromatic scent Y Live (2019).
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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