Y by Yves Saint Laurent Cologne. The crisp floral, spicy and sensual aromatic profile of Y by Yves Saint Laurent characterizes the icon
sophistication of a white tee-shirt paired with a black jacket. It opens with a top note of ginger enhanced by the pungent, citrus essence of bergamot and the clean, lemony freshness of white aldehydes. Next, the heart combines the earthy green scent of sage with the herbaceous notes of geranium absolute and violet leaf. Finally, the fragrance is solidly
supported by a woody, sensual base note blend of fir balsam, cedar wood, incense accords, ambergris and musk.
Taking the fashion world by storm since the debut of his couture in 1961, Yves Saint Laurent offered a blend of comfort and elegance. Soon after starting his clothing line, the French designer launched his perfume collection with Y for Women, released in 1964. Since then, 181 fragrances have been crafted for the Ysl line by world-class perfumers such as Dominique Ropion, the nose who crafted Y for its 2017 release.
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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