The end of 2015 is fast approaching and brings with it the Christmas holidays. Also, it is high time to plan the ideal gift …
So, as tradition dictates, perfume houses are releasing limited editions of their most famous fragrances. And, of course, Yves Saint Laurent is no exception to the rule. Thus, this year it is an old essence of thirty two years which is brought up to date and which is adorned with a dazzling red. Paris Rebel gets a makeover and is released in a Red and Gold collector’s version , to the delight of its fans. Decidedly Le Rouge is in the spotlight at the end of the year at Yves Saint Laurent, after Opium Rouge Fatal here is Paris Rebel Rouge et Or .
Yves Saint Laurent revisits a floral fragrance
We are not more in vogue than the makeover at the moment. You just have to see the number of shows that flourish on this subject. Yes, but when it comes to revisiting a thirty-two-year-old fragrance, it is no easy task. In this case, it is the famous perfumer Loc Dong who was in charge of this mission. The challenge is then to create something innovative without obscuring the long history behind this perfume. The fragrance of Paris Rebel Rouge et Oropens with the scent of a Rose Absolute. Her femininity surprises so much she is exacerbated. This is related to the fact that the flowers underwent prompt processing directly after being picked up. This way they don’t ferment and deliver the best of their nectar. However, Paris Rebel plays on duality and delivers a very contrasting freshness. This comes from its Tomato Leaf aroma. Then, the base becomes woody and mingles with musk. Thus the trail of this perfume is very assertive. We are dealing with a fragrance with a character that is both sensual and almost animal.
Paris Rebel Rouge et Or tells us a story
Revisiting a fragrance to publish a collector’s version is a marketing process frequently used in perfumery. But then, why choose precisely this fragrance among all the creations of Yves Saint Laurent? Well, that’s probably because this one tells a story. Indeed, the creator from Oran came to settle very young in Paris. It is in this city that he designed his first creations. Then, his growing success, he chose to open his business there. It is then in this city which will exercise all his life and that he will live in the company of Pierre Bergé until his death in 2008. This is to tell you if the capital was dear to his heart… So, imagine how much Paris has to inspire its designs. It is therefore logical that the Yves Saint Laurent house has chosen to honor theParis Rebel fragrance . For the occasion, she therefore dressed it in red, as if to symbolize the passionate soul of this genius creator. With him, love mingles with luxury, subtly recalled by the golden touches affixed to it. This bottle is a perfect balance between vintage and contemporary. Paris Rebel is contained in a very elegant retro-chic setting. The tribute is very successful and undoubtedly opens the way to a nice success story.
Olfactory Family: Floral – Aromatic
Top notes: Citrus, pink pepper.
Heart Notes: Tomato leaves, rose absolute.
Base notes: Woody Accord, Musk, Amber