Yves Saint Laurent: Top 5 Recommendations for Women

French Fashion house Yves Saint Laurent was founded by Yves Henri Donat Mathieu Saint Laurent . The company and the founder are often abbreviated to YSL.

The house’s first perfume was launched in 1964 called Y for women. The designer houses has often partnered with celebrities , fashion houses and master perfumers to render their unique perfumes to masses.

Some of the top recommendations for YSL perfumes for Women include:

Black Opium:

A beautiful bold and gourmand perfume that is enchanting and leaves behind an air of mystery of the wearer. A rock and Roll twist rendition to the original mix Opium is what puts this perfume over the edge and even more carnal. An undeniably delicious scent that is every bit seductive through its entire journey.

  • Top Notes : Pear , Orange Blossom , Pink Pepper
  • Mid Notes : Liquorice, Coffee, Jasmine and Almonds
  • Base Notes: Cedar, Patchouli , Cashmere Wood , Vanilla
  • Classification: Oriental Vanilla

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Rarely in the history of fragrance has a creation embodied such enchantment, mystery, magic, and exoticism. Introduced in 1977, Opium symbolizes Yves Saint Laurent's fascination with the Orient and his unique understanding of a woman's hidden emotions and inexplicable passions. Opium arouses the senses with an exotic blend of lush florals, rich spices, and deep wood notes.

  • Top Notes: Lily-of-the-orange, Mandarin Orange, Bergamot
  • Heart Notes: Myrhh, Jasmine, Carnation
  • Base Notes: Vanille, Amber, Opoponax, Patchouli
  • Classification: Oriental Spicy

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Imagine yourself amongst all the glitz and glamour of the film industry. All eyes are on you and people want to be around you. Cinema by Yves Saint Laurent for women was first released in 2004 and is a fresh floral and citrus scent that is perfect for almost any event, day or night, and is sure to make you feel like a star.

  • Top Notes: Almond Blossom, Cyclamen, Clementine
  • Middle Notes: Jasmine, Amaryllis, Peony
  • Base Notes: Vanilla, White Musk, Benzoin, Amber
  • Classification: Oriental Floral

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Manifesto By YSL for women is an vanilla, citrus mixture of white flowers from around the world, brought together in this enchanting fragrance. Rare notes, Arabian Sambac jasmine and Lily of the valley absolute will most certainly recuperate your soul and body. Manifesto delights the nose from the very first notes: bergamot and zesty green notes. Cedar thrills us with its perfect harmony with sweet Sandalwood aroma, but leaves unnoticeably, while other floral notes become sharper. The composition becomes powdery, briefly musky - and then we get comfortable with the company of vanilla, and warm Tonka.

  • Top Notes: Bergamot , Green Notes and Black Currant
  • Middle Notes: Jasmine Sambac, Lilly of the valley
  • Base Notes: Tonka Bean, Sandalwood, Cedar and Vanilla
  • Classification: Oriental Floral

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Mon Paris

A carnal fruity bliss that is sweet but in a delicious manner. The first whiff Is of a succulent Strawberry that intertwines with the juicy accords of Pear and Raspberry. A generous squeeze of zesty accords of Tangerine and Mandarin atop a beautiful floral heart this perfume is tantalizing till the end of its journey. The perfume is a summery joyous potion which is drenched in a fruity syrup wrapped in a blanket of florals and getting warmer on a woody base with vanilla on the side.

  • Top Notes: Tangerine, Orange, Calone, Calabrian Bergamot, Pear, Raspberry, Strawberry
  • Mid Notes: Chinese Jasmine, Jasmine Sambac, Orange Blossom, Peony, Datura
  • Base Notes: Vanilla, Moss, Cedar, Patchouli, Ambroxan, White Musk, Patchouli
  • Classification: Chypre Fruity

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