Inspired by the emblematic creations of Yves Saint Laurent, Le Vestiaire des Parfums is a collection of fragrances that each interprets a centrepiece of the couturier’s wardrobe.

Young Yves Saint Laurent wearing a caftan in Marrakech

With its its loose-fitted and floating cut, the caftan sums up the Eastern world. Yves Saint Laurent fell in love with this traditional piece of clothing during his Marrakech stays and reinterpreted it through his own signature and compelling modernity. By turning the fluid lines of the traditional caftan into a strikingly modern, iconic piece, it immediately became a welcome alternative to the classical evening dress.

The couturier’s oriental reveries have in turn inspired the scent CAFTAN, whose mysterious allure blends dark, velvety incense with lush, radiant benzoin. Mysterious and vibrant, CAFTAN is a tribute to far-flung journeys. A floating veil of incense embroidered with vanilla lightly drapes the skin in the same way that the fluidity of the caftan caresses the body. Inspired by the vibrancy of Moroccan culture, CAFTAN calls upon all the bursting and colorful fabrics of the East. The shimmering amber deploys deep sensual promises that mirror the exuberance and warmth of ochre and sandy shades.

CAFTAN is part of the Haute Parfumerie collection of Yves Saint Laurent. It is a woody leathery, spicy unisex fragrance, and definitely a great fall /winter scent. I have fallen immediately in love with it. It is seductive and warm, however not too gourmand, yet very flamboyant with its notes of amber, incense and vanilla. A great gift for a scent-loving friend or just to spoil yourself.


Enjoy your holidays!

LoL, Sandra

Photos: © David Biedert Photography / Sandra Bauknecht and © YSL Beauty
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