Opium vapeurs de parfum, a mythical reinterpretation of the star fragrance
Cheeky, provocative, YSL likes to shake up the codes that are already anchored. In particular, he will imagine the look of the modern woman by reinventing the male classics. Her first fragrance, “Rive Gauche”, is an invitation to freedom. In 2012, he decided to reinterpret his star fragrance, “Opium”, with “Opium, vapors of perfume”.
Opium Vapeurs de Parfum version the promise of a moment full of sensuality
It was in 1977 that YSL launched “Opium”. Its scandalous name, because it is too evocative, will make it a myth. On this subject, Yves Saint Laurent explains “If I chose Opium as a name, it is because I intensely hoped that it could, through all its incandescent powers, release the divine fluids, the magnetic waves, hook them. -hearts and charms of seduction which give birth to mad love ”… Unfortunately, some countries saw it as an incitement to consume illicit products, and“ Opium ”was banned in many countries. In fact, “Opium” was the first perfume to dare to speak of drugs, sex and transgression, and for that, it is a perfume that has become mythical, whose history is unlike any other. It was in 2012 that YSL decided to reinterpret its star fragrance by offering “Opium vapors of perfume”. The spirit of the mythical perfume is felt here, but with no velvet. “Opium vapeurs de parfum” is an invitation to sensuality, at a precious moment, which will undoubtedly be charged with emotions and feelings. Airy, light and ultra sensual, the Opium revisit seems much more intimate. “Opium vapors of perfume” is a very soft, velvety and voluptuous essence, but ultra fascinating, thus revealing a facet of the woman hitherto unknown.
The sensual notes of Opium Vapeurs de Parfum
< p> It is to Dominique Ropion, a very talented perfumer, that we owe the composition of “Opium vapors of perfume”. The latter takes off on the freshness of tangerine. To this is added a spicy note, that of rose berry. The heart combines the luminosity of orange blossom with the opulence of sambac jasmine, as well as incense or the spicy aspect of nutmeg. Finally, the base lights up thanks to amber, woody and vanilla scents. The bottle of “Opium vapors of perfume” is ultra feminine. It takes the codes of the original, and is adorned with a soft pink hue. The cabochon is in gold metal bringing a final touch of elegance to the whole.
“Opium vapors of perfume” or the reinterpretation of a myth… It was in 1977 that Yves Saint Laurent imagined the sulphurous and no less mythical fragrance of Opium. With its very particular biography, “Opium” is anchored in history in an indelible way. If “Opium vapeurs de parfum” has taken nothing away from the legend, it has nevertheless added a more sensual side. The new essence reveals the hidden facets of a woman full of charm, soft, voluptuous and ultra sensual.
Opium Vapeurs de Parfum by Yves Saint-Laurent, revisiting a legend
The Opium myth of Yves Saint-Laurent
Opium made its appearance in 1977. Much more than a simple perfume, it was quickly classified as a real myth of perfumery. Indeed, his scandalously evocative name has made him a legend. As of its release, many are those who cried scandal and who saw in it an incitement to the consumption of illicit products. Opium can boast of having truly revolutionized the image of perfumery, being the first juice to speak explicitly of sex, transgression and addiction. However, despite the many controversies about it, it instantly became one of the best-selling perfumes in the world, even going so far as to create, barely a month after its release, stockouts. Also, as a self-respecting myth, Opium has had the right to many revisits. This is how Opium Vapeurs de Parfum appeared in 2012. This one is however very different from its elder. It is much more airy, light and sensual. It’s a bit as if the iconic Opium is unveiling new ones in a more intimate facet. It takes us into a felted and vaporous world, airy and luminous. The result becomes even more fascinating and reveals a new aspect of the Yves Saint-Laurent woman.
The lightness of Opium Vapeurs de Parfum
This exceptional fragrance is signed by one of the greatest perfumers on the planet, Dominique Ropion. In this sense, it could only be a fabulous olfactory discovery. It begins with an invigorating flight of tangerine and pink pepper. These two ingredients bring exemplary liveliness to this composition. Then, the heart of Opium Vapeurs de Parfum is more feminine and luminous. It combines two major white flowers of perfumery, namely sambac jasmine and orange blossom. It then expresses a very contemporary sensuality. Opium Vapeurs de Parfum nevertheless ends with darker tones. Its skin-deep sensuality is depicted in particular through woody and vanilla tones. This scent addiction is then contained in a bottle similar in shape to the original. Nevertheless, it is adorned with a softer creamy pink shade. Opium Vapeurs de Parfum adopts a very feminine and carnal aesthetic. What’s more, its hue of gold metal only increases its luxurious side.
The Water of YSL Perfume Vapor Light Opium Toilet
More than a perfume, Opium is a mmythe. One of the most beautiful legends in perfumery. The masterpieces of Monsieur Saint Laurent. In 2012, Opium revealed an exceptional new composition, light and sensual. A re-staging of the classic work revealing a more intimate facet of Opium.
The Spirit of Opium advances slowly. Opimu Vapeurs de Parfum is an invitation to immerse yourself with ease in the vaporous aromas of a new fragrance. Sensuality on the skin, a light, fresh and addictive fragrance, an almost more selfish pleasure.
The Opium Vapeurs de Parfum fragrance is signed by perfumer Dominique Ropion. A light, fresh and sensual floriental fragrance. The essence of mandarin and pink pepper sign a fresh and delicate start. Sambac jasmine and orange blossom reveal a sensual floral facet, expressed in an ultra contemporary way. Woody amber notes and vanilla express skin-deep sensuality. A deliciously intimate addiction.
The Opium Vapeurs de Parfum bottle takes the form of the Opium fragrance. A creamy pink hue makes this new bottle feminine and carnal.
Notes: Essence of Mandarin, Pink Pepper, Sambac Jasmine, Orange Blossom, Patchouli, Benzoin, Vanilla.