A tobacco composition built on notes that range from honey and fruits, to woods and ambers.
The freshness of the Bergamot contrasted by the heat of the spicesNutmeg, Cardamom and Coriandercreates an elegant yet unusual opening. A touch of fruitRaspberryand a hint of aromatic noteBlue Chamomileaccentuate the originality of the top.
The heart is composed with the Honey from Laos, the Oliban from Somalia and with rich and sensual woodsCedar from the Atlas and Vetyver from Haiti. A few notes of Oakmoss and Patchouli coat this woody marquetry.
This "Tobacco" composition is further intensified by powerful ambery notesCistus labdanum from Spainreinforced with a soft accord of powdery vanillaVanilla from Bourbon islands and bitter Almondwhich provide the power and tenacity to the perfume.
Kilian's "L'Oeuvre Noire" fragrances are an eco-luxe collection revolving around 3 themes: "Love and its prohibitions", "The Artificial paradises" and "The Temptations". Kilian uses only the rarest and most expensive essential oils in each scent and, most importantly, all of Kilian's perfumes are refillable so the bottle you buy is the bottle you keep for your lifetime. Nothing is meant to be thrown away!
A set of 4 travel spray refills, 0.25 oz. each.
Having trained with the greatest noses in perfumery and worked for perfume houses such as Christian Dior, Paco Rabanne, Alexander McQueen, and Giorgio Armani, Kilian launched his own brand that reflects not only his expertise but his heritage. Heir to a long line of cognac makers, Kilian has put a personal spin on his family's tradition by creating uncompromisingly luxurious fragrances that are redolent of the sugar in alcohol and the wood of cognac barrels. Kilian Hennessy answers our 5 Questions.