Serge Lutens Perfume & Women's Fragrance

Serge Lutens is an iconic designer and art director who had an illustrious career with some of the beauty worlds biggest brands before starting his own company around the turn of the millennium. Interested in photography and beauty from an early age, the Frenchman moved to Paris at 20 years old where he ended up working for Vogue Magazine. He quickly became the talk of the town for the innovative and chic make-up, hair and jewellery he created. Never one to settle with just one job Lutens also kept up his photography and filmmaking and his impressionistic photos were displayed far and wide, including in the famous Guggenheim Museum in New York.

It was during his tenure at Shiseido he was offered to design his first fragrance. Unlike many designers, Serge Lutens takes an active and executive part in the creation of all his perfumes and the debut, Nombre Noir (1982), ended up becoming the first of many and the beginning of a whole new career for Lutens.

All Serge Lutens fragrances are unisex, meant to be enjoyed and worn by anyone. Since 2000, all Serge Lutens perfumes have been issued in the same elegantly iconic rectangular bottles, featuring a simple label with the name of the fragrance and very little in terms of visual representation of the scent. Instead, only the colour of the juice inside and the name reveals what it holds in store.

After establishing his own label in the new millenium following a decade of developing unusual luxury scents at the exclusive Les Salons du Palais Royal in Paris, Lutens has released a steady stream of unforgettable fragrances. As a perfumer he favours quality ingredients and narrative, building a scene or character with the progression of notes. A good example of Lutens storytelling style is the oriental Ambre Sultan (2000), which sketches a bedouin tent in a desert with notes of burning incense, spices and deep, dark resins, or Muscs Koublai Khan (1998) which paints a portrait of the feared Mongol warlord Koublai Khan with large amounts of animal musks and civet, which makes for an primal beast of a fragrance that should definitely not be worn for work! A sweeter standout from Lutens production is the lovely Bas de Soie (2010), which means “silk stockings” and represents this with powdered iris and soothing hyacinth.

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Serge Lutens Timeline

1999
2016
2015
2015
LA RELIGIEUSE

La Religieuse by Serge Lutens is a floral and oriental fragrance...

2013
2013
La Fille de Berlin
LA FILLE DE BERLIN

La Fille de Berlin by Serge Lutens is an oriental and floral...

2011
2011
JEUX DE PEAU

Jeux de Peau by Serge Lutens is a oriental wood fragrance for...

L'EAU FROIDE

L'Eau Froide by Serge Lutens is a unisex oriental woody...

VITRIOL D'ŒILLET

Vitriol d’œillet by Serge Lutens is an oriental spicy...

2010
2010
Bas de Soie
BAS DE SOIE

Bas de Soie by Serge Lutens, is a floral fragrance for men and...

2009
2009
FEMINITE DU BOIS

Feminite du Bois by Serge Lutens is an oriental and woody...

L'EAU

L'eau by Serge Lutens is a floral aldehyde unisex...

LAINE DE VERRE

Laine de Verre by Serge Lutens is an aromatic fragrance for both...

2008
2008
Five O'Clock Au Gingembre
FIVE O'CLOCK AU GINGEMBRE

Five O'Clock Au Gingembre by Serge Lutens is a unisex fragrance...

Serge Noire
SERGE NOIRE

Serge Noire by Serge Lutens is a oriental fragrance for both men...

2006
2006
GRIS CLAIR

Gris Clair by Serge Lutens is a aromatic and floral fragrance for...

2005
2005
CEDRE

Cedre by Serge Lutens is an oriental woody unisex...

Chergui
CHERGUI

Chergui by Serge Lutens is an oriental and spicy fragrance for...

2004
2004
DAIM BLOND

Daim Blond by Serge Lutens is a chypre floral unisex...

2003
2003
CLAIR DE MUSC

Clair de Musc by Serge Lutens is a floral fragrance for...

Fleurs D'Oranger
FLEURS D'ORANGER

Fleurs D'Oranger by Serge Lutens is a floral fragrance for women...

Un Bois Vanille
UN BOIS VANILLE

Un Bois Vanille by Serge Lutens is an oriental fragrance for men...

2001
2001
Datura Noir
DATURA NOIR

Datura Noir by Serge Lutens is a oriental vanilla fragrance for...

2000
2000
A La Nuit
A LA NUIT

A La Nuit by Serge Lutens is an oriental floral fragrance for...

Ambre Sultan
AMBRE SULTAN

Ambre Sultan by Serge Lutens is an oriental fragrance for women...

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SERGE NOIRESerge Noire by Serge Lutens is a oriental fragrance for both men...