Black Opium Sparkle & Clash, Yves Saint Laurent’s new feminine
Opium is arguably one of the most famous and controversial names in perfumery. Born in 1977, it has aroused as much criticism as it has been out of stock. “If I chose Opium as a name,” said Yves Saint-Laurent one day, “it is because I hoped intensely that it could, through all its incandescent powers, release divine fluids, magnetic waves, and catch them. hearts and the charm of seduction that give birth to mad love. A true scent of passion, Opium did not cease to be talked about until 2014 when it reinvented itself in the form of Black Opium . Also, in this year 2016, Yves Saint-Laurent presents a new facet of his legendary juice. This one is then renamed Black Opium Sparkle & Clash.
A fragrance by Yves Saint-Laurent that evolves with the times
In 1977, Opium made its appearance and was intended for a singular woman, at the same time elegant, intelligent, chic but nonchalant. He then plunged us into a very rich and sophisticated universe. Then, in 2014, Yves Saint-Laurent adapted his original juice to the new century. The decor was very different then. The Yves Saint-Laurent woman was previously more carefree, a bit boyish and particularly rock ‘n’ roll. She seemed then in search of urban adventures, liking to take risks and to flirt with the forbidden. Also, Black Opium Sparkle & Clash seems this time to push this philosophy to its climax. This new juice is not lacking in character and sounds like a real boost in everyday life that does not lack refinement.
The floral and characterful scent of Black Opium Sparkle & Clash
On the scent side, Black Opium Sparkle & Clash is a juice that does not lack dynamism. It takes off on a particularly invigorating note of green mandarin. It is very pleasant to wear on a daily basis and blows like a real vitalizing slap. This citrus fruit is associated here with a juicier and fruity side emanating from the pear. Then, the characteristic femininity of the Yves Saint Laurent woman resurfaces in her heart. This is a concentrate of white flowers combining the Mediterranean side of orange blossom with the opulent richness of jasmine. The tea, meanwhile, also sublimates this set. Finally, it is in its background that the strong character of the Black Opium Sparkle & Clash woman is truly expressed. If the white woods appear at first glance quite soft,
The design of the new Black Opium Sparkle & Clash
Finally, with regard to its bottle , Black Opium Sparkle & Clash is not diametrically opposed to its elders. Its allure has remained intact, combining curved edges and a square shape. Its center has retained its round porthole tinted with a very feminine flesh-pink color. Nevertheless, her dress, once adorned with a sparkling light, is this time more matte. It looks like hammered metal. This gives it an even more rock ‘n’ roll, more raw and industrial side. Likewise, round embossed metal keys further enhance its round center for a more contemporary look.