A week ago, I had the pleasure of a marvellous sensorial encounter.
Guilty of that the lovely parfumeur Laurent Mazzone and his incredibly sensual, warm, spicy, boozy, hugable and unique creations!
First impression. Laurent Mazzone has that particular typology of the bohemian artist, chic and full of paradoxes! A very sensitive artist, which transfers into his creations emotions, experiences and feelings with the same nonchalance of the French from Le Marrais… An exceptional “maître parfumeur”!
It’s been a while since we have his creations in Madison, but I’ve never had the time to focus my whole attention on them! Well, this was the night I just did that and I was left wondering what was I doing all this time!? Why haven’t I discovered LM fragrances earlier?!…
I do know the answer… I’m the worst creature of habit! But thank goodness I have all the good reasons to change!
16 good reasons to be more precise… all made of eau de parfum, extrait de parfum, and two gorgeous body elixirs! Plus an array of candles following the same sensual olfactory notes!
My absolute favourites have to be the darkest, most sensual ones like Ambre Muscadin ( with ambre and vanilla notes but not that artificial, overpowering vanilla extract… I’m talking the glorious Bourbon vanille ), Black Oud ( a fragrance recommended for Men that I would gladly wear myself since it has oud in it ) and of course, Hard Leather ( another manly fragrance – the perfect mix of leather, oud, rum and vanillla – all my favourite scents in one place! ) an excellent winter scent, which will probably be my next purchase!
Yes, I’m guilty of loving strong, oriental scents!
But the star of the night was Monsieur Laurent’s most recent release: Sensual & Decadent – the scent that “goes beyond the search for conventions, the embodiment of all the luxury and glamour” ( LM ).
Lisylang, Rhubarh, Heliotrop, Labadanum, Oud, Vanilla Infusion – this is Sensual & Decadent. What else can I say about a perfume that speaks for itself!?
Nahh! Maybe I should add just one thing…The nose who worked on the fragrances is Jerome Epinette – as in the man behind Byredo and Atelier Cologne – Jerome Epinette, of course!… As in the creator of Oribe and NEST perfumes! Got it?!
But the highlight of my night was definitely meeting Monsieur Laurent himself, having the opportunity to ask him a few questions – like a mini-interview about his creations and fooling around taking a couple of pictures, silly selfies included!
Next, you have some of the answers that resume the whole philosophy of the House of Perfume Laurent Mazzone, from the man himself:
A: I admit, I know way too little about LM Perfumes! What should I know about them? What’s the whole philosophy of the brand?
LM: I create perfumes that evoke memories! To create memories you need to have lived! If you have lived, you will never forget! So, Life lived in Intimacy is the whole philosophy here. And my perfumes inspire Intimacy!
A: What made you create your first perfume?
LM: My love for perfume, of course! Working in the fashion industry for so many years, I was able to observe young people expressing themselves throughout the outfits they created. So it only came naturally for me to try to create perfumes that express my feelings, emotions… All that I think all that I feel and all that I have lived this far is encapsulated in my perfumes.
A: Which one of your fragrances do you think it would suit me best?
LM: […] the new Sensual & Decadent, my latest creation of course!
… All in that cozy atmosphere I already used you with!
Je vous remercie pour cette soirée, Monsieur Laurent! Il était un vrai honneur vous connaître!
Thank you so much Alexandra and Madison Luxury Perfumery for another amazing night spent with you!
*Feel free to call for an appointment at any time here, my lovelies!*
… and for this lovely and thoughtful gift!
I hope you spent a lovely night with me at the launch of this amazing perfume, Beautiful!
See you soon!
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