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Fille en Aiguilles by Serge Lutens: Its inspiration
Pine needles (balsam fir) mix vetiver, incense, with fruit and spice in a woody-oriental composition bright enough
Sewing up, Serge Lutens has managed to bring a touch of fantasy and humor to his fragrant creations. Thus the name of the perfume Fille en Aiguilles creates a wide imaginary woman adorned with a coat of fragrant pine needles, seductive woman in stiletto heels, etc. But the tinted resin woody oriental incense and fruity accents is not restricted to women alone: Fille en Aiguilles can correspond for a man, an idea that delights Serge Lutens.
Fille en Aiguilles keeps its promises to the end. An entire pine forest is on your wrists, you hear in the distance the bag and the surf of the sea ... It is soon night you are sitting around a wood fire, in which you throw pine needles and where amount of delicate swirls of incense.
It is in this perfume that I found the most beautiful reconstitution of the church smell, that of a mixture of incense and candle wax, one that permeates the stones, benches and light. The balsamic sweetness of pine sap on your skin stretches, covering incense and vetiver. A fragrance that asks you every hour that you can do well in Paris ...
Fille en Aiguilles by Serge Lutens: The composition
Top notes: Frankincense, Spices
Heart note: Balsam Fir, Fruity
Base Note: Vetiver, White Amber