Whenever YSL launches a new interpretation of their iconic Black Opium fragrance, I’m excited, and the new Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Illicit Green Eau de Parfum sounds amazing.
YSL Black Opium is possibly my most frequently worn fragrance, and I have loved every single version since the original launched; YSL Black Opium EDP, YSL Black Opium EDT, YSL Black Opium Nuit Blanche, YSL Black Opium Floral Shock, YSL Black Opium Extreme, YSL Black Opium Neon and YSL Black Opium Intense – I own / have owned and loved them all.
“Introducing new YSL Black Opium Illicit Green Eau de Parfum, a fresh, vibrant take on the iconic, best-selling Black Opium. Inspired by the world of mixology, Illicit Green has key notes of zesty green mandarin, creamy fig and the signature Black Opium coffee base. Energizing, loud and fresh. ”
The Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Illicit Green Eau de Parfum is described as being like a shot of adrenaline, this fragrance features a signature accord of black coffee twisted with luscious, juicy green mandarin and creamy fig.
In terms of the bottle design, the new incarnation has the same shape bottle as the original, except it has a neon green clear glass window, instead of the amber window on the original.
Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Illicit Green Eau de Parfum Notes:
- Top notes: pear accord, green mandarin superessence, fig leaf accord
- Heart notes: orange blossom absolute, jasmine grandiflorum superinfusion, fig
- Base notes: coffee accord, vanilla bourbon superinfusion, patchouli essence, cedar essence
Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Illicit Green Eau de Parfum is said to be a zesty and unique take on the classic eau de parfum, Black Opium Illicit Green is energizing and thrilling to wear, and it’s available right now.