Jacques Cavallier :: Perfumers

Perfumer Jacques Cavallier

Jacques Cavallier was born in Grasse in 1962. His father and grandfather were both perfumers, and Cavallier took a job at Charabot while working on a degree in languages. He later worked at Naarden (now Quest) and PFW; Cavallier has been with Firmenich since 1990.

Jacques Cavallier was the winner of the Prix François Coty (now the Prix International du Parfum) in 2004.

Perfumes created by Jacques Cavallier:

Alexander McQueen Kingdom (2003)
Amouage Library Collection Opus V (2011)
Azzaro Oh La La (with Gerard Anthony)
Boucheron Initial (2000)
Boucheron Trouble (2004)
Bvlgari Eau Parfumee au Thé Blanc (2003)
Bvlgari Aqva Amara (2014)
Bvlgari Aqva Pour Homme (2005)
Bvlgari Aqva Pour Homme Toniq (2011)
Bvlgari Aqva Pour Homme Marine (2008)
Bvlgari Aqva Pour Homme Marine Toniq (2011)
Bvlgari Blv Eau de Parfum II (2009)
Cacharel Amor Pour Homme Tentation (2008, with Olivier Cresp)
Calvin Klein Eternity Moment (with Harry Fremont)
Calvin Klein Man (2007, with Harry Fremont)
Calvin Klein Truth (with Thierry Wasser and Alberto Morillas)
Carolina Herrera Chic (2002, with Alberto Morillas)
Cartier Pasha (1992)
Caudalie Parfum Divin (2014)
Caudalie Thé des Vignes (2011)
Christian Dior Midnight Poison (2007, with Olivier Cresp)
Diesel Fuel for Life for Him (2007, with Annick Menardo)
Diesel Fuel for Life Unlimited (2008, with Olivier Cresp and Harry Fremont)
Eau d’Italie Un Bateau Pour Capri (2012)
Ermenegildo Zegna Essenza di Zegna (2003, with Alberto Morillas)
Exte J'S Exte Woman (2005)
Fendi Theorema Uomo (2001)
Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gio pour homme (1996)
Giorgio Armani Emporio Armani Diamonds Black Carat (2011)
Giorgio Armani Emporio Armani Diamonds Pour Homme (2008)
Giorgio Armani Mania (2000)
Giorgio Armani Onde Vertige (2008, with Annie Buzantian)
Givenchy Hot Couture (2000, with Alberto Morillas)
Halle Berry Closer (2012)
Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey (1992)
Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey Fleur de Bois (2010)
Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme (1994)
Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme Intense (2007)
Issey Miyake L’Eau d’Issey Pour Homme Sport (2012)
Issey Miyake L'Eau Bleue d'Issey Pour Homme (2004)
Issey Miyake Le Feu d'Issey (1998)
Jean Paul Gaultier Classique (1993)
Jil Sander Sander for men (1999)
Lancome Calypso (2004)
Lancome Magnifique (2008, with Olivier Cresp)
Lancome Poeme (1995)
Maison Martin Margiela Replica Beach Walk (2012, with Marie Salamagne)
Maison Martin Margiela Replica Flower Market (2012, with Marie Salamagne)
Maison Martin Margiela Replica Funfair Evening (2012, with Marie Salamagne)
Nina Ricci Nina (2006, with Olivier Cresp)
Oscar de la Renta Intrusion (2002, with Alberto Morillas)
Paco Rabanne Pour Elle (2003, with Olivier Cresp)
Paco Rabanne Ultraviolet (1999)
Paco Rabanne Ultraviolet for men (2001)
Paco Rabanne Ultraviolet Metal Beach for women (2001)
Roberto Cavalli Serpentine (2005)
Rochas Absolu (2002)
Rochas Alchimie (1998)
Rochas Aquaman (2001)
Roger & Gallet Eau de Gingembre (2003)
Rotary International Amiral de Grasse & Princesse Pauline (2005)
Salvatore Ferragamo Parfum Subtil (2002)
Salvatore Ferragamo Pour Femme (1998)
Shiseido Vocalise (1998)
Stella McCartney L.I.L.Y (2012)
Stella McCartney Stella (2003)
Stella McCartney Stella In Two Amber (2006)
Stella McCartney Stella In Two Peony (2006)
Tom Ford Private Blend Noir de Noir (2007, with Harry Fremont)
Tom Ford Private Blend Tuscan Leather (2007, with Harry Fremont)
Van Cleef & Arpels Murmure (with Alberto Morillas)
Van Cleef & Arpels Zanzibar men (with Alberto Morillas)
Yves Rocher So Elixir (2009, with Olivier Cresp & Marie Salamagne)
Yves Rocher Tendre Jasmin (2008)
Yves Rocher Vanille Noire (2010)
Yves Saint Laurent Cinema (2004)
Yves Saint Laurent Elle Yves Saint Laurent (2007, with Olivier Cresp)
Yves Saint Laurent M7 (2002, with Alberto Morillas)
Yves Saint Laurent Nu (2001)
Yves Saint Laurent Opium Pour Homme (1995)
Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Pour Homme (2003)

Selected quotes:

My family has been in Grasse since the 15th century. My father and my grandfather were also perfumers. My father was very happy with his job. They both had a very deep influence on me. (via newarabia.net)

Further reading:

Read an interview with perfumer Jacques Cavallier on Osmoz.

Watch Jacques Cavallier and Oliver Cresp talk about the making of Yves Saint Laurent Elle in this video.

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