Raymond Chaillan :: Perfumers

Perfumer Raymond Chaillan

Raymond Chaillan was born in Nice in 1935, and was raised in Barrême, where his grandfather kept lavender fields and bee hives. In 1962 he went to work at Antoine Chiris in Grasse, where he was eventually promoted to perfumer. In 1969 he went to work for Roure Bertrand Dupont in Paris, and later he worked at Firmenich and Dragoco. In 1988 he became Director of Perfumery Research at J&E Sozio, and then in 1993 the Director at Argeville. He was President of the Société Française des Parfumeurs from 1995 to 1997, and still participates as a member of the Comité Directeur.

Raymond Chaillan is the father of Jean-Marc Chaillan.

Perfumes created by Raymond Chaillan:

Arrogance Arrogance Pour Femme (1982)
Balenciaga Ho Hang (1971, with Jacques Jantzen)
Boucheron Boucheron pour Homme (1991)
Cacharel Anaïs Anaïs (1978, with Paul Leget, Robert Gonnon and Roger Pellegrino)
Carven Monsieur Carven (1978)
Givenchy III (1970, with Jean-Francois Latty and Yolande Jerrold)
Goya Aqua Citra
Goya O Men
Goya Shuni
Henkel Panache 20 Ans
Hermès Parfum d'Hermès (1984, with Akiko Kamei)
Jacques Fath Expression (1977)
Jean Couturier Monsieur Couturier (1976)
Marbert Marbert Man (1977)
Max Factor Musk Oil
Molyneux Quartz (1977, with Jean-Pierre Subrenat)
Nina Ricci Signoricci 2 (1976)
Pierre Cardin Bleu Marine (1986, with Martin Gras)
Pierre Cardin Paradoxe (1983, with Robert Gonnon)
Rauch Monsieur de Rauch (1973, with Jacques Bercia)
Robert Piguet Jeunesse (1975)
Yardley Khadine
Yves Rocher Cologne Mandarine
Yves Rocher Frisson d'Eau
Yves Rocher Vetyver
Yves Saint Laurent Opium (1977, with Jean-Louis Sieuzac)
Yves Saint Laurent YSL Pour Homme (1971)

Note: image courtesy of Raymond Chaillan.

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