Olivia Giacobetti :: Perfumers

Olivia Giacobetti

Olivia Giacobetti was born in 1966. She trained at Robertet before opening her own firm, Iskia, in 1990.

In 2003, Giacobetti launched IUNX, a Shiseido-backed line of personal and home fragrances. The original boutique closed in 2006, but as of this writing a limited selection of the fragrances were available at a new IUNX boutique at the Hotel Costes in Paris.

Fragrances by Olivia Giacobetti

Agnes b le b (2007)
Andree Putman Preparation Parfumee (2001)
Cinq Mondes Eau Egyptienne
Cinq Mondes Rituel du Java, Indonésie (2007)
Cinq Mondes Rituel du Kyoto, Japon (2007)
Cinq Mondes Rituel du l'Atlas, Maroc (2007)
Diptyque Essence of John Galliano (candle & room spray)
Diptyque Ofresia (1999)
Diptyque Philosykos (1996)
Frederic Malle En Passant (2000)
Guerlain Baby Guerlain (2005)
Guerlain Le Petit de Guerlain (source: interview with OG)
Hermes Hiris (1999)
Honoré des Prés Bonté’s Bloom (2008)
Honoré des Prés Chaman’s Party (2008)
Honoré des Prés I Love Les Carottes (2010)
Honoré des Prés Love Coco (2010)
Honoré des Prés Nu Green (2008)
Honoré des Prés Sexy Angelic (2008)
Honoré des Prés Vamp à NY (2010)
Hotel Costes Costes (with Rami Mekdachi )
Hotel Costes Costes No 2 (2009)
IUNX line
L'Artisan Bottega Veneta Intreccio #1 (home fragrance)
L'Artisan Bottega Veneta Intreccio #2 (home fragrance)
L'Artisan Drole de Rose (1995)
L’Artisan Dzing! (1999)
L'Artisan Extrait de Songe / L'Ete en Douce (2005)
L'Artisan Fleur de Carotte (2000)
L'Artisan Fou d'Absinthe (2006)
L'Artisan Jour de Fete (2003)
L'Artisan L'Eau de L'Artisan (1993)
L'Artisan Mandarine Tout Simplement (2006)
L'Artisan Navegar (1998)
L'Artisan Passage d' Enfer (1999)
L'Artisan Premier Figuier (1994)
L'Artisan Safran Troublant (2002)
L'Artisan Tea for Two (2000)
L'Artisan The Pour Un Ete (1996)
L'Artisan The des Sables (2001)
L'Artisan Un Bouquet en Mai (2001)
Lisa Simon Monsoon Season (2006)
Lubin Idole de Lubin (2005)
Michel Klein Cher Michel Klein (2005)
Parfums D'Orsay Tilleul (reformulation)
Penhaligon's Elixir (2008)

Selected quotes

Actually, giving a gender to what I do isn't a big deal for me. I like unintended and unexpected things like the soft and milky smell of fig leaf on a man or dry wood on a woman, which to me is more modern and seductive. — From Olivia Giacobetti, Andrée Putmann's nose at Osmoz.

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