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Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire Eau Fraiche ~ fragrance review

Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire Eau Fraîche Ma Robe Pétales

This spring, Guerlain has launched La Petite Robe Noire Eau Fraîche, a new flanker to the 2012 version of La Petite Robe Noire (which I deeply disliked). La Petite Robe Noire Eau Fraîche is subtitled “Ma Robe Pétales” and follows 2014’s La Petite Robe Noire Eau de Parfum Couture (which bothered me somewhat less than its predecessor). (Don’t even ask me about the 2009 or 2011 versions; I have no memory of either one!)

The facts: La Petite Robe Noire Eau Fraîche was developed by perfumer Thierry Wasser. It’s described as a fresh green floral with notes of bergamot, mandarin, rose, freesia, jasmine, pistachio, almond, tonka bean, white musk and patchouli. Its juice is tinted green, and its bottle is the classic Guerlain silhouette tarted up with yet another little-black-dress illustration…

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La Petite Robe Noire Variations Autour d’Un Mythe

Three short films (two are below the jump) from Guerlain’s exhibit “La Petite Robe Noire Variations Autour d’Un Mythe”, currently showing at the brand’s flagship boutique in Paris. I think all the films are by students from Gobelins, L’École de l’image; you can find more of them (and longer descriptions for each film) at Guerlain’s YouTube channel.

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