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Collaborations are a cornerstone of the Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle brand.

Frédéric Malle collaborates with each architect, designer or artist in the same way he does with perfumers,

with an approach grounded in mutual respect and total creative freedom.

AS MEMORABLE AS A VOW
AS MEMORABLE AS A VOW
AS MEMORABLE AS A VOW
AS MEMORABLE AS A VOW

Promise by Dominique Ropion is our newest addition to the Middle East collection, and a perfume one does not easily forget. Two precious varieties of rose, lifted by apple, pink pepper and clove, and bound to a sensuous base of patchouli, cypriol and labdanum, celebrate one of the strongest bonds in human relationships, keeping one’s word.

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A limited edition in Murano glass
A limited edition in Murano glass
A limited edition in Murano glass
A limited edition in Murano glass

Laguna B, a leader in Venetian glass craftsmanship, has created a limited edition line for Frédéric Malle of five candles in Murano glass. Colorful, playfully extravagant and skillfully executed, each candle is a unique collector’s item, never again replicated.

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A NEW MILAN BOUTIQUE
A NEW MILAN BOUTIQUE
A NEW MILAN BOUTIQUE
A NEW MILAN BOUTIQUE

A new Editions de Parfums store is opening in Milan this month, designed by Frédéric Malle himself as his own Milanese pied-à-terre. Adapting his own taste to the original structure and style of the building, he has married 1940s neoclassicism with constellation of modern objects in a paradigm of architectural rigor.

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EXTRAORDINARY ELEGANCE
EXTRAORDINARY ELEGANCE
EXTRAORDINARY ELEGANCE
EXTRAORDINARY ELEGANCE

Vetiver Extraordinaire returns to the spotlight with the launch of our new men’s grooming line, featuring Vetiver Shave Cream and Vetiver After Shave Balm.

Frédéric Malle says with a smile that a razor blade gliding through our shaving cream is like a great skier carving their way with precision down a ski slope. Thick and nourishing, lightly scented with Vétiver Extraordinaire and topped with menthol, this luxurious shaving cream leaves the skin feeling refreshed and well cared for. Our after shave balm adds further comfort to your newly shaven skin: also cooled by a finishing touch of menthol, the balm’s woody freshness is an invitation to kiss and be kissed.

As for Vétiver Extraordinaire itself, it was the fruit of Dominique Ropion’s triumph as the first perfumer to gain access to a molecularly-distilled pure extraction of Vetiver essence. He was also the first to exceed the standard 8% concentration of other Vetiver perfumes by using a substantially larger 25%. With this unprecedented dose of Haitian vetiver essence, he created a modern, fresh bouquet of woods and the masterpiece we know of today as Vétiver Extraordinaire.

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A new boutique, a new coastline. Our first West Coast boutique has opened on Melrose Place in Los Angeles, a city that has inspired Frédéric Malle's work for years, from his perfumes to his designs.

Prompted yet again by his need to innovate within different contexts, Frédéric Malle reveals a décor that was his own vision: a fusion of contemporary design with vintage Hollywood glamour; and it feels just like home. His creative collaboration with Konstantin Kakanias, an L.A-based artist and illustrator of Malle’s book “On Perfume Making”, has resulted in two beautiful rooms:

The first, characterized by a black and white fresco hand-painted by Kakanias across all four walls, embellished with flowers the artist had previously sketched with Frédéric’s perfumes in mind.

The second, canvased in a Peter Dunham deep purple, printed fabric; at its center, an 18th century antique desk purchased by Frédéric Malle himself at auction, and an elegant sofa whose fabric was made by the renowned French manufacturer, Prelle.

The crisp, elegant design of Frédéric Malle’s boutique is softened by his flair for extravagant home comforts, a contrast true to his personal style; a style which, wherever he goes, makes one feel welcome in his world.

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Superstitious
Superstitious

Alber Elbaz :

A Portrait by Frédéric Malle

 

I discovered Alber Elbaz’s work in the 90s, when Pierre Bergé appointed him head designer of Yves Saint Laurent. I saw in Alber what I now see in my perfumers: an ability to modernize the classics for a new generation.

 

As fate would have it, Alber has now met his match in the perfume world. The result of our unique collaboration with Dominique Ropion, born from the convergence of creative vision and mutual admiration, is the elusive scent of a dress: a classic floral aldehydic perfume that structures Alber’s vision of an elaborate fabric in which everyone can find their own beauty.

 

Alber resists a world that seeks to impose categories rather than free us from them. He considers intuition to be an inexhaustible source of freedom in the face of hyper-order, and beauty to lie in the irrational and the inexplicable. Superstitious is an invitation to discover that this mystery is, in fact, beautiful. So as a confessionary gesture of shared superstition, Alber and I signed the black bottle with his sketch of the evil eye, drawn one day in a Parisian café on the corner of a napkin. Beauty, we have always thought, can be found in the most unexpected of places.


F.M.

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AS MEMORABLE AS A VOW
AS MEMORABLE AS A VOW
AS MEMORABLE AS A VOW
AS MEMORABLE AS A VOW

Promise by Dominique Ropion is our newest addition to the Middle East collection, and a perfume one does not easily forget. Two precious varieties of rose, lifted by apple, pink pepper and clove, and bound to a sensuous base of patchouli, cypriol and labdanum, celebrate one of the strongest bonds in human relationships, keeping one’s word.

Discover Promise
A NEW MILAN BOUTIQUE
A NEW MILAN BOUTIQUE
A NEW MILAN BOUTIQUE
A NEW MILAN BOUTIQUE

A new Editions de Parfums store is opening in Milan this month, designed by Frédéric Malle himself as his own Milanese pied-à-terre. Adapting his own taste to the original structure and style of the building, he has married 1940s neoclassicism with constellation of modern objects in a paradigm of architectural rigor.

A NEW MILAN BOUTIQUE
A limited edition in Murano glass
A limited edition in Murano glass
A limited edition in Murano glass
A limited edition in Murano glass

Laguna B, a leader in Venetian glass craftsmanship, has created a limited edition line for Frédéric Malle of five candles in Murano glass. Colorful, playfully extravagant and skillfully executed, each candle is a unique collector’s item, never again replicated.

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SANTAL BY CANDELIGHT
SANTAL BY CANDELIGHT
SANTAL BY CANDELIGHT
SANTAL BY CANDELIGHT

Allow yourself be captivated by the scent of this exotic wood, as Frédéric Malle had once been as a child, when he found himself standing in the entrance of a Parisian apartment before a great sandalwood statue of Buddha. It was not until years later, however, that, still troubled by the memory, Frédéric requested it be realized as a candle fragrance that could melt into the fabric of your domestic space and transport it elsewhere.

Like all of our candles, Bois de Santal enhances a home’s unique smell rather than stifles it, imbuing what is familiar with the dream of what is not.

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THIS IS OUTRAGEOUS!
THIS IS OUTRAGEOUS!
THIS IS OUTRAGEOUS!
THIS IS OUTRAGEOUS!

We are excited to announce the return of a dramatic, festive and colorful perfume, and the epitome of what Frédéric likes to call “clean sex appeal”. Bergamot, tangerine and green apple fizz against a lusty backdrop of cinnamon and musk in a creative interpretation of a Caipirinha cocktail and its original Brazilian setting: samba on the beach, bursts of orange and blue in low light, crashing waves and the ecstatic laughs of the young and sexy.

Frédéric Malle has always admired Sophia Grojsman. She was the perfumer he coveted most outside of those of the prestigious Roure Bertrand Dupont laboratory, where he worked. When he eventually left Roure to become one of Paris’ most respected consultants, he approached her. Over the years, their professional relationship became personal, a meeting of minds. The fruit of her collaboration with Frédéric, after he teased her about never having attempted a men’s fragrance before, is probably the most masculine perfume she has ever made.

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ELEMENT OF DECADENCE
ELEMENT OF DECADENCE
ELEMENT OF DECADENCE
ELEMENT OF DECADENCE

Introducing Dominique Ropion’s first ode to the Middle East: a perfume for life at night, when people pour excitedly into the streets, eager to catch up on the day’s gossip, and when a woman’s beauty is in a single sway of the hip, or in a glance. The Night’s unprecedented dose of natural Oud, blended with generous doses of amber and Turkish rose, make it the most precious perfume on the market and irresistible to Oud connoisseurs.

The idea for The Night was born from Frédéric Malle’s belief that our age of globalization calls for a more culturally-accurate representation of the Middle East. Since the year 1994, Frédéric has travelled there many times, progressively discovering its olfactory cornerstones until he opened the first Editions de Parfums space in Dubai in 2013. He later invited Dominique Ropion to join him there on his quest to find inspiration and develop an olfactory language unique to the Middle East, a language for the night.

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HANDSOME SOAPS
HANDSOME SOAPS
HANDSOME SOAPS
HANDSOME SOAPS

We have a new hand soap collection! Six of the highest quality fragrances in the perfume industry are now available in the form of rich and nourishing soaps. Their design is somewhat playful, like so much of Frédéric Malle’s world. He had imagined a soap shaped like a hockey puck that could be rolled around in one’s hands, wrapped in waxy-white paper, hand-folded, like a Chinese hand fan. A testament, once again, to Frédéric’s artistic flair.

Stunning pieces, and perfect gifts, that can be purchased either individually, in custom sets of three and six, or as a coffret featuring the full collection.

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CRÈME DE LA CRÈME
CRÈME DE LA CRÈME
CRÈME DE LA CRÈME
CRÈME DE LA CRÈME

Try your hand at something new with Crème pour les mains au beurre d’iris by Olivia Giacobetti, an homage to iris and its history as perfume for the gloves of the Medici family- a 16th century trend known as “sweet gloves” to mask the smell of leather, which Catherine de’ Medici herself introduced to the French court when she married King Henry II of France. Olivia combines her masterful rendition of iris – whose subtle, silky texture is notoriously difficult to harness – with a perfect textural balance of shea butter, vitamin C and lemon tree honey for instant hydration. Give your lovely hands the royal treatment!

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COLLABORATION WITH VALEXTRA
COLLABORATION WITH VALEXTRA
COLLABORATION WITH VALEXTRA
COLLABORATION WITH VALEXTRA

We are proud to announce our new collaboration with Valextra, a leader in Italian leather craftsmanship. With unrivalled expertise, the luxury house has created a custom leather case for your perfume, available in different colors, for your voyage across the world.

As an amalgam of the Italian word valigia, meaning “suitcase”, and “extra”, it would seem that Valextra was created in 1937 with air travel in mind, or, at least, in keeping with the functional innovation of modern times. It was this aspect of luxury that Frédéric Malle wished to celebrate when he called for Valextra’s craftsmanship.

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Jakob + MacFarlane

13, rue des Francs Bourgeois

 

I have always loved Jakob + MacFarlane for its work in the restaurant Georges at the Centre Pompidou in Paris.The restaurant remains, to this day, a futuristic fantasy, perfectly unexpected.

It was not until I revisited the Florence Loewy bookstore in the Marais, home to Jakob + MacFarlane’s “hive” of plywood bookshelves, that I found inspiration for my own Marais boutique.

The architects and I subsequently joined forces and envisioned a place where imagination knows no bounds: a design that defies the laws of nature with a structure of floating islands that appear suspended in time. More precisely, a mirrored box, slipped into the existing shell of a historic building, where a cluster of buoyant islands could be reflected into infinity. The endless visual complexity produced by the mirrors is an invitation to reflect on your own, while choosing the perfume that defines you.

F.M.

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AS MEMORABLE AS A VOW
AS MEMORABLE AS A VOW
AS MEMORABLE AS A VOW
AS MEMORABLE AS A VOW

Promise by Dominique Ropion is our newest addition to the Middle East collection, and a perfume one does not easily forget. Two precious varieties of rose, lifted by apple, pink pepper and clove, and bound to a sensuous base of patchouli, cypriol and labdanum, celebrate one of the strongest bonds in human relationships, keeping one’s word.

Discover Promise
A NEW MILAN BOUTIQUE
A NEW MILAN BOUTIQUE
A NEW MILAN BOUTIQUE
A NEW MILAN BOUTIQUE

A new Editions de Parfums store is opening in Milan this month, designed by Frédéric Malle himself as his own Milanese pied-à-terre. Adapting his own taste to the original structure and style of the building, he has married 1940s neoclassicism with constellation of modern objects in a paradigm of architectural rigor.

A NEW MILAN BOUTIQUE
A limited edition in Murano glass
A limited edition in Murano glass
A limited edition in Murano glass
A limited edition in Murano glass

Laguna B, a leader in Venetian glass craftsmanship, has created a limited edition line for Frédéric Malle of five candles in Murano glass. Colorful, playfully extravagant and skillfully executed, each candle is a unique collector’s item, never again replicated.

Discover Murano glass collection
FREDERIC MALLE X ALBER ELBAZ
FREDERIC MALLE X ALBER ELBAZ
FREDERIC MALLE X ALBER ELBAZ
FREDERIC MALLE X ALBER ELBAZ

Alber Elbaz, an illustrious fashion designer, has met his match in the perfume world. The result of this unique collaboration, born from the convergence of creative vision and mutual admiration, is the elusive scent of a dress: a classic floral aldehydic perfume that structures Alber’s vision of an elaborate fabric in which everyone can find their own beauty. As a confessionary gesture of shared superstition, Frédéric and Alber have signed the black bottle with Alber’s sketch of the evil eye, drawn one day in a Parisian café on the corner of a napkin.

Alber resists a world that seeks to impose categories rather than free us from them. He considers intuition to be an inexhaustible source of freedom in the face of hyper-order, and beauty to lie in the irrational and the inexplicable. Superstitious is an invitation to discover that mystery is, in fact, beautiful.

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AFTER SUN BALM
AFTER SUN BALM
AFTER SUN BALM
AFTER SUN BALM

Soothe your body after long hours of sun exposure with our new Carnal Flower After Sun Balm, a nutritious water gel that combines the slow diffusion of perfume with intense skin hydration.

Carnal Flower was composed around the paradox that is tuberose: an initial impression of innocence, of transparent, flower-shop freshness, disperses over time to reveal something more lustful: camphorous notes surrender in turn to ones of milky comfort, which Dominique Ropion and Frédéric Malle enhanced with white musk, to draw out tuberose’s aura of lingering sensuality. The idea behind this effect of blooming magnetism was to glean the ‘woman’ from the flower; in other words, to lure out its sexy, almost human, scent, and juxtapose it with floral naïveté.

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