Here comes the (Black Opium) night: another new spin on YSL’s smouldering blockbuster

Anyone for coffee?

More specifically: anyone for white coffee, layered with white flowers and musks, powered out of the darkly shimmering bottle on a burst of aldehydes…?

YSL revisit the so-successful Black Opium with new Black Opium Nuit Blanche. It’s named after Paris’s ‘Nuit Blanche’: an all-night party in Paris when the streets become a playground for artists, groovesters and partygoers.

It has all the sexiness of the original, but – so we’re told – with an ‘aphrodisiac’ white musk note which ‘adapts to the wearer’s skin as a pheromone-booster to amp up sexuality’.

Quite some promise – but Valentine’s week certainly looks like the right time to put that to the test. (And the exquisite Edie Campbell certainly smoulders in YSL’s short film, below.)

YSL Black Opium Nuit Blanche from £47 for 30ml
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