Yves Saint Laurent began his career at age 17 by working as Christian Dior’s assistant. At age 21, he became head of the Dior fashion house when Dior died. He lost his position when he was drafted to fight in the Algerian War in 1960 but started his fashion house after he left the service. He is known for popularizing ready-to-wear and tailoring exquisite women’s suits. The first fragrance, Y for women, was released in 1964, and the cosmetics and perfume lines remain produced by L’Oreal.
Manifesto Perfume by Yves Saint Laurent, Released in August 2012 in collaboration with Anne Flipo and Loc Dong, Manifesto is a masterpiece women’sfragrance guaranteed to ignite your inner desire.
The blend opens with refreshing top notes of bergamot, fresh green wave, and black currant before giving way to heart notes of Sambac jasmine and lily of the valley. Base notes of cedarwood, sandalwood, tonka bean, and vanilla round out this fragrance with a pleasantly