Category: Jean-François Latty

digging (into) vintage: Yves Saint Laurent Jazz, 1988

(image Billy Strayhorn) Perfumer Jean-François Latty Jazz is a great illustration of the point that the aromatic fougère of the 70s-80s had reached before Cool Water changed the rules.  It has a warm spiced opening that plays against the longer-lasting notes that define the heart and a classic fougère base. Jazz has a major/minor chord interaction that maintains my interest as…