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Le Labo: Crafting Fragrance with Soulful Artistry.

Imagine a world where each whiff of perfume carries a story, where scents are not just fragrances but soulful creations that awaken the senses and stir emotions. This is the very realm of Le Labo, a dedicated sanctuary of artistry and intention in the realm of perfumery.


Rooted in a desire to challenge conventions, Le Labo was founded in 2006 in Nolita, New York City. Since then, it has become a symbol of artful fragrance, a testament to the belief that explanation kills art. The spirit of the mental state that is inhenerely linked with the city of New York, with its eclectic blend of cultures and influences, permeates Le Labo's philosophy. It's a place where modernity meets tradition, where time slows down to appreciate the beauty in simplicity and authenticity.


At Le Labo, fragrance is perceived to be more than a mere blend of notes; it's a manifesto, a belief that there are too many bottles of perfume crowding the market yet not enough soulful fragrances. This belief drives Le Labo to create scents that transcend the ordinary, crafted with attention to detail and an unwavering commitment to excellence.


The journey begins with the soul of a fragrance—the intention and care infused into its creation. Le Labo believes in creating a ripple, a blend of the new and the familiar that leaves a lasting impression. This impulse is not just about novelty but about invoking emotions, memories, and experiences through scent.


Central to Le Labo's ethos is irreverence—a rejection of norms and a celebration of individuality. This ethos extends to ethical practices, advocating for humane testing and valuing craftsmanship over commercialism. It's about cherishing the hands that craft each product, from hand-picked roses to hand-poured candles.


What sets Le Labo apart is its personalized approach to fragrance. Each bottle is freshly blended upon selection, ensuring a unique and tailored experience for every customer. The option to engrave initials adds a personal touch, making every product a reflection of individual style and identity.


Venturing into Le Labo's world is a sensory journey across continents. From the sandalwood harvest in Kimberley, Australia, to the rose fields of Grasse, France, each location contributes to the rich tapestry of scents that define Le Labo. It's a journey that celebrates nature's bounty and the craftsmanship of artisans worldwide.



Ambroxyde 17: A Fragrance Symphony in Concrete


The allure of AMBROXYDE 17 lies in its ability to captivate your senses with a synthetic molecule that mimics the mesmerizing scent of natural ambergris. This medium concrete candle is a testament to Le Labo's commitment to crafting olfactory masterpieces that transcend the ordinary.


At the heart of AMBROXYDE 17 is the synthetic molecule ambroxyde, which lends a distinctive and unforgettable aroma. Le Labo's dedication to cruelty-free practices ensures that this magic is created ethically, allowing you to indulge guilt-free in its intoxicating scent.

The composition of AMBROXYDE 17 is a harmonious blend of ambroxyde, musks, select woods, and delicate jasmine petals, all resting on a base of moss. This radiant concoction is diffusive, recognizable, and undeniably addictive, making it a must-have for fragrance enthusiasts.


We love the craftsmanship that goes into the creation as each candle is carefully poured by hand in the USA, showcasing the brand's obsession with quality and attention to detail. The medium size of AMBROXYDE 17 strikes the perfect balance, offering just the right amount of fragrance to fill your space with its enchanting aroma.


Le Labo's candles are formulated with a high concentration of fragrance oils, a custom blend of waxes, and wicks made from natural fibers. This ensures a beautiful olfactive experience, where every flicker of the flame releases a symphony of scents that envelops your surroundings.


THÉ NOIR 29: A Fragrant Symphony of Elegance


This fragrance is a celebration of the artistry and craftsmanship that surrounds tea, capturing its essence in a captivating olfactory experience.


THÉ NOIR 29 strikes a harmonious balance between depth and freshness, softness and strength. As you unravel its layers, you'll be greeted by a symphony of aromas that dance on your skin, leaving a trail of sophistication and allure.


The heart of THÉ NOIR 29 lies in its ability to evoke the richness and complexity of tea. It is a fragrance that transcends mere scent, weaving a narrative of tradition, refinement, and timeless charm, where every nuance is carefully preserved and magnificently presented.


Purchasing THÉ NOIR 29 is not just acquiring a fragrance—it's investing in a piece of olfactory artistry that fully embraces the noble leaf.


Le Labo's Face Lotion: A Fresh Start for Your Skin


Crafted with care, this plant-based marvel boasts a blend of shea butter for nourishment, ginger root for smoothing, and mango for intense moisturization. What's more, it's free from parabens, phthalates, and artificial colorants, ensuring your skin gets only the best.


But the goodness doesn't stop there. Le Labo's men's grooming line brings you a scent that's both timeless and refreshing, blending the classic notes of bergamot and lavender with the cool hints of violet and tonka bean. It's a melange of freshness that complements your grooming routine perfectly, especially due to its lightweight qualities which we have grown to love in warmer climates.


Packaged in a convenient 60ml jar, this formula is not just effective but also eco-conscious. Like all of Le Labo's creations, it's proudly vegan and cruelty-free, letting you indulge in luxury without compromising your values.


A Sage & Chamomile Infused Shaving Delight


There is nothing like enhancing mundane everyday necessities with like infusing them with subtle details, such as the art of shaving, to elevate the experience, thereby making it an indulgent experience, where every glide of the razor feels like a luxurious ritual.


Crafted with a smooth-textured formula, the Shaving Cream ensures that your razor glides effortlessly, making each stroke precise and comfortable. Say goodbye to rough shaves and hello to a smooth, polished finish every time.


Centred around a plant-based formula enriched with natural wonders, sage tones your skin, infusing it with freshness and vitality, while chamomile soothes, leaving behind a calm and balanced complexion. Coconut, known for its nourishing properties, ensures that your skin feels pampered and moisturized post-shave, allowing one to rediscover the pleasure of grooming done right.


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Words by AW.

Photos courtesy of Le Labo.

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