The Drakkar Noir by Guy Laroche was launched back in 1982 and instantly became popular for its aromatic and woody blend of notes, making it a great choice for winter nights. Pierre Wargnye was the nose behind the fragrance. It uses a combination of citric top notes with earthy base notes to create the distinctive scent.
Gift Set includes a 1.0 oz. EDT and 2.6 oz. Deodorant.
- Top notes are Lavender, Lemon verbena, basil, artemisia, rosemary, lemon and bergamot.
- Middle notes are coriander, juniper, cinnamon, jasmine and carnation.
- Base notes are oakmoss, leather, fir, sandalwood, patchouli, amber, cedar and vetiver.
About the Brand
Guy Laroche began his career in millinery and, from 1949, Laroche worked for Jean Desses and eventually became his assistant. In 1957, he founded a high-fashion atelier at 37 avenue Franklin Roosevelt, Paris. In his first collection that was favorably received, he reintroduced vibrant colors such as pink, orange, coral, topaz and turquoise. In 1961, he moved to larger quarters, a townhouse at 29 avenue Montaigne, Paris; opened a boutique there; and introduced his first ready-to-wear collection. In 1966, Laroche introduced Fidji, his first women’s fragrance and opened the Guy Laroche Monsieur boutique. He created other iconic fragrances 1972 Drakkar, J'ai Osé, Drakkar Noir, Clandestine, Horizon and Drakkar Dynamik.