Nuit Noor is a scent of contrasts, between night and light, power and sensuality, roundness and opulence. For this new opus, Elie Saab opens the doors of his home in the seaside quarter of Gemmayzeh. To express the contrast that gives Nuit Noor its name, Francis Kurkdjian revisits an iconic Oriental accord of rose and woods, creating two complementary notes to translate light and the night.
In Nuit Noor, light is embodied by a tender, honeyed bouquet, where a soft, creamy Rose blooms. o enhance its radiance, the perfumer blends it with a particularly refined essence of Ylang-ylang from Madagascar, whose narcotic scent suffuses the fragrance with a solar aura. To conjure the night, Francis Kurkdjian has blended a dark accord of spicy woody notes that runs through the composition. Sizzling Black Pepper adds vibrancy to the sensuous facets of the Rose and Ylang-ylang. In turn, it lights up the Incense, whose mysterious tendrils of smoke rise against a majestic, velvety backdrop of Indonesian Patchouli. For this new fragrance, the iconic facetted bottle of Elie Saab Le Parfum shrouds itself in mystery. Lacquered in shiny black and adorned with gold, the bottle nestles in a refined jewel box.