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Hennessy Heir Launches Perfume Collection at Saks
By Andrea L. “Aunni” Young 
The very fine and smooth, renowned Hennessy cognac often receives free advertisement from rap music artists like Kanye West, Jay Z, or P Diddy, who promote the social luxury of Hennessy to rap listeners around the world.  One heir to the Hennessy throne separates himself from fine cognac and promotes his own olfactory lifestyle luxury brand.  Kilian Hennessy, grandson of the Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH) founder, recently launched By Kilian, a unisex eau de parfum collection available at Saks. Exclusive to Saks Tyson’s Corner Galleria in the Washington, DC area, customers can purchase fragrances from the “L’Oevre Noire” By Kilian collection, $225 per 1.7 ounce refillable spray bottle.  Also featured at Saks, the “Arabian Knights” By Kilian collection features perfumes that cost $395 per 1.7 ounce refillable spray bottle. All scents are available for refill at half the original price. 
Hennessy, who made a recent special appearance at Saks Tyson’s Corner Galleria, promoted the By Kilian collection of “absolute uncompromising luxury” and shared secrets of “haunting” fragrances to privileged Saks customers. The “L’Oevre Noire” by Kilian collection is reminiscent of love, passion, paradise, and downright sexiness.  Currently 8 of 10 fragrances are available, redolent of the most rare and luxe essential oils. Fragrance lovers will note aromatic flowers, citrus fruits, sugar in alcohol, sweet honey, smoky tobaccos, and the wood of cognac barrels. The 8 available scents are: Prelude to Love, Love, Beyond Love, A Taste of Heaven, Straight to Heaven, Liaisons Dangereuses, Cruel Intentions,

  and Back to Black.  Settling into everyone’s skin uniquely, the unisex perfumes bring out passionately scented notes that linger forever.  The luxury collection features eco-friendly refillable perfume bottles and boxes that require 2 to 3 months to manufacture.  The glass perfume bottles are made of 13 coats of black lacquer and silver plating etched with Greek motif, hand-filled with syringed ink.  Each bottle is sold in a beautiful black, satin lined black box that comes with a black tasseled, silver key. The box becomes a jewelry keepsake. 
To top off this luxury experience, customers can also purchase the newly launched “Arabian Knights” collection, another By Kilian product line.  Releasing the distinct aroma of Oud, an extremely rare and precious oil found in Agarwood, the scent combined with other essential oils is “worth more than its weight in gold”, a gold toned perfume, placed in gold plated refillable glass bottles and keepsake boxes.  Pure Oud and Rose Oud, wearable by either male or female, emit rich, warm, woody, and animalistic scents while Rose Oud distinctly reminds one of a heavily fragrant rose garden in the country.  Customers can look forward to 3 additional scents to complete the “Arabian Knights” collection. 
Quoted as saying “real luxury lasts forever”, Hennessy studied perfume in college and worked with great perfume houses including Dior, McQueen, Armani, and Paco Rabanne.  The By Kilian brand also offers refillable travel-ready atomizers, delicate oil based candles with over 80 hours burn time, and travel collections of candles and scents.