Someday I will post reviews of my Serge Lutens perfumes. I have a few and they are all close to my heart. This however is about a book of SL advertisements, Berlin to Paris edited by Nagel Patrick. These images are really fantastic. Most of them are from the 60's, 70's, 80's and 90's but they still look fresh and relevant. The new book focuses on his work with Dior. Scroll through the website through some of the other images to get more of a sense of the SL aesthetic. To me it's a kind of decadent minimalism, a Fellini-esque cinematic sensibility with allusions to fairy tales, ancient civilizations, dreams, and theatre. Lutens is one of my favorite creative people, it's hard to say exactly what he is beyond "artist", and that is what I like about him.
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