Black Jade EDP 100ml

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Lubin’s ‘Classique Collection’ is expressed through timeless perfumes inspired by emblematic women who perfectly embody their eras. Black Jade is one of Lubin’s most renowned fragrances. After years spent as Jean Louis Fargeon’s apprentice, Lubin had learned perfumery at a very young age from one of the best in his field. Fargeon was official perfumer to Marie Antoinette. Her favourite perfume was inspired by the Queen’s secret rose gardens at Trianon. Far from the splendours of the Court, and before the turmoil of The French Revolution, Lubin would deliver this fragrance to Marie Antoinette to bask in.

As the Revolution took hold and the Queen went into hiding the one thing she could not part with was her beloved fragrance. As Marie Antoinette was ultimately led to the gallows, she passed her Lady in Waiting a small black jade bottle – the last remaining scent of a secret garden she had once loved. Passed through the family for years since that moment, and becoming a lucky talisman affectionately referred to as Black Jade. Entrusted to this noblewoman and very dear friend, as well as Lubin’s knowledge of the formula, Black Jade has come down to us through the ages to be reborn today.

Top: Galbanum, Bergamot, Cardamom
Middle: Rose, Jasmine, Incense, Cinnamon
Base: Sandalwood, Patchouli, Vanilla, Tonka Bean, Amber

Jean Louis Fargeon, Thomas Fontaine

Black Jade is an Eau De Parfum which should give you anywhere from 6 – 8 hours of longevity on the skin. From it’s opulent, almost sparkling opening to it’s smooth, sensual dry down, this irresistible marriage of florals, soft spice and incense creates a regally blended floriental that will ensure moderate projection and longevity, without being overwhelming. A rich, yet not heady scent opening with the Cinnamon and Ca4rdamom standing out. The spices soften yet remain present in Black Jade as the musky woody tones develop and the3 sweet, familiar scent of the beautiful Rose dazzles the senses.

We love how Black Jade is a true piece of fragrance history. A truly timeless perfume fit for a Queen, or at the very least for the lady who knows what she’s worth and who she is. An alluring and seductive scent, Black Jade is versatile, easy to wear and suitable for most ages and occasions. If it was good enough for Marie Antoinette on her very last day, in fact (apparently)…then it’s good enough for you and me!

Born in 1774, Pierre-Francois Lubin lived in a period thought to be the most eventful in France’s history. He began his career as a perfume apprentice at the age of 10 to the famous Jean-Louis Fargeon in 1784. During this time under Fargeon’s tutelage, Lubin came to be entrusted with the beauty recipes of the French Royal Court. Fargeon came from a dynasty of expert perfumers and was Marie Antoinette’s official fragrance supplier. Renowned as the ‘holder of the secrets of beauty of the old court of France’ and thanks to his illustrious patronage, Lubin became the favourite perfumer of many European Courts. In 1821, he became the appointed official supplier of the King of England George IV. Then, in 1823 perfumer to the great Tsar of Russia Alexander I.

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3 reviews for Black Jade EDP 100ml.

  1. Allison

    My new signature scent! I love the warm, sweet and spicy smell of this perfume that is unlike any other scent that I’ve smelt. This will remain in my collection for as long as they continue to make it.

  2. Gayle

    If you like others to notice you’re leaving a waft of mystery in your wake, Black Jade is for you.
    It will definitely get attention and unless they ask, you might just be that “long cool woman in Black Jade”! To give an idea of the scent and dry down, my other favourites (so far) are Gin Fizz, Latin Lover and I layer Juliette Has A Gun “ Not a Perfume “ with “Lady Vengeance”.
    Keep them guessing💃

  3. Deb Teazis

    This perfume is as beautiful as it is unique.
    Whenever I wear it, I always get asked what I am wearing… It is sexy, classy, soft and feminine, it makes you feel special. I am just about to purchase my 2nd bottle and this stunning perfume has quickly become my favourite…. I’m in love with it… ❤️

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