All Fragrances | Men | Samples | Top Picks | Bath & Body | Skin Care | Candles & Home | The Goods | Scent Bar
 
Fille en Aiguilles  Eau de Parfum by  Serge Lutens
Read reviews about Fille en Aiguilles by Serge Lutens
Post a review
Add to Wishlist

Fille en Aiguilles

Eau de Parfum
The Scoop
The name means “Girls in Needles” – and pine needles at that, rather than chic “talons aiguilles” (stiletto heels)… But boys can roll around in them too: this is a decidedly non-gendered, atmospheric scent.

Pine essence is a risky bet in perfumery: its medicinal, turpentine fumes conjure household disinfectants or cough drops and are particularly hard to tame. Serge Lutens, never one to shirk a challenge, opted for playing them up rather than tamping them down: the result is uncharacteristically raw, almost minimalist. In Filles en Aiguilles, the powerful resinous smell of pine is compounded by the camphor blast of vetiver and a wisp of gunpowder incense. Fruity fir balsam and the trademark Lutens candied fruit notes sweeten the blend without playing down its dark green radiance.

A searing afternoon in Mediterranean pine groves or a Californian forest; a Buddhist temple or Christmas morning; the hale aroma of a lumber yard; a painter’s studio strewn with turpentine-soaked rags… Whatever memories Filles en Aiguilles conjures, this poignantly evocative, meditative potion will somehow feel healing. You’ll need it this winter.
Fille en Aiguilles Notes
Pine needles, vetiver, sugary sap, laurel, fir balsam, frankincense, candied fruit and spice.
Country
France
Fille en Aiguilles - 50ml
  $150 50ml
 
 
If you like Fille en Aiguilles Eau de Parfum you may also like...
Comme des Garcons x Monocle Hinoki
Parfum d’Empire Aziyade
Amouage Jubilation XXV
 
Serge Lutens Gris Clair
Maison Francis Kurkdjian Absolue pour le Soir
 
Here's what other people are saying about Fille en Aiguilles...
Post a review >>
 
Love it! The PERFECT pine/balsam scent. It gets it just right. Never gets gross or smell like cleaner. Im going camping in the Rockies and this is exactly what I want to smell like!
By Anonymous on 4/27/2011
Hmmm, it's strong but the pine is so lovely... This is one of Lutens' stronger creations from the past few years. The smoky incense weaving through the pine needles cuts the greenness a bit, which is a welcome aspect of this composition. I love this, but for x-mas scents nothing beats DSH's subtle, gorgeous Minuit.
By Anonymous - from NYC on 9/17/2010
my sister just fell MADLY in love with this the pine the veviter SO santa will bring it to her via lucky scent! it is a lovely winter scent.
By louise - agent from st pete on 11/26/2009
This scent was harsh and was exactly like having a smoking cedar bonfire on my wrist. Not pleasant. Luckily it had only an hour of staying power. Phew!
By Jules - from East Bay on 11/23/2009
winter up north first snow the air so cold it snaps this is perfect for holiday time pine ... with all array of christmas smells...
By louise - agent from st pete on 11/21/2009
I compared this fragrance with Parfum d'Empire's "Wazamba" today. Wazamba smells like Christmas on me - all coniferous trees and spice. I don't get pine at all from "Fille". Instead I get a smokey incense (which reminds me of CdG "Nomad Tea") for about 1/2 hour followed by beeswax. It's lovely, but it certainly was unexpected given that it is advertised as a pine fragrance. Both perfumes last for hours, but I have to admit that I prefer Wazamba.
By "Wazamba" fan on 11/14/2009
SL fragrances just do not seem to work w/my chemistry. There's an underlying harshness that I'm getting w/this one. However, it may work nicely on someone else & it's the best predominantly pine scent I've smelled. Also, keep in mind this is a cool scent & I prefer some warmth in what I consider a fall/winter scent.
By joy on 10/18/2009
Smells like Parfums D'Empire Wazamba. Its a very foresty, piney..dirty sort of smell...just not for me.
By parfumnut on 10/15/2009
The candied fruit and forest notes sound similar to those in SL Chypre Rouge, though we know that even equivalent notes don't necessarily make a similar fragrance! Please, any comments from luckyscent friends on likenesses/differences between these two??? (thanks!)
By Sarina - from LIC, NY on 9/29/2009
lovely top-notes, so resinous and piney that i actually got kind of excited about it -- but then, alas, the disappointing drydown (fruity and unsubtle.) pass.
By harper on 9/29/2009
Love it! I sniffed it in Paris in July and Ive been excited to get it here...I love pine but lets face it-Its hard to get a good pine scent where people dont say "I smell house cleaner" I actually could've used a little more pine in it but it is awesome!
By Anonymous on 9/26/2009
This stuff is awesome! Not a whiff of Pine-Sol to be found, this is a gorgeous pine scent in the classic Lutens style, rich and luxurious.
By Anonymous - from San Diego on 9/25/2009
Sorry, no reviews with the rating selected. Select another filter please.


Free Fragrance Samples with Fragrance Purchase*

     
COMPANY INFO DISCOVER INFO STAY CONNECTED
Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Paypal Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Paypal Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Paypal Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Paypal

Toll Free: (US) : 866 931-8297 Who We Are Top Picks
Luckyscent Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
International: +1 323 931-8297 Brand Directory Gift Certificates
Customer Service Site Map Astrological Guide
Shipping Rates and Info Search Wishlists Newsletter Sign Up
Recommend a Fragrance Privacy and Security Newsletter Archives
Contact Us   Unsubscribe
     
  SCENT BAR PAYMENT OPTIONS
Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Paypal Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Paypal
  Store Location & Hours
Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Paypal
 

McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams
 

       

* Free fragrance samples not included with "sample only" orders click here for details

©2014 Lucky Scent Inc. All Rights Reserved. All images and copy are a registered
trademark and property of Lucky Scent Inc.
Privacy & Security Policy