Kilian Love, Don’t Be Shy is a Kilian Paris fragrance icon, with its delightful marshmallow accord resonating from its heart. Created over a decade ago by founder Kilian Hennessy in collaboration with perfumer Calice Becker, they worked together again on Kilian Love, Don’t Be Shy Extreme adding a sublime crystallized floral aspect to the original.
With Love Don’t Be Shy, created in 2007, Kilian Hennessy and perfumer Calice Becker wanted to create a sweet perfume without the use of a caramel-patchouli combination. It became one of the most characteristic fragrances of Kilian Paris. According to the Maison’s founder Kilian Hennessy, the ‘iconic’ Love, a gourmet treat reserved for adults, has been pushed to its extreme in the new release.
If the best-selling blend Love, Don’t Be Shy is a command, an imperative to go boldly into the art of love, Kilian Love, Don’t Be Shy Extreme goes deeper into the dare and the deliciousness. Orange blossom and an overdose of rose make for a luminous elixir, irresistible to incurable gourmands.
Top notes: neroli, bergamot
Heart: orange blossom, Bulgarian rose
Base: marshmallow, pomegranate, vanilla, musk
The fragrance opens with pure sunlight, crystallized into essences of Bergamot and Orange Blossoms sourced from North Africa. It then unfolds in full bloom: Orange Blossom Absolute and Rose Essence from Bulgaria are fresh and powerful, rounding off into a sensual breakthrough of inhibitions with Amber, Vanillin and the perfume’s signature Marshmallow accord. Its rose petals are hand-picked at dawn to capture the fragrance in all its intensity.
Incarnating light and luxury, the Kilian Love, Don’t Be Shy Extreme perfume flacon is an unexpected interplay of contrasts in warm white glass and cool gold details, signed in engraved white. Its form remains true to Kilian Paris’ signature style: angular, elegant and urbane with art deco design undertones.
Love, Don’t Be Shy Extreme is not an invitation to love. It is a dare, an impulsive dive into fearlessness and sensuality where heart, body and spirit spread their light reflecting in the crystallized petals. Kilian Love, Don’t Be Shy Extreme is available as 50 ml Eau de Parfum at selected stores worldwide. Come into the beautiful world of Kilian Hennessy.