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Christophe Laudamiel

Christophe Laudamiel is a French perfumer who has worked in the fragrance industry for over 20 years. He is best known for his work with the House of Givenchy, where he created the scents L'Interdit and Amarige. He has also created fragrances for brands such as Azzaro, Balenciaga, and Yves Saint Laurent.

Laudamiel was born in Grasse, France, the "perfume capital of the world." He began his career working in a laboratory for the fragrance company IFF. In 1996, he joined the House of Givenchy as an in-house perfumer. He created several successful fragrances for the brand, including L'Interdit (1998) and Amarige (1999).

In 2006, Laudamiel left Givenchy to launch his own perfume brand, Phaedon. His first fragrance for the brand, A Kind of Blue, was inspired by the work of artist Yves Klein. He has since created several other fragrances for Phaedon, including In Bloom (2009) and Midnight Sun (2010).

Laudamiel is known for his experimental approach to perfume-making. He has created scents incorporating unusual ingredients such as chocolate, coffee, and tobacco. He has also been involved in developing new technologies for the fragrance industry, such as molecular encapsulation.

Laudamiel currently lives and works in New York City.

Collection of niche fragrances created by Christophe Laudamiel; available on Rich and Luxe.

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