Revered in Grasse, the town his family has called home since the seventeenth century, Master Perfumer Olivier Cresp is a genuine icon of French perfumery. His great grandfather cultivated roses and jasmine and his father and grandfather traded raw materials. The family secrets have since been passed on to his son, Sebastien.

As a child, Olivier would walk through fields of flowers with his father. Most evenings, just as other children may listen to a bedtime story, the Cresp family would smell the fresh blooms gathered that day. His early life wove an olfactive memory embellished by exquisite and complex scents. Extracted by man, the delicate allure of the flowers and their magical alchemy instilled in young Olivier an extraordinary artistic sensibility.

Named Master Perfumer in 2006 and Perfumer of the Year in 2007, he is a mentor to young talents. In the same spirit, he is also a member of a committee that promotes his craft and passion, and endeavours to afford perfumers the status of artist and creator. He began his career with Firmenich in 1992, and in 2012 was honoured with the title Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.

Olivier brings an incomparable scope to his profession, aided by keen observation and a sense of calm. A lover of food and all things refined, his perfumery is carefully created, delicately crafted and timeless. Ever intuitive, Cresp recognizes the importance of standing out from the rest. "One idea a year is enough, provided it's the best," he says with a wry smile. Curiously exploring the world of emotion, he is always searching for a powerful and unique concept that will turn heads again and again.

The fragrances of Olivier Cresp

Nina Ricci | Les Belles de Nina

NINA CHRISTMAS COLLECTOR EDITION 2022

FLORAL / CITRUS
Avon | Today Tomorrow Always

TODAY TOMORROW ALWAYS THE MOMENT FOR HIM

WOODY / CITRUS
Avon | Today Tomorrow Always

TODAY TOMORROW ALWAYS THE MOMENT FOR HER

FLORAL / AMBERY (ORIENTAL)

Ingredients of choice

Gardenia

Lemon

Toffee Apple

Cedarwood

Musk

Bergamot

Pink Pepper

Amber

Orange Blossom

Ambrox (Ambergris)

Lavender

Vanilla

Mandarin

Neroli

Peony

Moonflower

Lime

Apple Tree

Grapefruit

Apple

Vetiver

Praline

Orange

Rosemary

Tonka Bean

Green Apple

Cardamom

Cashmeran (Woody musky)

Iris / Orris

Incense / Olibanum

Suede

Magnolia

Lychee

Lily Of The Valley

Palo Santo

Cedarwood (Atlas)

Iso E Super (Cedarwood Note)

Citruses

Elemi

Oakmoss

Clary Sage

Rhubarb

Rose Damascena

Woody Notes

Narcissus

Rice

Sichuan Pepper

Hawthorn

Cinnamon

Clove

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