Baccarat Rouge 540 Perfumer Francis Kurkdjian Creations

Baccarat Rouge 540 Perfumer

Baccarat Rouge 540 Perfumer Francis Kurkdjian Creations!

I highlight fragrances created by perfumer Francis Kurkdjian (the nose behind Baccarat Rouge 540 aka BR 540)

In 2009, Francis Kurkdjian started his own fragrance house (Maison Francis Kurkdjian) along with Marc Chaya, Co-founder and President.

However beginning in 1999 as well as in years after 2009, Francis Kurkdjian created these fragrances for the brands and houses listed below.

Elizabeth Arden

Green Tea is described as a citrus aromatic fragrance and it was launched in 1999

Green Tea notes are:
  • Lemon, Bergamot, Mint, Orange Peel and Rhubarb are the top notes
  • Jasmine, Fennel, Oakmoss, and Musk, Carnation as well as White Amber are the middle/heart notes 
  • Green Tea, Jasmine, Oakmoss, Musk, Celery Seeds, Caraway, and Cloves as well as Amber are the base notes
When I Wear It:

I wear Green Tea mostly in the warmer months when the temperature is above 75 degrees.

Nevertheless there are times throughout the year when I crave the scent especially the Green Tea body cream.


Tihota is referred to as an amber vanilla fragrance and it was introduced in 2006

Tihota is defined as vanilla and musky as well as powdery and sweets with notes listed as vanilla and musk

Juliette Has A Gun

In 2006, Francis Kurkdjian created two perfumes for Juliette Has A Gun: Lady Vengeance and Miss Charming

Lady Vengeance is described as a *chypre floral fragrance 

Lady Vengeance’s Notes are:
  • Lavender and Bergamot are the top notes
  • Bulgarian Rose, and Moroccan Rose, Patchouli, as well as **Iso E Super and Geranium are the middle notes
  • White Musk, ***Ambroxan and Vanilla are the base notes

Miss Charming boasts floral and fruity accords for instance Moroccan rose and wild berries as well as  musk and strawberry

Additionally, Miss Charming has lychee or litchi which adds a tropical as well as sweet and fruity and aquatic essence to the perfume


Rumeur is classified as a floral woody musk fragrance and it was launched in 2006

Rumeur’s notes are:
  • Magnolia is the top note
  • Lily-of-the-Valley, Rose, Jasmine, and Orange Blossom as well as Plum are the middle notes
  • Musk, Patchouli and Amber are the base notes
MDCI Parfums

Promesse de l’Aube is classified as a amber floral and was released in 2006

Promesse de l’Aube’s notes are:
  • Top: Bergamot, Mandarin Orange and Amalfi Lemon
  • Middle : Ylang Ylang and Jasmine
  • Base: Sandalwood, Vanilla and Tonka Bean

Le Parfum is considered a floral woody musk fragrance and made its debut in 2013

Its notes are:
  • White Hyacinth, Apricot and Mandarin Blossom are the top notes
  • Sweet Pea, Jasmine and Ylang-Ylang are the middle notes
  • Osmanthus, Indonesian Patchouli Leaf and Sandalwood are the base notes
Elie Saab

In 2011 and 2016 respectively, perfumer Francis Kurkdjian, designed Le Parfum and Le Parfum Rose Couture for Elie Saab

Le Parfum is classified as an amber floral and its note composition is as follows:

  • African Orange flower is the top note
  • Jasmine is the middle note
  • White honey, Patchouli, and Rose as well as Virginia Cedar are the base notes

Le Parfum Rose Couture on the other hand is described as a floral fragrance

  • Rose, Peony, Orange Blossom and Bergamot are the top notes
  • Rose, Litchi, Vanilla, and Jasmine as well as Peach are the middle notes
  • Caramel, Patchouli and Sandalwood are the base notes
Lolita Lempicka

LolitaLand and it premiered in 2018 and is referred to as a fruity floral.

By the way Francis Kurkdjian and Maïa Lernout both worked on this fragrance

LolitaLand’s notes are:
  • Bellini, and Italian Mandarin, Orange, Pepper, as well as Grapefruit, Lime and Lemon (top)
  • White Peach, Plum, and Black Currant, as well as Jasmine Sambac, Jasmine, Magnolia and Rose (middle)
  • Madagascar Vanilla, Licorice, Benzoin, and White Musk as well as Sandalwood (base)

The Bellini and plum notes stand out the most on my skin which means LolitaLand is definitely a love for me!

Navitus Parfums

Eidola was launched in 2020 and was created by Francis Kurkdjian and Jérôme di Marino

Eidola’s notes are:
  • Italian Mandarin, Orange and Bergamot are the top notes
  • French Rose, Bulgarian Rose, Jasmine and Peach are the middle notes
  • Cedar, Haitian Vetiver, Vanilla and Patchouli are the base notes

Dioriviera launched in 2023 and is classified as a floral fruity with notes of fig, and green notes as well as rose.

J’adore L’Or also launched in 2023 and is a floral fragrance containing the notes of Jasmine, Orange Blossom, Violet, and Lily of the Valley, as well as Centifolia Rose.

*Chypre means warm and dry with woody and mossy accords of bergamot and oakmoss and patchouli as well as labdanum

**Iso E Super is a synthetic woody and cozy and ‘ambery’ musky note

***Ambroxan is a modern synthetic compound with a dry amber musky smell


I also enjoy the following fragrances created by Baccarat Rouge 540 Perfumer Francis Kurkdjian:


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As well as watch the YouTube fragrance video below ⬇️:

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