You may have heard of Le Labo, the New York-born cult fragrance brand with a legion of celebrity devotees. With their City Exclusives line being, well, ultra-exclusive and only available in their namesake cities, it didn’t take long for the concept to sweep through the nation and win hearts all over. Don’t waste your time with futile searches on Luxola – the fragrance really is only available in each respective city (trust us, we tried!).
You won’t need to travel miles abroad to get your hands on one; this September, Le Labo is making nine city exclusives - New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, London, Tokyo, Dubai, Moscow and Paris – available right here in Singapore. Priced slightly higher than your average perfume, each bottle contains a higher concentration and encapsulates the energy of the city it is named after – including the sensual, musky Los Angeles Musc 35 and the dark mystery of the Dubai Cuir 28. That inaccessibility; that patriotic privilege of owning one; that sheer feeling of exclusivity somehow imbues the fragrance with an irresistible desirability.
$454 each (100ml), available at Escentials Paragon until September 30.
Text Hannah Tang
Images Le Labo