By Kilian Good Girl Gone Bad is from the In the Garden of Good and Evil collection which debuted in Fall of 2012. Inspired by the girl whose life has taken a turn, left wandering in the garden of good and evil - it is innocence and temptation, with notes of orange blossom, narcissus, osmanthus, plum violet, patchouli, vetiver, tuberose.
Kilian Hennessy launched By Kilian in 2007. Yup, the Cognac Hennessy, grandson to the founder of Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Group, he followed his interest in scent, writing his thesis on the semantics of odors. After spending time with leading perfumers, he launched By Kilian with the Collection L'oeuvre Noire (Black Masterpiece) series. There are now 10 fragrances in that series. The over-the-top marketing copy drew a lot of criticism in the early part of his launch, but the gorgeous packaging - black lacquer boxes and black bottles - started to win us over, as did the artistry of the fragrances.
Basenotes - "it revels in the rich fat white almost maple-ey/peach that is its presence for me. trying to understand the shape a little i looked up the only note i was unfamiliar with and zeroed in on Osmanthus -a eureka because I am always bringing home springs picked around the neighborhood that scent entire rooms for a days, not even knowing what is was. it grows everywhere around here and this scent celebrates it luxuriously-the voluptuousness is the "gone bad" part...and it is pretty damn voluptuous."
Fragrantica - "Elegant, playful to an extend and then turns into unreachable, it is really how the name suggests. Full of fantasy, full of confidence, the mysterious scent the sexy next door lady wears when she passes you, gets into her sport car and takes off