Le Labo Iris 39 was released in 2006, created by Frank Voelkl with notes of iris, patchouli, musk, violet, bergamot, civet, ginger, rose, cardamom, and ylang. Centered on Iris with it's own unique Le Labo take - bright and happy with a little spiced twist.
From Basenotes - "It opens,shifts and ends with goddess of the rainbow,mixes and mingles as an excellent hostess should at a and solemn,rich and fatty in it's orris butter facet,is threaded throughout the times powdery,at times dark and rooty but always beautiful,iris evokes the softness of a lovers violet is also dominant.finally patchouli with a slight animalic nuance provides the forbidden, the there could stand proudly together,scenting the black and white hollywood movie stars of the early 30's.glamour,like you don't see anymore, in dark purple hues and heavy velvet "
Basenotes - "This is my sunny iris. It has nothing in common with my fave Iris Silver Mist, in fact it's the opposite of ISM. However, instead of hating it I love it. It's very Southern California, very Abbot Kinney/cement trapezoid succulent planter. And even though I am not the basic b*tch that would fit this description, I happen to enjoy the way she smells: The iris comes across as a buttery hue of yellow that shines across the whole composition of creamy sandlwood aroma cut by tart lime and ginger. It's got that milky yet slightly tart vibe of Santal 33 and it reminds me of drinking orange tea with cream added. In essence it smells young, modern and liberated from familar gender associations. I do recommend wearing on a sunny breezey day for full effect."
Fragrantica - "Warm, expensive smelling, luxe, well blended. Nuanced beyond most of what I've smelled before-- and I have a huge collection. So surprised at how much I love this fragrance."