Saks Houston Welcomes Fragrance Creator Kilian for Personal Appearance

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Treat the senses with the fragrances of Kilian and meet the designer at Saks Fifth Avenue Houston on October 4, 2012.

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Kilian Incense Oud at Saks Fifth Avenue Houston

Perfume should be the essential in the excessive

Saks Fifth Avenue is hosting designer Kilian Hennessy this Thursday, October 4, 2012 between 2:00pm and 4:00pm on level one of the Saks Houston store. Meet the creator, Kilian, for a private fragrance consultation as he presents his creative inspiration, Be introduced to Kilian's new fragrances, Asia Tales: Water Calligraphy and Bamboo Harmony, while you explore his best selling scents such as Incense Oud, L'Oveure Noire, and Arabian Nights. Saks Fifth Avenue Houston has an exquisite Kilian shop on level one offering the full line of fragrances and candles by Kilian.

Heir to a long line of cognac makers that were pioneers in luxury, the grandson of the founder of the LVMH Group, Kilian decided to take up the torch of family tradition.

His childhood haunts included the family cellars in Cognac. Before graduating from CELSA (School of Higher Studies in the Information and Communication Sciences at the Sorbonne) he wrote a thesis on the semantics of odors in search of a language common to gods and mortals. In search of the "angels share", he encountered the world of perfumery. The "angels share" is what the House of Hennessy calls the percentage that ‐ inexplicably ‐ evaporates from cognac cellars, like an offering to the gods. Kilian's fragrances are redolent of the sugar in alcohol and the wood of cognac barrels.
After graduating from a university program in communication and language sciences, he trained with the greatest noses in perfumery and worked for the most prestigious perfume houses such as
Christian Dior, Paco Rabanne, Alexander McQueen and Giorgio Armani.

In 2007, he launched his own brand with a collection that not only reflects his personality yet also
achieves a perfect alliance between elegance and uncompromising luxury.

About Saks Fifth Avenue
Saks Fifth Avenue, one of the world’s preeminent specialty retailers, is renowned for its superlative American and international designer collections, its expertly edited assortment of handbags, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics and gifts, and the first-rate fashion expertise and exemplary client service of its Associates. Today, Saks operates 45 full-line stores in 20 states, 2 licensed stores in the Middle East and 2 licensed stores in Mexico City, 61 Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH stores and, the company’s online store. Visit for more information.

Saks Fifth Avenue is proud to be named a J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Customer Service Champion and is only one of 50 U.S. companies so named.

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