Francis Kurkdjian - Perfumer

Francis Kurkdjian

Perfumer Francis Kurkdjian

Francis Kurkdjian is a perfumer and co-founder of his own luxury fragrance house, Maison Francis Kurkdjian, with business partner Marc Chaya. He was born in 1969 in Paris, France to Armenian parents. He In 1990 he entered the ISIPCA fragrance school in Versailles graduating in 1993. Later than same year he joined Quest International (now Givaudan) in Paris. He became famous at the age of 26 for his Jean-Paul Gaultier creation, Le Male fragrance. In 2001 he won the Prix Francis Coty.

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Latest Fragrance Creations

All Perfumes created by Francis Kurkdjian


Acqua di Parma

Iris Nobile - 2004
Iris Nobile 10th Anniversary Special Edition - 2014

Armand Basi

Lovely Blossom - 2007
L'Eau Pour Homme - 2010

Baccarat

Rouge 540 - 2014

Bebe

Bebe - 2009

Blumarine

Innamorata Lovely Rose - 2013

Burberry

Amber Heath - 2017
Antique Oak - 2017
Brit Rhythm Floral - 2015
Burberry Her - 2018
Burberry Her Blossom - 2019
Burberry Her Intense - 2019
Garden Roses - 2017
Hawthorn Bloom - 2017
High Tide - 2017
Mr. Burberry - 2016
Mr. Burberry Eau de Parfum - 2017
Mr. Burberry Indigo - 2018
My Burberry - 2014
My Burberry Black - 2016
My Burberry Black Elixir de Parfum - 2017
My Burberry Blush - 2017
My Burberry Eau de Toilette - 2015
My Burberry Limited Edition - 2014
Tudor Rose - 2017
Wild Thistle - 2017

Carven

L'Absolu - 2015
L'Eau de Toilette - 2014
L'Eau Intense - 2016
Le Parfum - 2013
Pour Homme - 2014

Caudalie

Zeste de Vigne - 2011

Custo Barcelona

Custo Man - 2009

Daniel Hechter

Black - 2015
Cuir Sensuel - 2013
Jeans Brut - 2014
Midnight - 2005

Davidoff

Cool Water Wave - 2017 (with Antonie Lie and Jean Jacques)
Cool Water Wave Woman - 2018
Silver Shadow - 2005

Demeter Fragrance

Holy Water - 2009
Pruning Shears - 1998

Dior

Cologne Blanche - 2004
Homme Cologne - 2007
Eau Noire - 2004

Elie Saab

Cuir Absolu - 2016
Cuir Bourbon - 2016
Cuir Patchouli - 2016
Cuir Ylang - 2016
Essence No. 1 Rose - 2014
Essence No. 2 Gardenia - 2014
Essence No. 3 Ambre - 2014
Essence No. 4 Oud - 2014
Essence No. 6 Vetiver - 2015
Essence No. 7 Neroli - 2015
Essence No. 8 Santal - 2016
Essence No. 9 Tuberose - 2016
L'Eau Couture - 2014
Le Parfum - 2011
Le Parfum Eau de Parfum Intense - 2013
Le Parfum Eau de Toilette - 2012
Le Parfum Eclat d'Or - 2016
Le Parfum Edition Feuiller d'Or - 2017
Le Parfum In White - 2018 (with Jerome Di Marino)
Le Parfum L'Edition Argent - 2015
Le Parfum L'Edition Or - 2014
Le Parfum Resort Collection - 2015, 2017
Le Parfum Rose Couture - 2016
Nuit Noor - 2016

Elizabeth Arden

Green Tea - 1999
Iced Green Tea - 2001
Spiced Green Tea - 2001

Emanuel Ungaro

Apparition - 2004
Ungaro - 2007

Escada

Lily Chic - 2000

Gianfranco Ferre

Ferre Rose - 2007
UnFerre Rose Diamond Limited Edition - 2008

Giorgio Armani

Armani Mania - 2002

Gloria Vanderbilt

Reverie - 1999

Guerlain

Eau de Lit - 2006
Rose Barbare - 2005

Guess

Night - 2013
Night Access - 2014

Indult

C16 - 2008
Isvaraya - 2006
Manakara - 2006
Reve En Cuir - 2008
Tihota - 2006

Jean Paul Gaultier

Classique Intense - 2014
Fleur du Male - 2007
Fragile - 1999
Fragile Eau de Toilette - 2001
Gaultier 2 - 2005
La Cologne Fleur du Male - 2008
Le Beau Male - 2013
Le Beau Male Collector Edition - 2014
Le Male - 1995
Le Male Collector Edition - 2014
Le Male Les d'Ete - 2005
Le Male Limited Edition - 2009
Le Male Love Actually - 2011
Le Male Pirate Edition - 2015
Le Male Shaker Limited Edition - 2011
Le Male Silver My Skin - 2011
Le Male Stimulating Body Spray - 2006
Le Male Supreme Edition - 2019
Ma Dame - 2008
Ma Dame Eau Fraiche - 2009
Ma Dame It - 2011
Ma Dame Rose 'n Roll - 2009
Monsieur Eau du Matin - 2008
Ultra Male - 2015

J Del Pozo

Jesus Del Pozo In White - 2007

Joop!

Muse - 2003

Juliet Has A Gun

Lady Vengeance - 2006
Miss Charming - 2006

Kenzo

Eau de Fleur de Magnolia - 2008
Eau de Fleur de Prunier - 2009
Eau de Fleur de Yuzu - 2010
Kenzo World - 2016
Kenzo World Eau de Toilette - 2018
Kenzo World Intense - 2017 (with Maia Lernout)

Lancaster

Aquasun - 2005
Aquazur - 2004

Lancome

Miracle Homme - 2001
Miracle Homme L'Aquatonic - 2003

Lanvin

Rumeur - 2006

Lolita Lempicka

LolitaLand - 2018

Maison Francis Kurkjian

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MDCI Parfums

Enlevement au Serail - 2006
Promesse de L'Aube - 2006
Rose de Siwa - 2006

Narciso Rodriguez

For Her - 2003 (with Christine Nagel)
For Her Eau de Parfum - 2006
For Her Iridescent - 2010
For Him - 2007
Musc Oil for Him - 2010

Nina Ricci

Chant d'Extase - 2018
L'Extase Caresse de Roses - 2016
L'Extase - 2015
L'Extase Rose Absolue - 2017
Rose Extase - 2017

Oriflame

Amethyst Fatale - 2007
Eikon - 2011

Panouge

Perle Rare - 2013

Roger & Gallet

Fleur de Figuier - 2013
Fleur de Figuier Eau de Parfum - 2015

Salvador Dali

Purplelight - 2007

Salvatore Ferragamo

F by Ferragamo - 2006

Ted Lapidus

White Soul Gold & Diamonds - 2013

Van Cleef & Arpels

Les Saisons Automne - 2004
Les Saisons Ete - 2004

Versace

Jeans Couture Glam - 2003

Yves Rocher

Cerisier en Fleurs - 2014
Collection Ete - 2014
The Vert - 2015


Francis Kurkdjian - about the perfumer

Articles featuring Francis Kurkdjian:

Going Rogue - Francis Kurkdjian, a rogue perfumer himself, explores the world of professional "noses" that think outside the box - and because of that have brought us some of the world's most celebrated fragrances.



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