MAISON FRANCIS KURKDJIAN’S ICONIC BACCARAT ROUGE 540 July 31, 2022 Beauty 138 Baccarat Rouge 540. An enigmatic name that sounds like an evidence. It was in 2014, on the occasion of Baccarat’s 250th anniversary, that the collaboration with Maison Francis Kurkdjian saw the light. During their encounter, the secrets behind the iconic scarlet red crystal inspired the creation of this unique fragrance. In a stunning metamorphosis, clear crystal gradually fuses with 24-karat gold powder at 540 degrees Celsius (1,004°F) and turns bright red: it’s the rouge à l’or (red made of gold). That is how Baccarat Rouge 540 was born. First released in a limited-edition series of 250 numbered crystal bottles, the mysterious and addictive sillage of Baccarat Rouge 540 quickly became an obsession. Barely a year later, the fragrance was then revealed in Maison Francis Kurkdjian’s iconic bottle and has since remained a staple of the Maison’s fragrance wardrobe, alongside fresh and floral perfumes such as Aqua Universalis and À la rose, and more intense, luscious scents such as OUD satin mood, and the Gentle Fluidity duo. Baccarat Rouge 540 olfactory notes: floral-ambery-woody Ingredients: Egyptian Jasmine Grandiflorum, saffron, ambery-woody accord, cedar accord.