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By Kilian

The name Kilian is the personalization of passion. 

The unique expericences of Kilian Hennessy's life define his creative pursuits and his scent are inspired by his personal memories. Heritage, world travel, encounters with artists, exotic tastes, delicious addictions, and a flirtatious self-confidence all informs Kilian dazzing creative design spirit and his approach to fragrances.

Born into one of Frances's most illustous dynasties in fine liquors, Kilian Hennessy translates the sensibility and vision inherited from his ancestors into the realm of perfume. 

A culture of pursuing ultimate luxury, and his audacious rule-breaking approach, define his name's sake brand, Kilian Paris.

I want to put perfumery back on its pedestal by going back to the truth about perfume, back to the way perfume was made in the late 19th and the early 20th century, but adding a contemporary twist at the same time.

Kilian Hennessy


About Kilian

His philosophy

Twisting traditional French luxury with his own audacious take, Kilian Hennessy has created his contemporary vision of French perfumery with a nod to artisans of the past. A true Master of Scent, working closely with renowned noses as he directs the creation of each fragrance. Known for his long-lasting accords that recall luxury French fragrances of former eras, Kilian Hennessy is uncompromising on the quality of ingredients, privileging the raw and rare and harkening to a rich legacy that stretches from centuries past. The resulting fragrances create a passionate dance between conventional and unorthodox.

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