Yves Saint Laurent Opium Two Piece Set was a revolutionary fragrance that completely reinvented the Oriental perfume category and when it was launched in 1977 which created embodied such enchantment, mystery, magic, and exoticism. YSL wanted to produce a perfume that evoked the Orient; an embodiment of the exotic, colourful spirit of Imperial China. He called it Opium, that implied and his unique understanding of a woman's hidden emotions and inexplicable passions. Opium opens with its intoxicatingly sensual aroma with a blend of coriander, plum, citruses, mandarin orange, pepper, jasmine, cloves, West Indian bay and bergamot. It develops into a middle note of carnation, sandalwood, patchouli, cinnamon, orris root, peach, lily-of-the-valley and rose and finishes with labdanum, tolu balsam, sandalwood, amber, opoponax, musk, coconut, vanilla, benzoin, vetiver, incense, cedar and myrrh to complete this sensual fragrance.