...I love what Serge Lutens has done – Feminite du Bois, for instance, is a great perfume. There are not that many at the moment. I don’t want to sound like a grandfather but when I started in this business I remember going down the stairs to Les Bains Douche, a nightclub in Paris – it was the first time that I smelled Angel. I remember thinking, “Holy shit, what’s this? This is very interesting.” So I went up to the girl that was wearing it and asked her, which I always did, but now I don’t...There are not many head-turners anymore.
—Frédéric Malle, quoted in Frédéric Malle on the History, Future and Misconceptions of Perfume at AnOther.