Le Labo Noir 29 Dossier: Price, Smell, Review, Guide

Le Labo Noir 29 Dossier (French: “the laboratory”) is an Estée Lauder perfume brand based in New York City. The Le Labo “Manifesto” states that “the future of luxury lies in craftsmanship” and includes a line from Hafiz and mentions of Wabi-sabi and Thoreau.

Le Labo Noir 29 Dossier: Price, Smell, Review, Guide



Le Labo Santal 33 EAU DE PARFUM 100 ml 3.4 oz New In Original Box 100% Authentic
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Price:$294.00 ($86.47 / Fl Oz)
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Like Black Tea Leaves

Le Labo’s New “Noir 29” Collection Smells Like Black Tea Leaves. … The rich scent is based on a unique extraction of black tea leaf combined with notes of bergamot, fig, cedar wood, vetiver and musk. The result is a leafy fragrance with a “tobacco feeling” in the dry down.


Le Labo Noir 29 Dossier: Price, Smell, Review, Guide

Le Labo was purchased by Estée Lauder Companies in 2014. The brand is now overseen by Esteé Lauder’s Group President, John Demsey, alongside other fragrance brands including Jo Malone and Tom Ford. The acquisition has contributed to overall growth in the fragrance category, as Esteé Lauder report increased net sales from Le Labo “reflecting growth from new and certain existing products, as well as targeted expanded consumer reach.”


The first store opened on Elizabeth Street in New York’s Nolita neighborhood. The brand has standalone boutiques and counters in department stores in countries and regions including the US, Saudi Arabia, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Belgium, Hong Kong, UAE, Kuwait, Japan, Taiwan, Russia, South Korea, Thailand, and Australia.

Le Labo produces 18 fragrances and 9 ambient room scents. The formulations do not include animal products, paraben, preservatives or coloration, and are not tested on animals. 

IndustryConsumer goods
Founded2006; 15 years ago (New York City, U.S.)
FoundersEddie Roschi
Fabrice Penot
HeadquartersNew York City, U.S.

Le Labo also retails items such as tote bags, detergents, and note books online. The brand produces 13 City Exclusive scents which are available only at specific locations. For example, Vanille 44 is sold in Paris and Gaiac 10 in Tokyo.


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