Azzedine Alaïa asked for the scent of cold
water falling on hot chalk. “I always jump at the chance to create something from an abstract olfactory sensation,” says Salamagne, who went to medical school before studying to be a nose. Aquatic minerals, pink pepper, peony and musk CIRCLE TIME: Salamagne was joined by a dream team of creative types who met regularly to work on the project, including the designer’s longtime friends, gallerist Carla Sozzani, photographer Paolo Roversi
and hairstylist Julien d’Ys.