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Five of Estée Lauder’s original creations for the modern day

The new Legacy Collection, a reimagined wardrobe of exquisite, classic Estée Lauder fragrances. Curated by perfume editor, Frédéric Malle, this collection is infused with the best perfumers and ingredients in the industry, housed in luxurious, glass packaging. The Legacy Collection evokes craftsmanship captured in a single spray.

The Legacy collection reimagines five of Estée Lauder’s original scents for the modern day.

This is your sensual, second skin.

Your sixth sense.

Your alter ego.

And you wear it like no other.

A sublime, sensual blend evokes the warmth of Mediterranean aromas. Fills the air with expectation. With eagerness. With intimacy.

Capturing the minerality and rocks of the seaside, brimming with herbs: Tarragon, Spices, Patchouli. The top bursts with notes of aromatic Clary Sage and Cardamom freshness. Sandalwood and Leather notes impart depth and heat.

Reimagined by Frédéric Malle, Azurée Legacy honors the essence of the original, while adding Cumin for modern sex appeal. Golden like the sun of the French Riviera. Arid and, at once, verdant. Seductive. Carnal. The apogee of modern minimalism.

“Azurée Legacy is really a second skin perfume... It will accompany a sensuous woman day and night." —Frédéric Malle

Olfactive Family: Woody Aromatic


The original Azurée was inspired by the Mediterranean warmth of Mrs. Estée Lauder’s vacation home near Cap d'Antibes, on the French Riviera.

“Azurée... A pretty perfume that conjured up images of a golden girl basking languorously on a Mediterranean beach. At least that’s what I envisioned when I smelled Azurée.” —Mrs. Estée Lauder on her original masterpiece

“Knowing Legacy is all about skin, fire and a long night." – Frédéric Malle

Five of Estée Lauder’s original creations are brought into the contemporary realm by another extraordinary scent artist, Frédéric Malle, in the form of the Legacy collection. Knowing Legacy expands the original rich and luxurious essence of smouldering amber and sandalwood, while notes of black currant and lavish orris push the sensual fragrance even further.

An olfactory tapestry of the richest textures. Rose Damascena in the middle. Fleshy Patchouli and Sandalwood notes. Smoldering Amber. Magnetic dark notes. A Black Current cap, layered with Orris’ lavish texture.

Reimagined by Frédéric Malle, Knowing Legacy expands the original essence with Black Currant and Orris. Pure Parisian sex appeal. Sensual, smoldering and unapologetically provocative. Red to the core.

“Knowing Legacy is all about skin, fire and a long night." —Frédéric Malle

Olfactive Family: Fruity Chypre

"Sleek, cool, sophisticated. Think of velvety voices. Think of light in champagne.” – Mrs. Estée Lauder on her original masterpiece.

An expansive concerto, a neoclassical accord. Lush Jasmine and Rose warm up to soothing notes of Amber, Musk and Vetiver. A voluptuous bouquet.

Reimagined by Frédéric Malle, White Linen Legacy keeps the richness of the original, making it more geometrical. It becomes a Zephyr through open windows. Beguiling. Generous. Expansively cinematic. The caress of olfactory symmetry. Crisp and well tailored but sensual.

“White Linen Legacy is fire under the ice, a seemingly classical woman, yet full of mystery.” —Frédéric Malle

Olfactive Family: Floral Aldehydic


“I named it White Linen because I envisioned the woman who wore it as fresh, crisp and clean.” —Mrs. Estée Lauder on her original masterpiece

An intoxicating Floral Musky cocktail. A base of Sandalwood and notes of Honey. Ylang-Ylang. A Carnation accord: Clove, a touch of Rose and Jasmine in abundance.

Reimagined by Frédéric Malle, Estée Legacy maintains its original essence, with ingredients and architecture elevated for a quiet sensuality. The raw magnetism and sophistication of New York. Sparkling intrigue. Infinitely magnetic. Impossible to resist.

“Estée Legacy is magnetic... A quiet addiction." —Frédéric Malle

Olfactive Family: Floral Musky


“It was young, exciting, sensual... But my kind of sensuality is not blatant or harsh. It is seductive and suggestive. Think of a glass parson’s table on a white fur rug. Sleek, cool, sophisticated. Think of velvety voices. Think of light in champagne.” —Mrs. Estée Lauder on her original masterpieces.

A verdant bouquet emanating pure refinement. A symphony of green notes. A unique accord of Tarragon, Basil and Galbanum. A creative ratio of Sandalwood and Patchouli.

Reimagined by Frédéric Malle, Private Collection Legacy allows the signature green accord of the original to shine, backing it with Rose and Jasmine but in a contemporary way. A maze of blazing green streaked with color. Bold and unafraid. Impressive and willful. At the height of artistry, unadorned opulence.

“Private Collection Legacy is a contemporary perfume...a strong signature.” —Frédéric Malle

Olfactive Family: Floral Green

Two extraordinary scent artists.

Five ingenious sensorial experiences.

The infallible instinct of a woman and her multiple facets. Estée thecreator. Estée the tour-de-force. Estée the icon. Ethereal portraits metamorphosed into a timeless collection whose power, magnetism, and sensuality still linger. Indelible. Inimitable. Five one-of-a-kind fragrances crafted with superlative ingredients that stir all five senses.Five olfactory masterpieces that changed the way the world perceived and experienced American fragrance.

Perfume curator Frédéric Malle has been invited to evolve these revolutionary creations. Channeling Mrs Lauder’s ingenious sensibility and artistry, the acclaimed perfume editor infuses them with his effusive imagination and creative sensitivity and reimagines this legendary collection for the 21st century.

What makes the Legacy Collection different from the original fragrances?

5 classic Estée Lauder fragrances have been reimagined by acclaimed perfumer Frédéric Malle. He’s ingeniously evolved each scent, honouring the essence of the originals while reinventing them for the 21st century with new featured notes, fine ingredients and stunning contemporary packaging.

What scents are included in the Legacy Collection?

The 5 classic perfumes reimagined for the Legacy Collection include:

Azurée Legacy – A warm and sublime original Estée Lauder fragrance reimagined with notes of Cumin.

Private Collection Legacy – A reimagined version of the classic scent that allows the floral green notes of the original to shine. Notes of Green Accord, Jasmine and Rose.

White Linen Legacy – A warm, lush fragrance with the richness of the original scent. Notes of Aldehyde, Rose and Amber.

Estée Legacy – An intoxicating floral musk fragrance with notes of Sandalwood, Honey and Jasmine.

Knowing Legacy – A rich, fruity scent expanded from the original with notes of Black Currant and Orris.


Stunning and sculptural. Contemporary expression, elevated to the sublime with Mrs. Estée Lauder’s signature touches. A substantial cylinder of glass. Exquisite fluting. Heritage rope detail. All wrapped in a fluted box in legacy blue, our founder’s favorite shade. Breathtaking.

Find the perfect Legacy Collection scent for you and explore more of our best selling fragrances. Or discover the original scents from The House of Estée Lauder Collection and Private Collection.



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