Notes:florals, woods and warmth, a classic scent. Year Introduced:1971 Recommended Use:casual A classic scent revered by sophisticated women since its introduction in 1971, Rive Gauche, by Yves St Laurent, is the quintessential fragrance for casual occasions. Impeccably French, Rive Gauche is a warm, cosmopolitan scent characterized by floral and woody notes. You can almost feel the scarf around your neck and the beret angled on your head when you wear this fragrance. Elegant and complex, Rive Gauche is a perfect choice for the woman who is old enough to know exactly what she wants, and exactly how to get it.