Paco Rabanne presents the masculine Black XS (developed by perfumers Olivier Cresp and Rosendo Mate in 2005) in a new bottle and packaging in May 2018. The fragrance is described as a lively woody oriental that contains raw energy, radical charm and the spirit of rock'n'roll. Its composition reportedly remains unchanged.
The composition contains spiced praline dipped in patchouli, refreshed with lemon and kalamanzi notes. There are also aromatic ingredients, such as sage and tagetes, woods and spices.
Top notes: Calabrian lemon, Calamond citrus, tagete, sage
Heart: cinnamon, tolu balm, black cardamom, pralines
Base: rosewood, patchouli, black amber, ebony