First, British actress and star of A Devil Wears Prada, Emily Blunt, was named as the new face of YSL's classic scent, Opium. Unexpected. I mean really unexpected. Emily is generally regarded as a light comedy actress or one that does gentle period drama. She does not immediately spring to...

The label's latest spot is to promote their Belle D'Opium fragrance and stars French actress Melanie Thierry who dances (choreographed by Akram Khan) and writhes around in a series of short, rapid shots. The notoriously strict ASA has banned the commercial for "simulating drug use".

• Yves Saint Laurent's Belle d'Opium won best women's fragrance at France's Les Parfums 2011 awards, held by the Fragrance Foundation France. • Late designer Catherine Walker, a favorite of Princess Diana, will be remembered with a one-off charity fashion show. • Daphne Guinness...

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To the person who is tempted by the sensual, warmly colored marketing of Belle d'Opium or Gucci Guilty, I say, try Esprit d'Oscar instead. It's more individual, definitely more enjoyable, and has all the makings of a signature fragrance. This is one I look forward to smelling on the streets....

Next to the treads of controversial billboard advertisement that features a naked Sophie Dahl for Yves Saint Laurent Opium, instantly the sister fragrance is banned for simulating drug use. The YSL Belle D'Opium television commercial is prohibited from the British silver screen by the...

< BellaSugar > An Yves Saint Laurent Belle d'Opium fragrance ad has been pulled from broadcast in the U.K. after 13 complaints that actress Mélanie Thierry's dance moves simulated drug use and "the effect of drugs on the body." < Stylelist > Speaking of drugs: Mexico City's District...

The video is actually an ad campaign for the latest Yves Saint Laurent perfume YSL Belle D'Opium and is starring Melanie Thierry, a 29yo French actress you may be familiar with from Babylon A.D and, more recently, The Princess of Montpensier. The director is Romain Gavras (yes, as in the son...

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