A look at Frédéric Malle’s luxurious new perfume shop

A look at Frédéric Malle’s luxurious new perfume shop

Frédéric Malle, the French perfume expert, opened a stunning boutique today on Greenwich Avenue in the West Village. He works with the world’s greatest noses to create unique, powerful fragrances. Mr. Malle’s resume is quite impressive, having worked at the prestigious house of Roure Bertrand, and it also seems that perfume runs in his blood: his grandfather founded Parfums Christian Dior. I met him today at the boutique. He very politely introduced himself, and told me he could guess the fragrance I’d love, just by looking at me. “You don’t…