Bond No.9 to launch Harrods Oud Patchouli, Harrods refurbish 'Black Hall'
Bond No. 9 are to launch the latest in their Harrods fragrances: Harrods Oud Patchouli. The launch coincides with the multi-million pound refurbishment of Harrod's perfumery. As well as Oud and Patchouli the fragrance contains notes of Davana, Saffron, Myrrh, Amber, Musk, Leather and Sandalwood.
According to Bond No.9 the new fragrance "has been built with a serious amount of sillage, meaning it readily diffuses, leaving a lasting, beguiling trail in its wake.". Oud Patchouli is contained in a cobalt-blue version of Bond's signature star bottle, with a patterning of Harrods 'H' logo in gold.
Harrods Oud Patchouli will be sold exclusively at Harrods in London, at Bond No. 9s five New York stores, and at harrods.com and bondno9.com.
Harrods have also undergone a refurbishment of their 'Black Hall' perfumery, the recent renovationof The Perfumery Hall has fully restored and enhanced the beauty of the original Art Deco surroundings.
Thirty years after its construction, all of the existing counters have been completely replaced with new spotlit tanks and the back wallsare now lined in bevelled mirror. The original Lalique glass panels have been specially lit, the black marble polished, and today the hall iscrowned with a huge, glittering 2.5 metre chandelier, designed by Louise Kennedy.
In addition, and echoing the look and feel of the adjacent Cosmetics Hall, bespoke new tester units have been designed and commissionedespecially for the new Perfumery Hall. The new tester units ensure uniformity and consistency; each brandstester bottles will sit on a specifically designed unit, with new and exclusive pieces showcased by beautiful display cloches and mini plasmascreens, which will explain each perfumes story and provenance.