In August 2008, based on an entry I found in the European Community Trademarks Database, I predicted that an upcoming Guerlain fragrance would be named Bois Torride. I speculated that it would be part of the L'Art et la Matière line.
In August 2009 (you can tell I've been absent from the fragrance scene for a while, you know, finishing my law degree and such?), Perfume Shrine confirmed that the name would actually be Boisé Torride, and it would be part of the Elixirs Charnels line.
Updated 4th November 2009 at 02:45 PM by kopah
Other sites had previously been projecting an early February release date for the latest Hermessence. But during I call I just placed to Hermès in Toronto, the associate said they would not be expecting it until the spring, i.e. a March launch. Too bad - I'm really looking forward to trying this one!
Updated 22nd January 2009 at 02:33 PM by kopah
It seems that the name of the next instalment in the L'Art et la Matière series may be Bois Torride. Guerlain filed an application for a European Community trademark for this name on June 4, 2008. (For the record, their applications for the names of the Elixirs Charnels were filed on April 28.) They have also recently filed applications for the script logo which appears above their shop at 68, Champs-Elysées, and for the phrase Guerlain, Une Ville, Un Parfum.
You will recall that
Updated 21st April 2009 at 11:41 PM by kopah
Yes, I did call it. See here:
And then make sure you follow the link in my most recent comment. Needless to say, I'm rather pleased with myself. Oh, intellectual property law... you do give us interesting little tidbits, don't you?
Updated 21st November 2009 at 04:14 AM by kopah