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Aramis to introduce Modern Leather

17th August, 2017

Aramis are to introduce new fragrance, Modern Leather, which is described as “a new twist on a true classic for the modern Aramis man.” Aramis Modern Leather is inspired by the key notes of Aramis Classic. The new interpretation on the classic leather base includes top notes of Basil and Thyme; Geranium and patchouli provid…

New men's fragrance from Trussardi : Riflesso

16th August, 2017

The advertising campaign features model André Hamann, who photographed by Mark Segal at the gate of a villa on the Ligurian coast where the character he plays spent his childhood and adolescence: “It is not just a place from his childhood but a symbol of the future. While the villa and the iron gates represent the past, t…

Ineke continues its 'Abcedery' collection with Idyllwild

15th August, 2017

Ineke Rühland has created the latest fragrance in the brand's 'Abcedary' collection :  Idyllwild. The alphabetical collection was launched in 2006, with four fragrances: After My Own Heart, Balmy Days & Sundays, Chemical Bonding and Derring-Do. Idyllwild is the first fragrance to be added to the Abcedary …

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Guerlain's latest scent is Lui - The perfume for a new gender order

14th August, 2017

The fragrance, created by Delphine Jelk under the creative direction of Thierry Wasser, features top notes of clove and pear; a heart of benzoin and carnation; and a dry down of leather, vanilla, musk, woods and smoky notes. Lui's packaging design and name take inspiration from the similarly named Guerlain fragrance,…

Gucci to Bloom with new fragrance for women

11th August, 2017

Gucci have unveiled their first fragrance created in collaboration with Alessandro Michele, who became the luxury goods company's creative director in 2015. The new fragrance, Gucci Bloom, is inspired by a beautiful garden.

Scent Verse : May

by Tom Wimbledon, 10th August, 2017

Scent Verse is a poetry project curated by Basenotes writer Eddie Bulliqi that seeks to explore scent language and metaphors by publishing poems from contributors across different industries that either take scent as their inspiration or are very evocative of smell.  If you are interested in being involved, please send a…

Atkinsons to open store in London's Burlington arcade

10th August, 2017

Atkinsons' Burlington Arcade boutique is set to open in October 2017. …

Alberto Morillas creates latest from Bulgari - Goldea : The Roman Night

09th August, 2017

The campaign was shot by director Glen Luchford and features Hadid “following her heart into the starlit city of Rome” Goldea The Roman Night is available from 21 August 2017 at Bulgari boutiques, as Eau de Parfum, Body Lotion and Bath & Shower Gel. …

Floris and Turnbull & Asser fragrance to receive wider distribution

09th August, 2017

Floris perfumers have collaborated with English shirtmakers Turnbull & Asser to launch 71/72 Eau de Parfum, which is named after Turnbull & Asser’s flagship location at 71/72 Jermyn Street. The scent was originally launched last year as a limited edition, but will now be more widely available. The fragrance draws on Je…

Missoni launch new men's scent: Missoni Parfum pour Home

08th August, 2017

Missoni have launched their first men's fragrance in twenty years (the last men's scent from the brand was Noi Uomini from 1997. The new fragrance, Missoni Parfum pour Homme, is "designed for the seductive man who has an elegance to match but who is never conventional". Notes for the fragrance incl…

Scenting Orphan Black’s Clone Club

by Nick Gilbert, 04th August, 2017

As the series comes to an end, Nick Gilbert picks fragrances for the clones of Orphan Black.

Arielle Shoshana Launches Its First Fragrance: Arielle Shoshana Eau de Parfum

03rd August, 2017

Earlier this summer, Washington perfume boutique, Arielle Shoshana introduced their debut eponymous Eau de Parfum, which is inspired by passion fruit. Arielle Shoshana was founded by Arielle Weinberg, who also runs the blog, Scents of Self. Weinberg, who says that passion fruit is her all-time favourite food, turned to senior Mane perf…