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Burr's SE0205 now available at LuckyScent

06th October, 2014

Last week saw the latest fragrance in Chandler Burr's Untitled Series at LuckyScent : S02E05. Burr says "S02E05 has strangely fallen through the cracks. It belongs to one of the most significant collections in the world , and was created by two indisputably world-class perfumers, one of whom I think is similarly under appreciated. It is a…

Bogue Profumo hits the US

29th September, 2014

Italian perfumery, Bogue Profumo, has been brought to the US by LuckyScent. The online store are now stocking MAAI and Cologne Reloaded – both created by perfumer, and Bogue founder, Antonio GardoniLuckyScent describe Cologne Reloaded as:Cologne Reloaded opens with a sparkling, crisp blend of herbal lavender, green neroli, zesty citrus oi…

Chandler Burr's Untitled S02E03 Available now!

23rd July, 2014

For those of you taking part in Chandler Burr's Untitled Series, the third fragrance in series two is now available. As the last scent in the series sold out in less than six hours, you may wish to head on over to LuckyScent now...Chandler Burr says of S02E03:”I'm particularly interested in S02E03 because of its progenitor's impact, vaste…

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Untitled S02E02 revealed as Un Jardin Sur le Nil by Hermès

26th June, 2014

Chandler Burr has revealed the second fragrance in the second series of his Untitled Project: Jean-Claude Ellena's Un Jardin sur Le Nil by Hermès. The fragrance was one of the subjects of Burr's The Perfect Scent. On LuckyScent, where the series is hosted, Burr said of the fragrance :...The fact is that it is also one of the seminal works…

Burr's Untitled S02E02 sold out in six hours

05th June, 2014

As previously announced, Chandler Burr's Untitled series has begun again, this time in partnership with Lucky Scent. The first perfume in series two was launched earlier this year – and the second (S02E02), launched earlier this week, sold out in six hours.Chandler Burr: The Untitled Series is a series for people to experience perfumes wi…

The First Annual Art and Olfaction Awards: An Overview

by Deadidol, 07th May, 2014

Entry Banner (image courtesy of NK Artography)Formed in October 2012, the Institute for Art and Olfaction was devised with convergence and cultural programming in mind—a way to explore the role and purpose of perfumery “within the context of the broader contemporary arts landscape.” Since that time, the Institute has helped to expand the …

The relaunch of Indult

17th December, 2013

Many people that come to Basenotes end up acquiring more perfume bottles than they originally intended. One member, kccparis, went a step further and bought a perfume house: Indult. We caught up with him a few weeks ago when he was in London and he told us the story of how he relaunched the brand. A few years ago I stumbled upon Ba…

Burr to relaunch Untitled project with Lucky Scent next year

29th November, 2013

Chandler Burr's Untitled perfume project, which was launched in a partnership with OpenSky last year is to be relaunched in 2014 in partnership with LuckyScent. The project allows consumers to experience a currently available fragrance without the baggage of branding, packaging and other prior knowledge. Burr says of the relaunch:We think…

Les Nez launch third in Turtle Vetiver series

07th January, 2013

Les Nez have once again teamed up with regular perfumer Isabelle Doyen to creates the third in the Turtle Vetiver series. The new fragrance is called Turtle Vetiver Back, and follows last year's Turtle Vetiver Front. Each fragrance of the series tweaks notes from the previous one. Back features the addition of mimosa and violet notes, alo…

Comme des Garçons launch "By The Sea" limited editions

28th November, 2012

Comme des Garçons have released limited edition hand painted editions of Amazingreen, Wonderwood and Comme des Garçons 2. The collection is entitled “By the Sea” and the designs were by French-based German artist Sandra Korn.Comme des Garçons 2 (left) was originally launched in 1999. The perfumer was Mark Buxton and notes include Ink, Inc…

Geza Schoen creates latest for Anat Fritz

20th November, 2012

Geza Schoen has created the latest fragrance for Berlin-based designer Anat Fritz. The scent, named Tzora, takes its name from the Israeli kibbutz that Fritz visits in the summertime. The fragrance is the second from Fritz, the first was launched in 2006.Tzora's notes include sun-ripened orange, Cassis, clary, bergamot, Peruvian pepper, m…

To Celebrate 10th Anniversary, LuckyScent launch Decennial Collection

14th November, 2012

Online niche fragrance retailer, LuckyScent.com, is celebrating its tenth anniversary with a collection of perfumes entitled The Decennial Collection. The new collection has been designed around the concept of capturing the spirit of its home city, Los Angeles.Franco Wright and Adam Eastwood, founders of LuckyScent.comThe fragrances are a…