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Paul Kiler creates fragrance to raise funds for Tama Blough

06th January, 2015

Paul Kiler of PK Perfumes has created a perfume, called TNT-Tama N Tuberose, for San Fransisco perfume blogger Tama Blough, who has recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer.

On the eve of a new “Aura”: The Raymond Matts Collection

by Marian Bendeth, 24th December, 2014

Not content with the status quo of commercial fragrances, Matts wanted to break free of traditional perfumery, classifications and obvious marketing hype. He took a brave hiatus to reexamine the structure of fragrance and developed a vision in his mind as to the direction he envisaged if he had his own brand. While we chatted on the ph…

Interview with Beau Rhee of Atelier de Geste

by Haniya Rae, 03rd December, 2014

By no means is Beau Rhee, perfumer and founder of Atelier de Geste, traditional. Her first perfume collection, which launched last fall, eschewed typical industry scents, such as florals, for ones that mimicked the elements: water, earth, wind. Her scents, she says, are meant to conjure the idea of movement -- “Atelier De Geste&rdqu…

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April Aromatics create Limited edition Rose perfume for perfume blogger Tama Blough

02nd December, 2014

April Aromatics have created a Limited edition Rose perfume for San Fransisco perfume blogger Tama Blough, who has recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Basenotes forum member Rogalal says ”She's a great friend and the founder of the SF Sniff, as well as the co-host and co-organizer of previous San Francisco Basenotes Me…

Randi Shinder and Jane Daly launch new fragrance line: i smell great

01st December, 2014

Randi Shinder, founder of CLEAN Perfume, and beauty blogger Jane Daly have collaborated on a new fragrance line called i smell great. According to the company, the line "extracts scent molecules directly from the things women love most. The collection uses true extraction and scent sphere technology to recreate long-lasting, sophisti…

Moschino's latest fragrance, Toy, is housed in a teddy bear

13th November, 2014

Moschino’s latest fragrance, is perhaps a contender for packaging of the year. The fragrance, named Toy, is housed inside a furry toy teddy. The company say: “Toy smashes every fragrance preconception to bits, boldly redrawing its form, function and fabulousness.”The fragrance is exactly what its cheeky name suggests: a toy. And best of a…

Tracy Reese launches fragrance in partnership with Anthropologie

11th November, 2014

Anthropologie is launching a fragrance in partnership with American fashion designer, Tracy Reese: “I couldn’t be more thrilled to be launching my first fragrance, especially with the amazing partnership of Anthropologie,” explains Reese “Anthropologie has supported our collections from the very beginning so this feels like a very natural…

Unsound to launch trio of Ephemera fragrances by Geza Schoen

06th November, 2014

Earlier this year, Unsound, in collaboration with perfumer Geza Schoen, launched its "Ephemera" project as part of Unsound Festival New York — a synaesthetic installation in which perfumes were inspired by genres and sounds of electronic music.The musicians involved were Ben Frost, Tim Hecker and Steve Goodman (aka Kode9), who created raw…

Liberty's beauty Advent Calender launches today

06th November, 2014

London store Liberty have launched an advent calendar featuring £420 worth of beauty products, including ten full-sized products, alongside deluxe samples and exclusive treatment vouchers. The calendar retails for £149, and features products from brands such as Escentric Molecules and Diptyque. Liberty say: Packaged in a box showcasing t…

Lalique launch Noir Premier - a collection inspired by Lalique's history

29th October, 2014

Lalique have launched a new collection of six fragrances entitled Noir Premier. Each fragrance is named after a historic point in the history of the brand and the Lalique family. The range launched exclusively at Harrods earlier this month.The bottle design draws on various influences. The colour references the very first black perfume bo…

Juliette Has a Gun launches Luxury Collection : Moon Dance joins relaunched Oil Fiction

22nd October, 2014

Juliette Has a Gun has launched the Luxury Collection, which consists of new fragrance, Moon Dance, and 2013's limited edition fragrance, Oil Fiction. Of the new collection, founder Romano Ricci says: "The Luxury Collection is above all a fantasy of quality. I don’t always get the chance to use all the materials I want because some of the…

Bruno Fazzolari launches limited edition scents, plus appearing at Twisted Lily, New York this week end

21st October, 2014

Perfumer and artist, Bruno Fazzolari has introduced his new project: Au Delà - Narcisse des Montagnes – a limited edition perfume and limited edition screen print. The print is available as a limited run of 100.He says:Special offer: Buy a bottle and receive a free signed, limited edition print. I've set aside 50 prints to give away with …