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Estée Lauder to buy Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle (updated)

07th November, 2014

Estée Lauder are on a niche splurge. After the announcement that the company are acquiring Le Labo, it has been reported by WWD that Lauder are to buy Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle.Editions de Parfums was founded by Frederic Malle in 2000. Malle curated a collection of critically acclaimed fragrances, which highlighted the names of t…

Flower is latest limited edition Pleasures flanker from Lauder

20th March, 2014

Estée Lauder are launching Pleasures Flower in April. The limited edition feminine fragrance is backed by an ad campaign featuring model, Constance Jablonski.Notes for the fragrance include bergamot, neroli, mandarin, cassis bud and green notes in the head; peony, rose, muguet, jasmine and coconut water in the heart; and the base contains…

Tom Ford launches Velvet Orchid

19th March, 2014

Givaudan perfumers Antoine Maisondieu, Calice Asancheyev-Becker, Shyamala Maisondieu and Yann Vasnier have all had a hand in creating the latest fragrance for Tom Ford: Velvet Orchid. Velvet Orchid contains notes of Italian bergamot, mandarin, rum succan absolute and honey in the top; jasmine, Turkish rose, Cattleva leopoldii orchid, bl…

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Aramis adds to Perfume Calligraphy series with Saffron

20th January, 2014

Perfume Calligraphy Saffron is the latest fragrance by Aramis in their Perfume Calligraphy series, following from 2011's Perfume Calligraphy and 2012's Perfume Calligraphy Rose.Perfume Calligraphy Saffron contains top notes of marigold and bergamot; turkish rose, lavender and saffron make up the heart of the fragrance; and the scent feat…

Nagel creates Peony & Blush Suede for Jo Malone

23rd August, 2013

Perfumer Christine Nagel has created the latest fragrance for Jo Malone : Peony & Blush Suede. The fragrance is described by the company as "The Essence of Charm"Notes for the fragrance include red apple, jasmine, rose, gillyflower and blush suede.Peony & Blush Suede is available from September as 30ml and 100ml Cologne, Body & Hand wash,…

Tommy Hilfiger launch Pear Blossom

by Grant Osborne, 12th March, 2012

Available next month is Hilfiger Woman Pear Blossom, a limited edition fragrance that will be available exclusively in Tommy Hilfiger Stores, Douglas stores and the Douglas.de website.The fragrance contains notes of Pear blossom, neroli, and raspberry in the top; the heart features Davana, cinnamon and whipped cream; while the dry down of…

Evelyn Lauder, 1936 - 2011

by Grant Osborne, 16th November, 2011

Estee Lauder companies have announced that Evelyn H. Lauder, Senior Corporate Vice President and Head of Fragrance Development Worldwide, died at the age of 75 from complications of non-genetic ovarian cancer. Mrs. Lauder died last Saturday, November 12, at her home in New York City with her family by her side. Press release from Estee La…

Reed Krakoff teams up with Lauder to create $695 fragrance

by Grant Osborne, 17th November, 2010

Designer Reed Krakoff is to release a fragrance exclusive to his boutiques. The fragrance , which has been developed with Estee Lauder and perfume house IFF contains top notes of black pepper, bright aldehydes, neroli extract; a heart of French hyacinth absolute, white peony and violet leaf extract. The base includes vetiver heart, vetive…