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Lacoste launch limited edition L.12.12 Neon

03rd June, 2014

Lacoste have launched a limited edition version of their 2011 fragrance Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc, with different packaging under the name of Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Neon. In May 2014, LACOSTE celebrates its tennis heritage and reinvents tradition with a Limited Edition version of the EAU DE LACOSTE L.12.12 Blanc fragrance for men. Ins…

Parfums d'Empire to relaunch brand with new packaging, new fragrances and new candles.

23rd March, 2014

At Esxence, Parfum d'Empire founder Marc-Antoine Corticchiato, was introducing his new packaging; new fragrance, Corsica Furiosa; and a new eau de parfum version of Musk Tonkin. The packaging for the brand has been completely redesigned : The label has been modernised and features a new font, the metal cap features a redesigned logo, and …

Frederic Malle creates limited editions based on 140 years of Liberty designs

14th November, 2013

Frederic Malle is celebrating 5 years of his range being available at Liberty by creating limited edition packaging based on 140 years of Liberty fabric and wallpaper designs. As part of the celebrations, Malle will be making an appearance in Liberty next week. Malle says:My idea was to use my natural ability to link fragrances and colour…

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Limited Edition Bottles : Le Male and A*Men

by Grant Osborne, 05th March, 2012

A few limited edition bottles, spotted by Basenotes members: Jean Paul Gaultier are launching a travel flask version of Le Male, and Thierry Mugler are launching a gold version of A*Men.Thierry Mugler's A*Men Gold Edition is available as 3.4fl oz (100ml) Eau de Toilette for $115 and is currently available at Macy's. The fragrance is refil…

OMG! Epic Snail! - Illamasqua launch debut fragrance - Freak [info, pics and videos]

by Grant Osborne, 19th October, 2011

We’ve seen plenty of fragrance lately with a plasticky flower stuck on the bottle (thank you Marc Jacobs), but we’ve not seen any with a snail on it. Until now. Enter Freak by cult British make-up brand Illamasqua to fill the snail-on-perfume-bottle void. Illamasqua (whose tag line is ‘make-up for your alter ago’) was founded in 2008 by J…

New: Blask from Humiecki & Graef plus Porcelain Collection | News from Pitti Fragranze

by Grant Osborne, 11th September, 2011

At Pitti, Humiecki & Graef were showing their newest fragrance, Blask - and their limited edition porcelain collection. Blask is a polish work meaning brilliance/bright, and the fragrance was created by ‘Les Christophs’ (Christoph Hornetz and Christophe Laudamiel)Blask’s bottle uses a suede label for the name of the scent, and the fragran…

Cute Limited Edition Harajuku Lovers : G of the Sea

by Grant Osborne, 24th May, 2011

Available now is G of the Sea - a limited edition summer scent from Gwen Stefani's Harajuku Lovers range. The cute-mermaid packaged scent features top notes of crisp apple, water lily, sweet crushed berries; heart notes of freesia, pink peony, jasmine petals and a base of sun-drenched woods, musks, amberwood. The Harajuku Lovers fragranc…

JoAnne Bassett launches Reflections parfum

by Grant Osborne, 29th January, 2011

Natural perfumer JoAnne Bassett has launched a new fragrance, Reflections. The scent is housed in a hand blown glass bottle, with the colours of an ocean sunset.The limited edition Reflections contains centifolia rose otto, oud, boronia, tuberose, neroli (orange blossoms), vanilla absolute, vintage Mysore sandalwood and citrus, floral an…

Diptyque launch new Saint Louis Crystal bottles for Philosykos and L’Ombre dans L’Eau

by Sandra Rose, 04th October, 2010

Diptyque have announced new Saint Louis Crystal bottles to accompany their limited edition concentrated versions of Philosykos and L’Ombre dans L’Eau, the House’s iconic eaux de toilette. The bottles which have been crafted entirely by hand will be presented in a black lacquered wooden box bearing the diptyque signature, along with a long…

Harrods Perfume Diaries : Picture Round Up

by Grant Osborne, 06th September, 2010

Over the next month, Harrods is holding the Perfume Diaries Exhibition, which is a showcase of the past, present and future of the perfume industry. Basenotes had the chance to attend a preview last week, hosted by the exhibition's curator, Roja Dove. Unsurprisingly, given Dove's background at Guerlain, the exhibition features many bottle…

Diesel launch Iron Man version of Only the Brave

by Grant Osborne, 17th May, 2010

To celebrate the launch of Iron Man 2, Diesel are presenting their Only the Brave fragrance in a limited edition Iron Man design. Diesel say: In honor of Iron Man’s epic feats, Diesel is reimagining its signature Only The Brave fist design in bold red and gold colors for a limited time, evoking the power and strength of the upcoming film’…