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"We Know How To Defend Ourselves" – Chantal & Alexandra Roos at the London Launch of Dear Rose

by Persolaise, 23rd October, 2014

It’s difficult to decide how to start an interview with Chantal Roos. Although her name may not be well known, her work couldn’t be more famous. Ask someone to list the most successful perfumes of the last 40 years, and it’s likely that Opium, Kouros, Paris, L’Eau D’Issey and Gaultier’s Classique and Le Male will come up. It just so happe…

Beauté Prestige International sign 15 year license with Zadig & Voltaire

23rd June, 2014

Beauté Prestige International and Zadig & Voltaire have announced the signing of a Licensing Agreement for the creation, production and world distribution of perfumes under the Zadig & Voltaire brand name for the next 15 years. Previously the license for Zadig & Voltaire was held by Groupe Clarins.They say:Zadig & Voltaire, the pioneering…

An interview with Nathalie Helloin Kamel of Parfums Issey Miyake : "We Are Not A Niche Brand Any More"

by Persolaise, 26th June, 2012

Eventually, the perfume managed to retrieve the limelight from the tops of people's heads, especially when the focus turned to the subject of its packaging. Nathalie Helloin Kamel of BPI (the company that currently owns the licence to create scents for Miyake, Narciso Rodriguez, Jean-Paul Gaultier and Elie Saab) explained that as the conc…

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This month sees launch of L'Eau D'Issey pour Homme Sport and start of 'Sport Emotions' video campaign.

by Grant Osborne, 05th March, 2012

The video is accompanied by text describing the feeling of the free-faller. It begins: "Altitude 4,000 metres. Drop zone in sight. The side door of the plane slides open with a rumble. The rushing air pins me to the fuselage. Hands clenched, standing firm, I struggle against the wind and give a last glance to the patchwork of colours un…