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IFF's Ropion and Dong create Issey's latest men's fragrance : Nuit d'Issey

23rd June, 2014

IFF's Dominique Ropion and Loc Dong are the perfumers behind Issey Miyake's latest men's fragrance, Nuit d'Issey. The fragrance is housed in a black version of the bottle for the classic scent, L'Eau d'Issey pour Homme.Nuit d'Issey contains top notes of bergamot and grapefruit; heart notes of leather, spices, woods and vetiver; and the …

Issey Miyake launch Mint, Yuzu and Lotus versions of scents

24th February, 2014

Issey Miyake have launched limited edition versions of L'Eau d'Issey, L'Eau d'Issey pour Homme and L'Eau d'Issey pour Homme Sport, which have the additions of Lotus, Yuzu and Mint respectively.L'Eau d'Issey Lotus contains notes of lotus, aquatic notes, Sambac jasmine, hyacinth, precious woods and white musk. (available as 50ml and 90ml E…

Something Compleatly New - Aurelien Guichard Interviewed At The UK Launch Of Pleats Please

by Persolaise, 09th July, 2013

Last time it was the haircuts; this time it was the colours. When I attended the launch of L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme Sport at the brand's London boutique in 2012, I remember being overwhelmed by the variety of geometric coiffures on display. This time around - at an event to mark the UK release of the new feminine scent, Pleats…

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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…

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…