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The Top Ten: Discontinued Men's Fragrances

by Grant Osborne, 03rd June, 2014

Today sees the start of a new series on Basenotes – The Top Ten. Each time we'll take a look at a category of fragrances, and countdown the top ten as decided by the ratings of Basenotes members. Our first Top Ten is discontinued fragrances for men. (Note: eBay prices are a guide based on prices from mid-2014) Click NE…

UK FiFi Award winners 2013

17th May, 2013

The UK FiFi Awards were held last night in London. The event was held at The Brewery and was hosted by Natasha Kaplinsky. The winners were as follows: Best New Female Print Advertisement Jaipur Bracelet - BoucheronBest New Male Print Advertisement Kokorico – Jean Paul GaultierBest New Female Fragrance Commercial La Petite Robe Noire - Gue…

Balenciaga announce Florabotanica for Fall

02nd July, 2012

As announced in January, the face of the fragrance is Kristen Stewart, of whom Ghesquière said "embodies the modernity of the new Balenciaga fragrance with her unique sensibility and intelligence".Florabotanica contains notes of vetiver, amber, caladium leaf, rose,carnation and mint. "At first glance, it is a very floral, almost romanticc…

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New Balenciaga scent due for Autumn 2012, Kristen Stewart to be face

by Grant Osborne, 24th January, 2012

Balenciaga have announced Kristen Stewart as the face of the newest Balenciaga fragrance for women, to be later in 2012. Kristen Stewart follows Charlotte Gainsbourg who represents Balenciaga Paris, the previous fragrance, since 2010.Says Kristen Stewart: “I love Balenciaga fashion because it is incredibly bold and forceful, yet feminine …