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Trade Routes Collection to be launched by Penhaligons next month

14th August, 2014

Next month, Penhaligon’s launches the Trade Routes Collection. The collection comprises three new fragrances: each inspired by the commodities which were traded through London’s docks at the turn of the 19th Century. The Trade Routes Collection:Lothair (Perfumer: Bertrand Duchaufour)Inspired by the famous Tea Clipper Ships that navigated …

L'Artisan bringing back Mon Numéro 10

30th April, 2014

L'Artisan Parfumeur are bringing back Mon Numéro 10 as part of its permanent collection this May. The fragrance was originally launched in 2011 as part of the Mon Numéro range.Created by Bertrand Duchaufour, the fragrance is described by the company as:..an explosion of warm and enticing notes. This fragrance is a memorable ode to a highl…

Ann Gerard launches new rose at Esxence

23rd March, 2014

Jeweller, Ann Gerard has launched her latest fragrance at Esxence. Like her previous fragrances, Rose Cut was created by perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour.The fragrance is described as:Wildly Feminine, Alluring and potent. Rose Cut unleashes the power of a velvety intoxicating aura. A true diamond nestled against your skin.Notes include aldehy…

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L'Artisan adds to Explosions d'Émotions range

27th February, 2014

L'Artisan Parfumeur are adding three new fragrances to their Explosions d'Émotions collection, which was launched last year. Like the initial trio, these have been created by in-house perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour. The new fragrances are: Haute Voltige, Rapelle-Toi and Onde Sensuelle.Haute VoltigeTrue excitement. Feel the goose bumps on yo…

Penhaligon's release Tralala for Meadham Kirchhoff

by Judith Brockless, 17th January, 2014

The ‘counter culture couture’ of Tralala opens with notes of saffron, whiskey, ambrette seed, galbanum and green violet, with a heart of carnation, orris, tuberose, ylang ylang, incense and leather, finishing with a base of resins, balsams, patchouli, vetiver, cedarwood, musk, vanilla and a powdery note of heliotrope.Tralala will launch e…

Living Outside The Store - Aedes De Venustas Launches Home Fragrances In The UK

by Persolaise, 17th December, 2013

When the words ‘mood board’ are uttered, there’s a moment of tension. It’s barely perceptible, but the writers in the room pick up on it straight away and give each other a worried glance. Karl Bradl, founder of New York’s much-revered niche store, Aedes De Venustas, has just used the term to explain his preferred method of communicating …

Penhaligon's announce promo film for upcoming Iris Prima fragrance + London Fashion Week News

28th August, 2013

Penhaligon's have released a promotional film to accompany their upcoming fragrance, Iris Prima. The fragrance was created in partnership with the English National Ballet, who are asked in the film to describe the "Scent of the Ballet." The fragrance is due to launch next month and was created by master perfumer Alberto Morillas. Penhali…

Harrods' "Fragrance Explosion" to start later this week

19th August, 2013

Harrods has announced a late summer programme of olfactory events entitled "Meet the Perfumers". The in-store talks, masterclasses and one to one consultations will take place from Thursday 22nd August to Thursday 19th September. The series includes highlights such as "The Art of British Perfumery", a masterclass with Floris perfumer Sh…

L’Artisan Parfumeur launches ‘Explosions d’Emotions’ September 2013

by Judith Brockless, 23rd June, 2013

This September L’Artisan Parfumeur launches ‘Explosions d’Emotions’, three new concepts by long-time collaborator Bertrand Duchaufour, intended to ‘translate the emotional power of fragrance’ - Amour Nocturne, Déliria and Skin on Skin. Amour Nocturne, ‘the intimacy of the night’, has notes of cedar, hot milk and caramel, which give way to…