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Alberto Morillas creates Acqua Essenziale Blu for Ferragamo

20th May, 2014

Firmenich's Alberto Morillas is the perfumer behind Salvatore Ferragamo's latest men's fragrance, Acqua Essenziale Blu. The fragrance is described as a Fougere Oriental.Green cardamom, calabrian bergamot, lemon and paradise feature in the head notes; heart notes include Atlas cedarwood, lavender, cypriol and cascalone; the dry down feat…

Marc Jacobs adds Daisy Dream to line-up

13th May, 2014

Marc Jacobs is to launch the latest fragrance in his Daisy range. Daisy Dream will join 2007’s Daisy, 2011’s Daisy Eau So Fresh, and a whole lot of limited edition flankers.Jacobs describes the fragrance as a “more sophisticated, etheral version” of Daisy, and the scent contains notes of jasmine, blackberry, coconut water and blue wisteri…

Firmenich's Alberto Morillas and Honorine Blanc create Midnight Romance for Ralph Lauren

07th April, 2014

Firmenich's Alberto Morillas and Honorine Blanc have created Ralph Lauren's latest fragrance, Midnight Romance.Notes for the fragrance include raspberry, bergamot and lychee in the head; a heart of peony, jasmine and freesia; The base contains black vanilla, iris and ambrox.The promotional film has been directed by Bruce Weber, and feat…

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From CK One To Penhaligon’s Iris Ballet - An Interview With Alberto Morillas

by Persolaise, 28th October, 2013

How does his formula for Iris Prima compare to those of his other scents? "All my formulae are short," he says, "about 50 ingredients. Sometimes the formulae are much, much more complicated. This one has a lot of naturals. When you use naturals, you don't need to have so many ingredients. When you have the signature of the iris, there are…

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…

Iris Prima: ‘The Spirit of the Ballet. Bottled.’

by Judith Brockless, 02nd June, 2013

A unique partnership between British fragrance house Penhaligon’s and the English National Ballet has produced a new fragrance, Iris Prima. Perfumer Alberto Morillas (described by Penhaligon’s Sarah Rotheram as ‘warm and engaging’ and ‘an absolute pleasure’ to work with) was granted exclusive access to rehearsals and to dancers Nathan You…