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Axe teams up with the X-Men, P-Rod and Mr. Cartoon

13th May, 2014

Axe have announced a partnership with 20(th) Century Fox's X-Men: Days of Future Past to create movie-themed gift sets, new content, and access to the star-studded film premiere. The brand are also collaborating on a separate project with tattoo artist, Mr. Cartoon and Skateboarder, P-Rod.In their collaboration with the X-Men, Axe are lau…

4160 Tuesdays - now available in the US

02nd April, 2014

London-based indie brand, 4160 Tuesdays, are now available in the US, via Lucky Scent and Indie Scents. Founder and perfumer, Sarah McCartney, launched her scents at a Scratch + Sniff Event just a few years ago, and have since built up a cult following.The name of the company comes from the idea that "if we live until we're 80, we have 41…

Show featuring PK Perfumes nominated for Taste Awards

14th November, 2013

A radio show featuring PK Perfumes has been nominated for two Hollywood Entertainment awards. The Taste Awards are the premier broadcast awards celebrating the year’s best achievements in food, fashion, home and lifestyle programs on television, in film, online, and on radio.Last week the Finalists were announced by the Academy of Media T…

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Axe promoting new fragrance, Black Chill, with chance to win Extreme Sports weekend in Sweden

20th October, 2013

The latest fragrance in men's grooming range Axe is Black Chill. The product is being launched with a chance to win a weekend of extreme winter sports in Sweden.Consumers can enter by purchasing Axe Black Chill from Meijer, Target, Commissary, Walgreens or ShopRite before 15th November 2013.The fragrance has notes of citrus, mint and ceda…

Ramon Monegal to launch exclusive scent – Pure Mariposa – at Neiman Marcus

by Judith Brockless, 25th January, 2013

Ramón Monegal has created a new fragrance for Neiman Marcus, Pure Mariposa. Francisco Gratacós, Managing Director of Ramón Monegal Perfumes, told me: ‘Since we are breaking record sales in Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus (who owns Bergdorf Goodman), Neiman Marcus asked us to do a special and bespoke fragrance for them....’ The fragr…

New Fragrances: Bond No. 9 to launch 'I Love NY for Earth Day' and 'I Love NY for Mothers'

by Grant Osborne, 14th March, 2012

New York's Bond No.9 are adding two new fragrances to their 'I Love NY' collection. I Love NY for Earth Day is housed in a green bottle and celebrates Earth Day (22 April); and I Love New York for Mothers is in a pink bottle and celebrates mothers.The company say:I ♥ [COLOR=black]NY for Earth Day[/COLOR][COLOR=black][COLOR=dimgray]L…

Tommy Hilfiger launch Pear Blossom

by Grant Osborne, 12th March, 2012

Available next month is Hilfiger Woman Pear Blossom, a limited edition fragrance that will be available exclusively in Tommy Hilfiger Stores, Douglas stores and the Douglas.de website.The fragrance contains notes of Pear blossom, neroli, and raspberry in the top; the heart features Davana, cinnamon and whipped cream; while the dry down of…

New House: United Scents of America

07th March, 2012

United Scents of America are a new house, whose aim is based on "evoking nostalgia for one's 'home state', the state you currently live in or a state that holds a special place in your heart." The company is starting by the rolling out of five fragrances based on: New York, Florida, New Jersey, Texas and California. All the fragrances ar…

FiFi Awards 2011 - report by our New York Correspondent

by Sali Oguri, 28th May, 2011

It is with great jubilation and honor that I am able to bring you coverage of the US FiFi 2011 as New York Correspondent for Basenotes. I'd like to thank everyone who followed me on Twitter on Wednesday night as I stumbled through the award ceremony held at Damrosch Park in Lincoln Center. Most of all, I'd like to thank Grant Osbo…

Scent events at NYC World Science Festival on 4th and 5th June

by Grant Osborne, 21st May, 2011

The World Science Festival being held in New York City from 1-5 June is hosting two fragrance events. The first is "Scents and Sensibility: The Invisible Language of Smell" on 4th June, featuring participants including Avery Gilbert. The second is "The Smell Lab: Test your smell IQ" part of the "Youth & Family Street Fair" on 5th June.Sce…

Cherry Bomb Killer Perfume founders at Fred Segal - Sat 18th

by Grant Osborne, 17th December, 2010

Maria McElroy and Alexis Karl, founders of Cherry Bomb Killer Perfume, will be at Fred Segal on Saturday, December 18th from 7:00 to 9:00pm to celebrate the launch of their fragrance line. There will be in house musical performances by the electro-gothic band, Anima Animus Animal. McElroy and Karl will be at Studio Beautymix @ Fred Sega…

Creed's US distributor, Saujet, named Economic Club member

by Grant Osborne, 06th October, 2010

Emmanuel Saujet (pictured), 42, CEO of International Cosmetics & Perfumes, has been named a member of the prestigious Economic Club of New York (link). Founded in 1907, the Economic Club of New York is a nonpartisan, nonprofit forum for discussion and study of social, economic and political questions. Its membership is drawn primarily fr…