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  • An Interview with Katie Puckrik (of Katie Puckrik Smells)

    by Grant Osborne, 09 February 2009 Interviews

    Katie Puckrik has many talents: TV presenter, TV producer, journalist, dancer, author, actress... Well, we can now add another string to that bow: fragrance reviewer.

    Last year, Puckrik began reviewing fragrances on YouTube. As Basenotes was more familiar with her other work we thought we would find out more about her new venture...

    How long have you had an interest in fragrance? Can you pinpoint when it became more of an obsession that a casual interest?

    I’ve always been entranced and stimulated by smells – all odors, be they pretty – or pretty stinky. I think that comes from having traveled so much when I was growing up. My dad was in the Air Force, and we were bouncing around from the US to Berlin, Moscow, London, Athens, Tangiers – so many places with distinctive cultures and scents!...

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  • X-Factor Leona's ethical foray into fragrance

    by Danielle Cooper, 04 February 2009 Industry News

    Sometime British X Factor winner and now chart-topping recording artist Leona Lewis is to launch her own fragrance.  The vegetarian animal rights campaigner has apparently striven to ensure that the self-named scent will be 'ethically' produced by German company LR....

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  • Narciso Rodiguez captures the 'essence' of femininity

    by Danielle Cooper, 04 February 2009 Industry News

    This spring sees a new fragrant offering from Narciso Rodiguez.  The third scent from the American designer has been marketed as a celebration of the duality of a women's nature, and as such is dubbed 'Essence'....

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  • Custo Barcelona up for award and is set for international launch

    by Grant Osborne, 03 February 2009 Industry News

    Idesa's Custo Barcelona fragrance has been nominated for best female perfume launch by the Italian Accademia del Profumo and is set for an International launch in April 2009. The fragrance was originally launched in 2008 in Italy, Germany and Spain....

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  • Feminite du Bois relaunch

    by Grant Osborne, 02 February 2009 Industry News

    Shiseido have relaunched its classic fragrance, Feminite du Bois, under it's Serge Lutens division. The fragrance, which was created by Lutens working with Christopher Sheldrake and Pierre Bourdon, was launched in 1992 and is widely considered to be one of the classic feminine fragrances....

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  • An interview with Victoria Christian of Clive Christian Perfumes

    by Grant Osborne, 02 February 2009 Interviews

    In 1999, luxury furniture designer, Clive Christian launched three feminine and three masculine fragrances based on the original values of a fragrance house known as The Crown Perfumery. Like Clive Christian's furniture designs, the fragrances are known for their quality and luxuriousness.

    Basenotes interviews Victoria Christian, daughter of Clive and the company's publicist. ...

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  • Clive Christian creates the Sound of Perfume

    by Grant Osborne, 29 January 2009 Industry News

    Clive Christian has teamed up with the Royal College of Music to explore what they describe as the 'evocative and invisible art of perfume and music. The project, which started in October, asked 50 student composers at the RCM to create a piece of music to represent one of the Clive Christian fragrances....

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  • Jonathan Rhys Meyers to promote new Hugo Element fragrance at Macy's NYC tomorrow.

    by Grant Osborne, 29 January 2009 Industry News

    Face of Hugo, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, will be making an appearance at Macy's Herald Square tomorrow (Friday, January 30th, 2009) to promote the latest Hugo Boss fragrance: Hugo Element....

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  • Selective Beauty create its first Iceberg fragrance for men

    by Grant Osborne, 28 January 2009 Industry News

    Iceberg The Fragrance for Men is the follow up to Iceberg The Fragrance, launched in 2007. This scent is the first men's Iceberg fragrance since Selective acquired the license in 2006....

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  • Kylie launches Couture fragrance

    by Grant Osborne, 28 January 2009 Industry News

    Kylie Minogue Couture is the latest fragrance created for Minogue by Coty. The floral fragrance is her fifth since Darling was launched in 2006....

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  • Enzo Galardi - the man behind Odori and Bois 1920

    by Ali Nakhai, 26 January 2009 Articles

    Ali Nakhai returns from his Basenotes writing hiatus to investigate the two lines from Enzo Galardi: Bois 1920 and Odori: In 2005 a new niche brand with the tradition of the old hit the fragrance market. Three colors, each representing a different fragrance style, marks the assortment of fragrances from Enzo Gallardi’s first line, Bois 1920. The Tradizionali features the fragrances Agrumi Amari di Sicilia, Sandalo e The, Real Patchouly, and Vetiver Ambrato.  Classic 19201920 Extreme belong to the Classici line and the Orientali consists of Sutra Ylang and Sushi Imperiale. ...

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  • Nina Ricci attempts to forbid Twilight's fruit

    by Danielle Cooper, 19 January 2009 Industry News

 
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