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    • Florence

      by Published on 14th October 2013 07:25 PM

      Pitti Immagine Fragranze 2013 took place last month, and the official data shows a growth both in general audience and buyers: the artistic perfumery has evidently become a trend, perfume aficionados who discover the "niche" market are more and more every day, attracting attention -and investors- worldwide. During the three days exhibition I counted the launch of 25 new "niche" brands, while those already established, presented over 55 new perfumes. A huge amount!

      Aware that three days wouldn't be enough to properly test all the fragrances in my list, I headed to the gates of the venue (the old, fascinating Stazione Leopolda) with a secret wish to find something that would surprise me. ...
      Perfume News
      by Published on 28th September 2010 10:42 AM

      Andy Tauer showcased two new fragrances at the fragrance fair Pitti Florence earlier this month. The two scents are Eau d'╔pices and Une Rose Vermeille.

      Eau d'╔pices is an eau de parfum with top notes of cinnamon, cardamom, clove and coriander with red mandarines; a heart of orange blossom, jasmine, orris root and incense. Finally the fragrance dried down to a woody cistus ladaniferus resin, softened with ambergris, Tonka beans and vetiver.