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    • Nicolas Ghesquière

      Fragrance News
      Published on 2nd July 2012 10:02 AM

      Balenciaga have announced their latest fragrance, Florabotanica, which is due this September. The scent was created by perfumers, Olivier Polge and Jean-Christophe Hérault, who worked in collaboration with house designer, Nicolas Ghesquière. The fragrance is aimed at a younger market than Balenciaga Paris. ...
      Fragrance News
      Published on 24th January 2012 09:40 AM

      Balenciaga have announced Kristen Stewart as the face of the newest Balenciaga fragrance for women, to be later in 2012. Kristen Stewart follows Charlotte Gainsbourg who represents Balenciaga Paris, the previous fragrance, since 2010.
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