Perfume News

Clive Christian launch new fragrances in Twist Collection

by Judith Brockless, 09th May, 2018

There are four 1872 Original Collection Twists, described as “the perfect blend of perfume heritage and modern fragrance”: 1872 Twist Tarocco Orange and 1872 Twist Basil (both available exclusively from Fortnum & Mason and select doors in Russia & Europe), and 1872 Twist Geranium and 1872 Twist Jasmine (exclusively at …

Penhaligon's Introduce Hidden London trio

08th May, 2018

Marylebone Wood contains notes of grapefruit in the top; heart notes include ; and the dry down features cedarwood, sandalwood, vetiver, patchouli and amber. The company say: Intimate, characterful elegance, Marylebone, or ‘the Village’ has a feeling of home about it. A winding lane, Georgian brick houses, Sherloc…

IFF acquire rival Frutarom

08th May, 2018

Flavour & Fragrance house IFF, have acquired rival Frutarom. "This transaction is a big win and a fantastic outcome for shareholders, customers and employees of both companies,” said IFF Chairman and CEO, Andreas Fibig. “Frutarom has an extremely attractive product portfolio, including broad expertise in natura…

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Claire Vukcevic wins Jasmine Award for Basenotes article

by Judith Brockless, 25th April, 2018

Basenotes contributor Claire Vukcevic, author of blog Take One Thing Off, has scooped a prestigious Jasmine Award for her piece on Basenotes, ‘Summer Fragrances for People Who Hate Summer & Also Summer Fragrances’, which won the Practical Guide Award. Also nominated was Louise Woollam, aka Get Lippie, for her Litera…

Jo Malone brings back three fragrances for a limited time in Blossom Girls trio

19th April, 2018

Sakura Cherry Blossom Sakura Cherry Blossom was launched originally in 2011, and was created by Christine Nagel. A pretty Blossom Girl. The lightness of spring. Pure and transient. Subtle layers of cherry blossom, rose and violet. Brightened with sparkling bergamot. Delicate. Airy. Pretty Additional notes include…

Inter Parfums sign up fragrance licence for jewellery company, Graff

17th April, 2018

Inter Parfums have signed an agreement with London jewellery company, Graff Diamonds, to create and develop fragrance for the brand.

Andy Tauer's L'Oudh is now at Luckyscent

16th April, 2018

L'Oudh by Tauer, is now available in the US at Luckyscent. Notes include laotian oud, cypriol, castoreum, java vetiver, mysore sandalwood, morel, cistus and musk. Perfumer Andy Tauer says "This oudh fragrance is special and rather unique," and warns "Please do not buy blind but test beforehand.…

Charriol add feminine counterpart to last years' Infinite Celtic

16th April, 2018

Infinite Celtic pour Femme is the latest feminine fragrance by Charriol, and follows the men's Infinite Celtic from last year. The perfumer is Mathilde Bijaoui, who says "I created a floral and fruity fragrance as a Charriol jewel, for an elegant, string and vibrant woman" Infinite Celtic pour Femme contains notes of p…

Alessandro Gualtieri adds Nudiflorum to Nasomatto range

16th April, 2018

The company say: The fragrance that invites you to undergo the unexpected tranquility of giving up oneself without concern for a boundary, and to sense the hazy intuition of a depth that undoes distance. Nudiforum is an olfactory intimacy. It is an interpretation of a feeling of being touched. A slender touch of …

Les Parfums de Rosine adds fourth scent to Ballerina Collection

by Judith Brockless, 13th April, 2018

Described as ‘a bright and luminous perfume with sensuous facets’, Ballerina N°4 has top notes of bergamot, cardamom and pink pepper. The heart is ‘an explosion of white flowers’: Rosa Alba absolute, Grasse jasmine and tuberose, combined with peach and incense. The base consists of tolu balsam, ambroxan, oakmos…