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Fourth annual Art & Olfaction Awards to be held next week in Berlin

28th April, 2017

Next week, Berlin will host the fourth annual Art & Olfaction Awards - the first time the event has been held outside of the United States

Tommy Hilfiger launch summer fragrance duo: Tommy Tropics

28th April, 2017

Tommy Hilfiger have introduced their summer limited edition fragrances: Tommy Tropics and Tommy Girl Tropics.

Moschino to launch pink version of Fresh Couture

27th April, 2017

Pink Fresh Couture is the latest feminine fragrance by Moschino. The fragrance is a follow up to 2015's Fresh Couture and was developed under the direction of Moschino's Jeremy Scott.

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Rihanna offers a Kiss - new fragrance

27th April, 2017

Rihanna has launched Kiss; a new feminine fragrance in her RiRi collection, which includes RiRi and Crush.

Acqua di Parma adds Mirra and Ebano to Colonia range

24th April, 2017

Mirra contains notes of mandarin, lemon, petitgrain, nutmeg, myrrh and patchouli The company say: Muscat. At the hour of sunset, the streets and windows are dotted with small coloured lanterns where incense and myrrh unleash their vibrant aromas. From the capital of ancient Oman, since the third century before Christ, long car…

Laurin Taylor and Claire Vukcevic win writing awards for Basenotes articles

18th April, 2017

Basenotes writers, Laurin Taylor and Claire Vukcevic have both picked up prestigious writing awards for their contributions to Basenotes. At the UK’s Jasmine Awards, which were held last month, Claire Vukcevic was awarded the Best Practical Guide to Fragrance Award for her “Top Ten Niche Fragrances Every Beginner Should Sam…

Flamenco is latest fragrance from Spanish fragrance house, Ramon Monegal

18th April, 2017

Ramon Monegal’s latest fragrance is Flamenco, inspired by the Andaluz culture that stems from the south of Spain where he lived as young man. Monegal says, “I am very close to this part of Spain, I love the lifestyle, I love the light, the heat, and it’s where I get the inspiration, I feel closer to the South and this…

Guerlain adds Sport flanker to L'Homme Ideal line

11th April, 2017

L'Homme Ideal Sport is the latest masculine fragrance by Guerlain. The perfumer was created by Delphine Jelk and Thierry Wasser. Notes include almond, fresh spices, aquatic notes, neroli, coumarin, vetiver and patchouli   The company say: To reveal the eau de toilette’s sporting potential, Thierry Wa…

Prada adds Carbon to Luna Rossa line

06th April, 2017

Luna Rossa Carbon is the latest men's fragrance by Prada, which follows up Luna Rossa (2012), Extreme (2013) and Sport (2015). Daniela Andrier is the nose behind the fragrance. Luna Rossa Carbon contains top notes of bergamot, citrus and pepper; lavender make up the heart of the fragrance; and the dry down features patchouli and dr…

DSquared2 celebrated 10 years of He Wood, with Cologne version

05th April, 2017

Notes for the fragrance include lemon, mandarin, ginger, silver fir, musk and vegetal amber in the head; violet leaves, violet blossom, transparent and marine accord make up the heart of the fragrance; and the dry down features vetiver and cedarwood. The company say: Dsquared2 He Wood Cologne is an evolution and fresh adaptation o…

Houbigant adds Jardin Secret to Quelques Fleurs range

22nd March, 2017

Houbigant have launched Quelques Fleurs Jardin Secret; a new feminine fragrance. Quelques Fleurs Jardin Secret contains notes of bergamot, yellow mandarin and neroli in the top; heart notes include magnolia, narcissus, centifolia rose, jasmine, iris, orange blossom and ylang ylang; and a dry down of sandalwood, ambrette seed, white amb…

New fragrance Belle, by Worth, inspired by 'Beauty and the Beast'

by Judith Brockless, 20th March, 2017

Honorine Blanc has created a new feminine fragrance for Worth: Belle, inspired by the latest Walt Disney feature, 'Beauty and the Beast'. Belle contains top notes of green pear, grapefruit, Italian bergamot and redcurrant; heart notes include pink pepper, Bulgarian rose, white peony, rose centifolia and lily of the valley, and …