Latest Perfume News

Atelier Cologne adds Oud Saphir to Métal collection

01st May, 2015

Atelier Cologne are launching Oud Saphir, initially exclusively at London's Selfridges, and have plans to open a London boutique.

Penhaligon's to launch No.33 to celebrate 145th year

30th April, 2015

No. 33 is the latest masculine fragrance by Penhaligon's. The fragrance has been created to celebrate the company's 145th year in business, and is named after the original Penhaligon's boutique at 33 St James Street.

Design with Scents workshop in London this Summer

29th April, 2015

Pioneering the teaching of fragrance for design innovation, the fourth edition of the 5-day workshop returns this summer in London on 6-10 July 2015. Designers and fragrance lovers will discover how scent is a powerful communication tool at work and home.


Hai Karate relaunched in the UK

28th April, 2015

Popular retro fragrance, Hai Karate, has been relaunched in the UK by Healthpoint Ltd. The fragrance was originally launched in 1967 by Leeming, then a division of Pfizer, and came with a set of instructions telling its wearer how to fight off admirers.

Paco Rabanne launch feminine fragrance, Olympéa as partner for Invictus

27th April, 2015

Olympéa is the latest feminine fragrance by Paco Rabanne, and is a partner to 2013's masculine scent, Invictus. The perfume has been created by IFF perfumers Dominique Ropion, Anne Flipo and Loc Dong.

Byredo launch hair perfume for Bal d'Afrique, Blanche and Gypsy Water

15th April, 2015

Byredo have launched a trio of hair perfumes, which in the UK are exclusive to Selfridges where the brand currently have a pop-up store.

Basenotes Reader Awards 2015 : Finalists Announced

14th April, 2015

The finalists for the Basenotes Reader Awards 2015 have been announced. Did your best fragrance of last year make the list?

Inter Parfums sign Coach in 11 year deal

14th April, 2015

Inter Parfums have acquired the fragrance license for lifestyle brand Coach, replacing previous license holder, Estée Lauder.

Perfume magazine Kickstarter ends today

14th April, 2015

The Kickstarter for perfume magazine, ODOU, ends today. Needs additional funding

Radley launch debut fragrance in collaboration with Floris and Azzi Glasser

14th April, 2015

Radley, the handbag and accessories brand, introduce their first signature eau de parfum and bodycare range. The fragrance has been created with Floris, and perfume designer, Azzi Glasser.

Coty completes acquisition of Bourjois from Chanel Group; Chanel to become Coty shareholder

14th April, 2015

Coty have completed its acquisition of cosmetics brand Bourjois from the Chanel Group for a consideration of approximately 15.43 million shares of Coty’s Class A Common Stock, meaning that Chanel is now a shareholder of Coty. The deal was announced last October, and the acquisition was completed earlier this month.

Guerlain's Muguet 2015 available as limited edition of 1,659

by Judith Brockless, 09th April, 2015

Guerlain’s 2015 limited edition May Day celebration Muguet will be launching exclusively in Harrods on the 27th of April.