Latest Perfume News

L’Oreal acquire Atelier Cologne

01st July, 2016

​Yesterday, Atelier Cologne announced the signature of an agreement to finalize its acquisition by L’Oréal. Atelier Cologne was launched in 2009 by Sylvie Ganter and Christophe Cervasel. Atelier Cologne will join L’Oréal’s Luxe division.

Monsillage launch trio of soaps based on aromachemicals

27th June, 2016

Canadian perfume house Monsillage have added to their soap range with three soaps based on aromachemicals: Iso E Super, Cis-3-Hexenol and Benzaldehyde.

Hiram Green adds Dilettante to line

27th June, 2016

Netherlands-based perfumer, Hiram Green, has launched Dilettante – a fragrance which was inspired by “simple pleasures as a stroll through a luscious garden after a rain shower.” The all-natural fragrance is based on a triptych of orange flower, petitgrain and essential oil of orange. Dilettante is available now as…

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Rihanna to launch new feminine fragrance, Crush, in August

27th June, 2016

Parlux have launched the second fragrance in Rihanna's namesake RiRi collection: Crush. The fragrance is described as a "mysteriously sexy and provocative scent. Breaking boundaries and setting new rules, this perfume feels empowering, strong, confident, and unapologetic."

Natural Perfumers Guild celebrates 10 years

by Danielle Cooper, 15th June, 2016

The Natural Perfumers Guild celebrates ten years this month

Art & Olfaction Award nominees announced

01st April, 2016

Earlier today, The Institute for Art and Olfaction announced the finalists for the third annual Art and Olfaction Awards, which will be held at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles on May 7,

Free Scent Trunk trial for Basenotes readers

30th March, 2016

Scent Trunk are offering free trials for their subscription service to Basenotes Readers.

Mona di Orio to add Bohea Bohème to Monogram Collection

30th March, 2016

Mona di Orio will showcase their next fragrance in the Monogram Collection this Friday at the Essential Days show in Milan. The fragrance, Bohea Bohème, is inpired by Bohea Tea: a distinctive oolong cultivated in the Wuyi Mountains of China. The tea is fumed with pinewood and is prized for its complex aroma and rich character.

Demeter add Nutmeg Ice Cream to fragrance range

30th March, 2016

Demeter Fragrance Library have added Nutmeg Ice Cream to their fragrance library. The company say "we follow interesting experiments in food, because taste and smell are so intertwined", and have been inspired by the trends ice cream featuring savory and spicy flavours. The company say: Soothe your heart and soul wi…

Michael Edwards' Fragrances of the World 2016 adds over 2,000 launches from last year

29th March, 2016

“For the first time, over 2,000 new fragrances were launched during 2015. The reasons: an explosion in new artisan fragrances, more than 800 compared to some 500 in 2014. Secondly, collections, collections and more collections.” The Fragrances of the World classification methodology is rigorous: Edwards and his team evaluat…

Basenotes contributor, Eddie Bulliqi, to speak at Esxence this weekend

29th March, 2016

Bulliqi’s lecture has three main aims: to reveal that there are alternative ways of thinking time other than just clock time; to encourage methods of feeling time in perfumery; and to propose that art, including fine fragrance, can change the we way feel and perceive time. …

Sunset Beach is new fragrance from Ayala Moriel

24th March, 2016

Ayala Moriel has launched her latest fragrance for her brand, Sunset Beach. The fragrance is the second perfume in "Perfume for a Place" series, dedicated to Moriel's favourite places in Vancouver. Moriel says: Sunset Beach is a little piece of heaven tucked away in the midst of bustling boat-False Cre…