Latest Perfume News

L'Artisan to launch May rose scent : Rose Privée

29th January, 2015

L'Artisan Parfumeur have announced Rose Privée; a new feminine fragrance due in April. The fragrance was created by Bertrand Duchaufour and his apprentice, Stéphanie Bakouche. The fragrance is a celebration of the rare and iconic May Rose (Rose de Mai)

Miller Harris launch trio of fragrances to celebrate 15th Anniversary

28th January, 2015

Miller Harris are launching a trio of fragrances to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the company: Cassis en Feuille, Poirier d'un Soir and Coeur de Jardin.The company also intend to celebrate with other promos and events throughout the year.

Benaim creates latest scent for Dunhill: Icon

27th January, 2015

Carlos Benaim is the perfumer behind Dunhill's latest fragrance, Dunhill Icon. The scent is the first non-flanker launch from the British brand since the arrival, in 2012, of Creative Director, John Ray.

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Mugler's latest A*Men flanker fragrance is Ultra Zest

26th January, 2015

Thierry Mugler have announced A*Men Ultra Zest; a new flanker fragrance for the original A*Men scent. The fragrance was created by Quentin Bisch and Jacques Huclier. (Huclier was the perfumer behind the original fragrance launched in 1996).

Kerosene to launch Canfield Cedar

26th January, 2015

Canfield Cedar is the latest fragrance by Kerosene in 2015.The perfume was created by company founder, John Pegg and was made in collaboration with, and is exclusive to, retail store Willys in Detroit.

New from Demeter : Chipotle Pepper & First Love

26th January, 2015

Dememter have introduced two fragrances: Chipotle Pepper and First Love. The company are also launching two gift sets for Valentines Day: "Nice Classics" and "Naughty Too"

Guerlain launch La Petite Robe Noire - Ma Robe Pétales, plus promo vid for Santal Royal

26th January, 2015

Guerlain in-house perfumer, Thierry Wasser has created the latest flanker of La Petite Robe Noire called La Petite Robe Noire - Ma Robe Pétales. Plus a promo for Santal Royal which was launched last year.

Puig buy Penhaligon's and L'Artisan

23rd January, 2015

Spanish fragrance house, Puig, have announced that they have acquired Penhaligon's and L'Artisan Parfumeur from Fox Paine & Company, LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition will take effect as of today.

Issey Miyake launch limited edition City Blossom

22nd January, 2015

Issey Miyake are launching a limited edition fragrance: L’Eau d’Issey City Blossom. The fragrance was created by perfumer Alberto Morillas and is inspired by “life in bloom”.

A New Year, and A New Look for Basenotes

by Grant Osborne, 20th January, 2015

We’ve had a bit of an overhaul! Some observant readers may notice we have a new front page, and not only that - our article pages should now be much easier to read on mobile devices. (though not that Nokia 8210...)

Angela Flanders Aqua Alba fragrance used to fragrance tweed

20th January, 2015

Angela Flanders’ whisky-inspired fragrance, Aqua Alba, has now been used to create the world’s first whisky scent-imbued fabric, named the Fabric of Flavour. The fabric developed by Harris Tweed for Johnnie Walker Whiskey, using a microencapsulation process (developed at Heriot Watt’s School of Textiles and Design…

Etat Libre d'Orange give us True Lust

20th January, 2015

Etat Libre d'Orange are launching True Lust - Rayon Violet de Ses Yeux – a new feminine fragrance next month. The fragrance is a hybrid of two prior fragrances from the house, Putain des Palaces (2006) and Dangerous Complicity (2012).