Latest Perfume News

Papillon Perfumery, Mugler and Dior are the big winners in 2016 Basenotes Awards

29th September, 2016

We are finally announcing after much delay, the winners of the Basenotes Reader Awards 2016. At the end of last year, we asked you to vote for your favourite fragrances of that year. The results are as follows.

New Fragrance: Pink Peony & Rhubarb by Bronnley

15th September, 2016

Available now is Bronnley's Pink Peony & Rhubarb, a new feminine fragrance, with packaging designed by award-winning British botanical artist Helen Campbell. Notes include pink peony, jasmine, gardenia, rose, rhubarb and white musk. The company say: As beautiful in bud as when in bloom, the peony in bloom…

4160 Tuesdays unleash Mother Nature's Naughty Daughters

14th September, 2016

4160 Tuesdays' latest fragrance is Mother Nature's Naughty Daughters, which they describe as 'nature + science + beauty'. The brand have also released details of a print campaign for their popular fragrance, The Sexiest Scent on the Planet. Ever. (IMHO) The company say of Mother Nature's Nau…

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New Versace scent Dylan Blue is "the essence of the Versace man today"

14th September, 2016

Versace pour Homme Dylan Blue is available now as: Eau de Toilette (30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 200ml), After Shave Lotion (100ml), After Shave Balm (100ml), Perfumed Deodorant (100ml), Deodorant Stick (75ml) and Bath & Shower Gel (250ml) …

Cartier's latest masculine fragrance is L'Envol

13th September, 2016

Cartier have launched L'Envol; a new masculine fragrance was created by in-house perfumer Mathilde Laurent. The scent is inspired by hydromel – more commonly known as the nectar of the Olympus gods, who used it to become immortal. Notes include musk, gaiac wood and honey. The design of the bottle is unique…

Blood Concept launches two new fragrances inspired by David Bowie and the genderless universe

13th September, 2016

XY : Nude Wood contains notes of cedar flowers, coconut flowers and cinnamon in the top; leather, tonka bean, lily of the valley and make up the heart of the fragrance; and the dry down features nagarmotha, sandalwood, cedarwood, vetiver, labdanum and benzoin. The creators of Blood Concept, Antonio Zuddas and Gi…

Available now is Jo Malone's Basil & Neroli

12th September, 2016

Basil & Neroli is available now as Cologne (30ml and 100ml), Home Candle, Body Crème and Body & Hand Wash. …

Floris to launch Rose & Oud home fragrance collection next month

12th September, 2016

Next month, UK fragrance house Floris are launching a new home fragrance collection called Rose & Oud. The scent will be available as a candle and room fragrance spray. Notes for the scent include raspberry, cinnamon, clove and lemon in the top; rose, orange blossom and jasmine in the heart; and a dry down of oud, cedarwood, mu…

New Italian line, Jusbox, is inspired by music

09th September, 2016

Jusbox is a new fragrance brand, which draws inspiration from the world of music. Jusbox (the name is a play on juke box) launch with four fragrances, two created by Dominique Ropion and two by Antoine Lie.

Nagel's first major Hermès scent, Galop d'Hermès, is available now

09th September, 2016

Galop d'Hermès – Christine Nagel's first major fragrance for Hermès is available now. The perfumer joined Hermès as in-house perfumer alongside Jean-Claude Ellena in 2014. Nagel says “At Hermès, I discovered all the femininity of leather. I composed Galop d’Hermès l…

Tom Ford is inspired by his runway show for latest fragrance, Ombré Leather 16

08th September, 2016

Ombré Leather 16 is the newest fragrance in Tom Ford's Private Collection, and is inspired by the designer's Autumn/Winter 2016 collection which was shown yesterday at New York Fashion Week. Notes for the unisex fragrance include leather, oakmoss, patchouli, violet leaf, cardamom and jasmine samba…

Paco Rabanne adds 1 Million Privé duo to range

08th September, 2016

Anne Flipo is the perfumer behind Lady Million Privé. Notes include orange blossom, heliotrope, vanilla, raspberry, woods, cocoa bean, patchouli and honey. Available as 50ml and 100ml. Both the perfumers had a hand in creating the parent fragrances. Raynaud co-created 1 Million alongside Olivier Pescheux and Michel Girard. F…