Latest Perfume News

Floris to raise money for Cancer Support in September

by Judith Brockless, 21st August, 2015

This September Floris will launch a limited edition of their Rose Geranium Bath Essence, created in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The Floris team has recently been deeply affected by cancer and, as a small family business, has felt the impact that this disease has, not only on those afflicted with it, but also on those around them.

Dior unveil teaser trailer featuring Johnny Depp for upcoming Sauvage fragrance

20th August, 2015

Dior have launched a teaser trailer for their upcoming fragrance Dior Sauvage. The teaser is narrated by the face of the fragrance, Johnny Depp

Coty to acquire 65 of Procter & Gamble's Beauty Brands

09th July, 2015

​Coty are to acquire Procter & Gamble's Fragrance, Hair Care and Color Cosmetics divisions, creating one of the world's largest beauty companies

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Fragrance Foundation Award Winners 2015

18th June, 2015

The Fragrance Foundation Awards held last night in New York’s Lincoln Center. The awards were hosted by Alec Baldwin, and attendees were treated to a performance by Bryan Adams.

LVMH discontinue Fendi fragrances (again)

11th June, 2015

LVMH are discontinuing all of the Fendi fragrances. They say "The commercial development of Fendi perfume did not meet the expectations of the company."

Brooklyn's Miomia to close, offering discount code.

by Grant Osborne, 07th June, 2015

After ten years, Brooklyn's Miomia is to close. Store founder, Katie Chang, reached out to Basenotes to say goodbye, and offer a final discount code for our readers.

Dior partners with Johnny Depp as face for upcoming fragrance

by Judith Brockless, 03rd June, 2015

Actor, musician, and eccentric fashion icon, Johnny Depp has been announced as the new face of Christian Dior Parfums.

Babe: I'm here again – and relaunches of Goya Black Rose, Tribe and more..

01st June, 2015

It seems its the year for returns of old fragrances (see Hai Karate). UK-based Beauty Brand Development are relaunching Babe (previously Fabergé), Tribe (previously Coty) and have already re-launched Goya classic: Black Rose, Aqua Manda and Aqua Citra.

Basenotes Reader Awards announced today live on Twitter

by Grant Osborne, 01st June, 2015

At the end of last year, we asked our readers to vote on their favourite fragrances of 2014. We are announcing the results today live on twitter, with the hashtag #basenotesawards.

Pierre Bourdon launches own fragrance line

by Grant Osborne, 28th May, 2015

Legendary perfumer Pierre Bourdon has introduced his own line of fragrances.

L'Occitane's garden wins gold medal at Chelsea Flower Show

by Judith Brockless, 19th May, 2015

L’Occitane have won a gold medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for their garden ‘A Perfumer’s Garden in Grasse’.

Jimmy Choo Man and Black Opium 'fragrances of the year' at UK Fragrance Foundation Awards

15th May, 2015

Last night at London's The Brewery, The Fragrance Foundation's UK awards were announced in a ceremony presented by Natasha Kaplinksi.