Latest Perfume News

Turin's NZZ Folio columns now available as an ebook

08th October, 2015

Luca Turin has announced that the complete text of all his columns and features for NZZ Folio from 2003 to 2014 is now available on Kindle.

New perfume subscription service launches in Europe. 25% Discount for Basenotes Readers

by Grant Osborne, 01st October, 2015

New perfume subscription service, Fragrance Box, launches in Europe. 25% Discount for Basenotes Readers

Etro launch Marquetry and Io Myself

29th September, 2015

Etro have launched Marquetry and Io Myself, both inspired by ancient perfumery.

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New fragrance house : Deco London

28th September, 2015

Deco London are a new fragrance house with fragrances for men and women inspired by the "opulence of 1920s London, classic perfumery and evocative periods of history."

Bruno Fazzolari launch Seyrig, inspired by "aldehydic motifs of late ‘60s and early ‘70s perfume"

25th September, 2015

Bruno Fazzolari have launched their latest fragrance, Seyrig, which is inspired by "aldehydic motifs of late ‘60s and early ‘70s perfume"

Framboise Noire is latest fragrance by Shay & Blue

21st September, 2015

Shay & Blue have launched Framboise Noire. The fragrance was created by perfumer Julie Massé, working alongside Shay & Blue founder, Dom de Vetta. The scent is described as a woody fragrance Inspired by black raspberries.

Yardley add English Bluebell to Contemporary Classics collection

18th September, 2015

Yardley have introduced English Bluebell to their Contemporary Classics collection. The perfumer is Symrise's Pierre Kurzenne, and the company describe it as "A light, feminine and fresh, fruity floral fragrance"

Penhaligon's launch Blasted Heath and Blast Bloom

17th September, 2015

Alberto Morillas is the perfumer behind Penhaligon's latest fragrances: Blasted Bloom and Blasted Heath. The fragrances are inspired by the "extreme, wild and passionate British landscape; that moment where the Land meets the Sea and untamed energy explodes."

O'Driù announces upcoming scent, Basenotes Kiss My Ass

16th September, 2015

Perfumer Angelo Orazio Pregoni's upcoming fragrance for his O'Driù brand will be 'Basenotes Kiss My Ass'

Theo James, face of new Boss fragrance making personal appearance in London tomorrow

16th September, 2015

Theo James, the face of Hugo Boss' latest fragrance Boss The Scent, will be making a personal experience at Debenhams, Oxford Street tomorrow (Thursday 17th September)

Olfactive Studio use the front-facing camera for latest scent, Selfie

15th September, 2015

Selfie is the latest fragrance by Olfactive Studio, created by perfumer Thomas Fontaine. Where previous fragrances by Olfactive Studio have been inspired by a specific photograph – their latest scent is described as a chameleon – "the mirror on the box reflects the image of the wearer in whatever guise he or she chooses... "

The return of Smell-O-Vision, and how you can help

15th September, 2015

The Institute of Art and Olfaction have organised a screening of the original Smell-O-Vision movie and they need your help