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New fragrance company Aqualis release first range of four scents

by Danielle Cooper, 05th December, 2016

Origin is the first of the four in this initial range and features Egyptian jasmine absolute, Turkish rose absolute, French vanilla bourbon, French patchouli and Indian papyrus oil. The creators describe the fragrance as “an ode to the earliest aspects of universe and the earliest pioneers of fragrance”. Next in the ran…

Sarah McCartney creates fragrance for REEK inspired by 18th c. Jacobite women

by Judith Brockless, 23rd November, 2016

Damn Rebel Bitches is the first fragrance from Edinburgh-based REEK. perfume. Containing notes of blood orange, clary sage, malt, pink peppercorn and hazelnut, Damn Rebel Bitches is mixed in memory of eighteenth century Jacobite women and has been called the 'first feminist fragrance'. It was created in collaboration wit…

Come and meet Andy Tauer at Portland's Fumerie tomorrow night (Nov 17)

17th November, 2016

Tomorrow (November 18th 2017), Andy Tauer will be visiting Portland, Oregon’s Fumerie Parfumerie to discuss his newest release, Au Cœur du Désert, his art and much more. They say: Andy has sent several of his paintings, which will be on display at Fumerie through the night of the event. Also, until the event, al…

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Hiram Green launches Arbolé Arbolé

16th November, 2016

Hiram Green's latest fragrance is Arbolé Arbolé, described as a warm and woody fragrance that takes its name and spirit from Lorca’s eponymous poem. "Ostensibly simple, yet subtly complex, this is an unashamedly romantic fragrance for those who dare to dream." The all-natural fragrance i…

Art & Olfaction Awards 2017 to be held in Berlin, now accepting entries.

09th November, 2016

The Institute of Art & Olfaction have announced details of the 2017 Art & Olfaction Awards. The awards celebrate the best in independent and artisanal perfumery, and in 2017 the awards are to be held in Berlin — the first time the awards have been held outside of Los Angeles. There are three categories of award: INDE…

Frédéric Malle to make appearance at London’s Selfridges

09th November, 2016

Later this month Frédéric Malle of Editions de Parfums will be making a personal appearance at Selfridges, Oxford Street, London on Thursday the 17th of November, (5:30pm - 6pm) and would like to invite perfume enthusiasts and lovers of fine fragrance to meet with him. Frédéric Malle will be on counter g…

International Flavors and Fragrances to buy Fragrance Resources

07th November, 2016

Last week International Flavors and Fragrances announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Fragrance Resources. Founded in 1987, Fragrance Resources is a privately-held, family-owned fragrance company. The company has facilities in Germany, North America, France, and China. “IFF’s Vision 2020 business …

Escada celebrate 25 years of Summer editions with Fiesta Carioca

07th November, 2016

The limited edition fragrance features notes of Passion fruit, Raspberry and Violet leaf in the top; a heart of Jasmine, Passion flower and Orange blossom. The dry down contains Musk, Cedarwood and Benzoin. Fiesta Carioca will be available as 30, 50 and 100 ml Eau de Toilette from Spring 2017. …

Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop to launch all-natural fragrance

04th November, 2016

Edition 01 is the first of a quartet of fragrances based around the seasons (Edition 01 is based on winter, and Paltrow hopes it will make you “recall sitting by the fire place in a library”). Each quarter a new fragrance will be launched representing the current season. The fragrance, which contains only natural ingredient…

Dominique Ropion creates Messy Sexy Just Rolled out of Bed for A Lab on Fire

03rd November, 2016

Dominique Ropion has created the latest fragrance for A Lab on Fire: Messy Sexy Just Rolled out of Bed. The olfactory pyramid of the fragrance is claimed to express “a sensory reawakening after a night of passion” Creative director Carlos Kusubayashi was inspired by the famous images of Marilyn Monroe, wrapped in sheets…

Santa Eulalia launch Rosa Aprilis

02nd November, 2016

Rosa Aprilis is the latest fragrance by Santa Eulalia. The scent celebrates the roses of April.  The company say: Aprilis celebrates the roses of April, in an essence of universal and timeless charm, which for Santa Eulalia is also synonymous with an unconditional love for the city of Barcelona, where in the heart of the…

Chanel debut ad campaign for No. 5 L'Eau featuring Lily Rose Depp

02nd November, 2016

As previously reported Chanel No. 5 L’Eau was created by Oliver Polge and contains notes of Lemon, Mandarin, Orange, Aldehyde, Rose, Oxygenated jasmine, Ylang ylang, Vetiver, Cedarwood, Soft and cottony musk notes. …