Latest Perfume News

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...)

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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).

Upcoming Perfume Events: 19th January – 1st February 2015

20th January, 2015

Here's our pick of the recently added events, plus a round-up of the perfume events for the next two weeks. You can see all the upcoming events on our Perfume Events Page

We've updated our RSS Feeds

by Grant Osborne, 20th January, 2015

This article is mainly for those of you reading this in an RSS Feed reader. (If you don’t use RSS you can look away now!). We are updating our Main RSS feed for our editorial content. To continue receiving these by RSS you need to update your feed readers.

Paul Kiler creates fragrance to raise funds for Tama Blough

06th January, 2015

Paul Kiler of PK Perfumes has created a perfume, called TNT-Tama N Tuberose, for San Fransisco perfume blogger Tama Blough, who has recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Upcoming Perfume Events: 6th January – 18th January 2015

06th January, 2015

We've just updated our Perfume Events page, with a whole bunch of new events for 2015. Here's our pick of the recently added events, plus a round-up of the perfume events for the next two weeks.   Recently Added Perfume Events THAILAND Art of Perfume Thavibu Gallery JTC Jewelry Trade Center, 4th Fl. Suite 433…

Helmut Lang fragrances now available in the UK at Liberty

10th December, 2014

The three Helmut Lang fragrances, which were relaunched in October – Helmut Lang Eau de Parfum, Helmut Lang Eau de Cologne and Cuiron – are now available in the UK at Liberty. Liberty say of the trio: Helmut Lang perfumes gained a cult following upon their release in the early 2000s. Now re-worked but staying true to…

April Aromatics create Limited edition Rose perfume for perfume blogger Tama Blough

02nd December, 2014

April Aromatics have created a Limited edition Rose perfume for San Fransisco perfume blogger Tama Blough, who has recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Basenotes forum member Rogalal says ”She's a great friend and the founder of the SF Sniff, as well as the co-host and co-organizer of previous San Francisco Basenotes Me…

Randi Shinder and Jane Daly launch new fragrance line: i smell great

01st December, 2014

Randi Shinder, founder of CLEAN Perfume, and beauty blogger Jane Daly have collaborated on a new fragrance line called i smell great. According to the company, the line "extracts scent molecules directly from the things women love most. The collection uses true extraction and scent sphere technology to recreate long-lasting, sophisti…