Carven Le Vetiver – New Fragrance(2009)

carvenVetiver is the first fragrance for men by Carven. It was launched in 1957, reedited in 1997 and launched again recently in 2009. The first fragrance was created by Edouard Hache, while designer of the original flacon was Jacques Bocquet. Composition of the 1957 included lemon, lavender, nutmeg, mandarin and petit grain oil in top notes. A heart was composed of vetiver, cedar, bergamot, jasmine, carnation, iris root and sandalwood, while base notes incorporated amber, musk, moss and myrrh.
The new, 2009 edition, Le Vetiver is based on the old formula and encompasses natural materials of high quality. New owners of the house are authorized to relaunch this fragrance under the new name.Top notes are blossoming with mint, geranium, mandarin, lavender and absinth, a heart adds aromas of vetiver from Haiti, Dutch jinn, cold spices and patchouli, finishing with labdanum and musk.
Its flacon is more modern (on main photo), coloured in white, with a stopper of grey wood resembling vetiver root. Creator is art director of the house, Ludovic Alban. The fragrance is available as 50 and 100ml edp.

Sisley – Soir de Lune Prestige Edition for Christmas 2009

sisSoir De Lune is the first from Sisley Paris in 15 years. In translation, Soir Se Lune means “The Evening Of The Moon”. It is a modern floral, woodsy scent with floral notes of rose, mimosa absolute, jasmine, lily of the valley, and iris. Fruity notes of mandarin, lemon, and peach. Woodsy, sensual notes of bergamot, coriander, nutmeg, sandalwood, tree moss, and patchouli. Packaged in an exquisite bottle designed by Polish artist Bronislaw Krzysztof with a silver metal moon cap.

Strictly Private by Baldessarini-New Perfume

privateStrictly Private by Baldessarini is a oriental spicy fragrance for men. Strictly Private is a new fragrance and it was introduced in 2009. Top notes are basil, bergamot, juniper and pink pepper; middle notes are vetiver, resin, patchouli and rose; base notes are vanilla, amber and cedar.

Costume National Homme – New Fragrance

hommeCOSTUME NATIONAL HOMME is the traveller of a symbolic metropolitan jungle which seems made of emotions. He loves sobriety and he likes to surround himself with unique items, which reveal a deep research in quality and design. His style is essential and innovative, however he never forgets rock & roll energy. He combines elements apparently in contradiction, creating a new balance between night and day, severity and transgression.
Homme was developed by perfumer Dominique Ropion, and the notes for the “seductive and mysterious” fragrance include grapefruit, cardamom, bergamot, cinnamon, thyme, cloves, patchouli, sandalwood and labdanum.
Costume National Homme will be available in 50 and 100 ml East de Parfum

Azzaro Pour Homme Elixir-New Fragrance

azNext month, Azzaro launches Azzaro Pour Homme Elixir, a new variation on 1978’s Azzaro Pour Homme.

The new spicy amber oriental fragrance was developed by perfumer Michel Girard; the notes feature bergamot, lavender, geranium, oak moss, coumarin, tonka bean, vanilla, benzoin, rockrose, mandarin, lemon, pear and blackcurrant.

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Roberto Verino Gold-New Perfume

rvRoberto Verino has launched Roberto Verino Gold, a new woody floriental fragrance for women. Gold is for the woman who is “naturally elegant, without showing off, but with the charming aloofness of one who is effortlessly stylish”.
Gold was developed by perfumer Olivier Polge; the notes include bergamot, gardenia, rose, jasmine, orris root, white peony, sandalwood, tonka bean, patchouli, musk and white amber.
Roberto Verino Gold is available in 30, 50 and 90 ml Eau de Parfum.

Usher VIP – New Fragrance

usherimagesUsher has launched VIP, a new fragrance for men and the singer’s fifth scent. Per Usher…

I really feel like VIP represents the growth I’ve had in the last two years. The man that wears this fragrance, hopefully, will go out in the world empowered by what he’s wearing.

VIP was developed by perfumer Harry Fremont and features notes of tangerine, bergamot, kumquat, nutmeg, violet leaf, lotus flower, saffron, vetiver, oakmoss and suede.
The Usher VIP packaging was inspired by cognac bottles, and VIP is available in 50 and 100 ml Eau de Toilette and in matching grooming products.