Vetiver 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.
Soir 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.
Jasmine, labdanum and mimosa will be a part of a set by the house of L’Occitane en Provence, presented on French market. The aim of this fragrant coffret is for users and fans of the brand to get acquainted with new fragrances Labdanum de Seville and Mimosa de L’Esterel, as well as to remind us of the beautiful Jasmin from collection Notre Flore.
Three miniatures are available as 7,5 ml in flacons shaped just like bigger packages (standard flacons- 75 ml).
Roberto 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.
Reality TV show popular actress Kim Kardashian has now a completed product: her eponymous, debut fragrance.
The fragrance was created by perfumer Claude Dir of Givaudan. He reportedly presented her with 7 possibilities initially based on her expressed likes and dislikes. Then she declared that she liked the top notes here, the heart notes there and a better blend was concocted using her pointers. Tuberose and gardenia are two must-have notes of hers. She said: “I wanted something rich and creamy and sexy, but still youthful,”
The final composition includes “crisp top notes, a heart of jasmine, tuberose and gardenia, and a drydown of tonka bean, jacaranda wood and sandalwood.
ST Dupont has launched Rose, a new fragrance for women and “a new facet of spontaneous and romantic seduction”.
The fragrance notes for the fruity woody musky floral include lemon, mandarin, Williams pear, violet, peony, rose, jasmine, iris, vetiver, cedar and musk.
ST Dupont Rose is available in 100 ml Eau de Parfum.
Opus Oils has introduced Dirty Sexy Wilde:
A historic fragrance with a modern twist. Inspired by (Old) Handkerchief Perfume formulas from the turn of the century. Rich, Animalic, Elegant, Earthy and Deeply Sexy! Developed to compliment our new upcoming class “Animalic Instincts.” (Class explores Animalic notes and their unique effect on a fragrant blend.)
Fragrance notes include galbanum, red mandarin, violet, rose, night jasmine, blond tobacco, oakmoss, coumarin, musk, civet and ambergris.
Opus Oils Dirty Sexy Wilde is available in 15 ml Parfum, 60 ml Eau de Parfum and in matching bath & body products.
Cacharel will launch Scarlett, a new perfume geared to young women between 15 and 25, this coming July. Scarlett is a reference to actress Scarlett Johansson and to the heroine of the iconic novel and film Gone With The Wind.
Scarlett was developed by perfumers Honorine Blanc, Alberto Morillas and Olivier Cresp. The notes include tea leaves, citrus, pear, jasmine, orange blossom, honeysuckle, white musk and sandalwood.
Cacharel Scarlett will be available in sizes ranging from 35 to 80 ml Eau de Toilette.