The Maison Martin Margiela ‘Replica’ fragrances

Maison Martin Margiela will next month launch a trio of female fragrances inspired by its Replica fashion line that aims to capture “familiar scents and moments of varying locations and periods.” The house’s seasonal capsule collection, Replica, is based on reproducing iconic garments and accessories from specific cultures and time periods.

CK One Launches A Makeup Line

Popular unisex fragrance CK One is expanding into color cosmetics, with aims to offer simple makeup to suit both men and women. Comprising products including skin perfecting concealers and foundation as well as bronzer, blush, mascara and color cosmetics such as eye shadow and lipstick, the packaging will be matte black and white to evoke … Continued

Liv Tyler Givenchy music video

Givenchy has released the video of actress Liv Tyler singing her own rendition of INXS’s “Need You Tonight” ahead of the launch of new fragrance Very Irrésistible Givenchy Electric Rose. Tyler smolders in the clip, which features choreography by famous dancer Bianca Li and was filmed by Swedish director Johan Renck. It was announced back in … Continued

Dolce & Gabbana The One Sport fragrance launch

Dolce & Gabbana has revealed the campaign images for its very first men’s sports fragrance, which goes on sale next month. Following 2008’s original The One for Men and 2010’s The One Gentlemen, the third scent in The One collection is a lighter and fresher sports scent, with notes including patchouli and cardamom, as well … Continued

Louis Vuitton confirm perfume debut

Louis Vuitton has confirmed its entrance into the realm of fragrance, with master perfumer Jacques Cavallier-Belletrud heading up the scent development. The news is significant considering the French fashion house has not marketed any perfumes since the 1920s and ’30s. It signals another expansion following the brand’s ventures into watches in 2002, fine jewelry in 2004 … Continued

Fan di Fendi Limited Editions

Fendi have released two limited edition versions of their fragrance Fan di Fendi. The first, priced at £120, is a 50ml bottle placed in a leather case with a zipper. The second luxurious, limited edition is available in a leather coffret. Fan di Fendi is found in a 1 liter size, in a flacon shaped like … Continued

Stella McCartney Launching LILY Fragrance

Stella McCartney has announced the launch of her latest fragrance, which unusually features truffle as a top note. Entitled L.I.L.Y, the perfume will launch exclusively in the UK at department store Selfridges January 26 before reaching other retailers February 15. L.I.L.Y stands for ‘Linda I Love You’, which was the nickname given by Stella McCartney’s … Continued

Repetto announces dance-inspired perfume

Repetto is the latest footwear brand to venture into the realm of fragrance, following in the footsteps of Jimmy Choo and Nine West. Launched in 1947, the French ballet shoe company’s signature ballerina pumps have become eponymous with Parisian chic across the globe, and its more recent developments into handbags and high-end accessories have proven … Continued

Chanel Iman Unveils Million Dollar DKNY Fragrance

Model Chanel Iman unveiled what has been dubbed the world’s first million-dollar fragrance bottle in New York on December 5. The 21-year-old was accompanied by bodyguards to present a specially designed version of the latest fragrance Golden Delicious at DKNY’s New York flagship store. Inspired by the New York skyline and designed by jeweler Martin … Continued

Dolce & Gabbana Velvet Collection

Dolce & Gabbana have launched the Velvet Collection, a series of six haute parfumerie scents, each inspired by various parts of Italy. The scents are a masterful mix of amber, citrus, floral, woody and spiced essences which recreate the Mediterranean mood. The names of the fragrances are: Velvet Vetiver, Velvet Patchouli, Velvet Wood, Velvet Desire, … Continued

Emily Blunt is the new face of YSL Opium

Emily Blunt is starring in Yves Saint Laurent’s F/W campaign, shot by Patrick Demarchelier, for the fashion house’s iconic Opium fragrance. Blunt, who follows in the footsteps of Kate Moss and Sophie Dahl, will “unveil a fiery, almost reckless woman with magnetic seduction, that nobody or nothing can resist.” The star said that she found … Continued

Loewe launch La Colección, exclusively at Harrods

La Colección by Loewe is “an exquisite collection of four fragrances created to reflect the elegant luxury of the house of Loewe”. The scents are named Loewe 1, 2, 3, 4 and were composed by perfumer Emilio Valeros. The new range is exclusive to Harrods for six months.

Elisa Sednaoui for Cavalli Gold

Model and actress Elisa Sednaoui will be the face of Roberto Cavalli‘s signature fragrance, which will be released in early 2012. “Elisa is self-confident and she has an amazing personality. She has got this animal side, she is enthusiastic, really sexy with a stunning body and hypnotic eyes.” “She is the woman every woman would … Continued

Meet Jean-Claude Ellena, ‘scent writer’ for Hermes

Jean-Claude Ellena is a perfumer who never wears perfume, whose tools are pen, paper and memory, and who sees his work as “nose” for the French luxury house Hermes as that of a “scent writer”. “In a perfect world, I wish perfumes were never worn at all,” smiled the 64-year-old master perfumer as he welcomed … Continued

Scarlett Johansson in “The One” for Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana has released a new promotional video for its The One fragrance, starring Scarlett Johansson. Directed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino, the filmed ad shows Johansson “revealing the provocative yet effortless femininity of the eternal diva.”

Loewe Aire Loco Fragrance Ad Campaign [video]

For their perfume Aire Loco which was launched in the fall of 2009, Loewe designed an advertising campaign which relies on an elaborate atmospheric build-up and a mild sense of surreal insanity.