Tom Ford is launching a new men’s fragrance for the Fall/Winter season. Tom Ford Noir is described as an urbane, refined and sensuous scent with an oriental twist that mirrors the dual facets of the designer’s personality.
Earlier this week Lady Gaga took to Twitter to unveil the campaign for her fragrance Lady Gaga Fame, which features tiny men crawling all over her naked body.
Now the star’s Haus Laboratories has revealed a French-art-house-inspired mini-film showcasing laboratory workers conceiving the scent.
Supermodel Freja Beha Erichsen fronts the latest beauty campaign from Valentino featuring its “Valentina Assoluto” fragrance.
The magazine asked German publisher Gerhard Steidl to work with avant-garde perfumer Geza Schoen to try and bottle that scent — while Karl Lagerfeld came on board to design the packaging and come up with the name “Paper Passion”.
Gucci has announced that Gossip Girl star Blake Lively is its latest face, with the 24-year-old American actress to appear in the campaign for new scent Gucci Première.
Influenced by old Hollywood charm and inspired by the fashion house’s couture line of the same name, Gucci Première eau de parfum features top notes of bergamot and orange blossom, a heart of white flowers and musk, and base notes such as leather and wood.
American model Kendra Spears stars in Moschino‘s campaign for its latest perfume, Pink Bouquet. Photographed by Giampaolo Sgura, she poses in a setting of flowers and all things girly. The campaign was shot in Villa Erba near Lake Como, Italy.
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.
Hugo Boss has tapped Gwyneth Paltrow as the face of its new perfume Boss Nuit Pour Femme, which is inspired by the elegance of the little black dress.
As the current face of Scandinavian chain Lindex and luxury leather goods brand Coach, the Oscar-winning actress is no stranger to the realm of modeling, and back in 2005 appeared in Estee Lauder’s Pleasures perfume ads.
Marc Jacobs presents its “Dot” fragrance advertisement starring Australian beauty Codie Young. Captured by Juergen Teller, Codie shows off the flashy bottle made after the shape and color of a ladybug.
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 December that Tyler would be the voice of Givenchy’s latest scent, collaborating with Sony Music Entertainment on “an electrifying meeting between the world of rock and the universe of perfume.”
“In April we will have our own jewellery workshop and in May will will open our boutique in the same building,” the label’s head Yves Carcelle said.
The project, unveiled in an area of Paris synonymous with luxury, will allow Louis Vuitton to “rejoin the exclusive club of the few jewellers who have their own workshops on the Place” and make the coveted adornments in situ, he said.
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 and eyewear in 2005.
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 the classic edition, composed of glass and gold-colored metal forming the logo of the brand.
The holiday edition in a leather coffret, size 1 liter can be obtained at a price of £1,485. An indulgent collector’s piece to please every Fendi aficionado!
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 father, Sir Paul McCartney, to his late wife Linda.
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 successful.
As the label continues to expand with 22 new stores set to open internationally in 2012, a partnership with fragrance company Inter Parfums, whose other perfume licenses include Burberry, Van Cleef & Arpels and Paul Smith, has been announced.
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 Katz, the bottle is adorned with 2,909 rare jewels from across the globe, including 2,700 white diamonds, 183 yellow sapphires and a 2.43-carat yellow canary diamond.
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, Velvet Sublime and Velvet Love.