The wait is almost over: two years after the Lebanese designer Elie Saab announced his debut scent, the launch has been scheduled for this summer.
Called simply Le Parfum, the fragrance developed by perfumer Francis Kurkdjian (Le Male by Jean Paul Gaultier) will be available from July.
Kurkdjian came up with a flowery-woody composition of orange blossom, jasmine, cedar, patchouli, and rose honey that will come in 30, 50 and 90 ml eau de parfum bottles as well as matching body products. Continue reading →
For everyone wondering if the lion in Bulgari’s Mon Jasmin Noir print ads was real, there’s proof now: actress Kirsten Dunst can be seen cuddling with the majestic animal in the brand’s new filmed commercial.
Wearing jewels from Bulgari’s Mediterranean Eden Collection, which was unveiled in February during Milan fashion week, Dunst jaunts around the garden of an Italian palazzo, presumably taming the wild creature with her heavenly smell. Continue reading →
Following her fashion and beauty ads for Italian luxury house Armani, Megan Fox is now starring in a newly released ad for the brand’s Armani Code perfume.
Both the men’s and women’s versions of the scent are a few years old, but a new men’s flanker called Armani Code Sport — composed of lemon, mandarin, mint, gray amber, ginger, and vetiver — is scheduled to be released in June.
Oozing a Pulp Fiction-inspired vibe, Fox plays her part as mysterious femme fatale alongside male model Chris Folz in the commercial that was shot in Los Angeles. Continue reading →
Guerlain teamed again with Baccarat to manufacture a massive flacon for the ultra-exclusive flacon of their new perfume called L’Abeille de Guerlain.
It is meant to look like a gigantic bee with its wings faceted like precious diamonds.
The bee has been a symbol of Guerlain since founder Pierre-François-Pascal Guerlain came to fame crafting perfumes for Empress Eugénie of France, who reigned from 1853 to 1870; the bee was the emblem of France’s Second Empire. Continue reading →
Actress Kirsten Dunst can be seen covered with only some draped fabric, holding a giant flacon of the fragrance and sitting next to a real lion.
Mon Jasmin Noir, which features notes of lily of the valley, sambac jasmine, musky nougatine and vibrant wood, is now exclusively available at US department store Nordstrom before being rolled out internationally from next month. Continue reading →
Again directed by Sofia Coppola, this latest installment for the scent shows the Oscar nominee as her most French self, dressing up in Dior (bien sûr), lounging around a dreamy bedroom, and blindfolding her male counterpart.
Natalie Portman follows fellow actress Marion Cotillard as a face for the brand; Cotillard starred in the Lady Dior series, directed by the likes of David Lynch. Miss Dior Chérie was previously embodied by the model Maryna Linchuk. Continue reading →