Nina Ricci will launch a new perfume, Nina, in July in France, in the US in September:
The fruity floral EdT, composed by Olivier Cresp and Jacques Cavallier of Firmenich, was developed with the Asian consumer in mind. Notes include lemon, apple, peony and praline over a base of apple wood and white cedar and musk. (via cosmeticnews)
Nina Ricci also hopes the new scent will "broaden the brand's core audience to a younger demographic". Additional notes include caipirinha lime and moonflower. Nina by Nina Ricci will be available in 30, 50 and 80 ml, and in matching body products. (via Women's Wear Daily)
Lumar Beverly Hills has launched Aphrodisiac (see bottle at right), a "seductive and playful" fragrance with top notes of neroli, white rose petals, mimosa and orange blossom; heart notes of lily of the valley, tuberose and tonka; and base notes of coffee flower, amber, hibiscus seeds and patchouli. (via press release from Lumar Beverly Hills)
Parfumerie Generale has released seven new fragrances:
No. 10, Aomassai, is "inspired by Southern Africa and the art of the Baoulé tribe", and includes caramel, toasted hazelnuts, spices, vetiver, balsam wood, bitter orange, incense, liquorice, wengué wood, dried grasses and resin.
No. 11, Harmatan Noir, is "inspired by the Sahara" and feaures dried flowers, wood, salt, and mint tea.
No 12, Hyperessence Matale, is the concentrated version of Eau Rare Matale. Notes include citrus, jasmine, black Matale tea, cedar leaves, musk and pepper.
No. 13, Brulure de Rose, is a "stylistic composition dedicated to the Rose, surrounded by metallic and powdery tones." Notes include Brazilian rosewood, greenery, rose, rose amber, raspberry musk, vanilla and cocoa.
No. 14, Iris Taizo, features cardamom, iris, jinkoh wood, fig-tree honey and Mexican vanilla.
No. 15, Ilang Ivohibe, includes Madagascan ylang-ylang, Californian orange and Egyptian jasmine and vanilla.
No. 16, Jardins de Kerylos, is described as the "minimalist elegance of a blend of fresh figs and sycamore wood, borne on the grassy freshness of a shady garden. The intensity of an ocean breeze sweeping across the burning rocks of an island in the Cyclades… a natural and luminous aesthetic."
Dessert Treats & Jessica Simpson have introduced Hula Girl, a fragrance with coconut, mango and banana. (via desserttreats)