Created by perfumers Annick Ménardo and Thierry Wasser, it decorates the passionflower, vetiver and vanilla of the original Hypnôse with guava and a sparkling "cocktail of citrus fruits" in the top notes. (via parfumessence, mistrys.co.uk)
R&B singer Usher has a duo of fragrances ready for launch this coming September under arrangements with Liz Claiborne.
Usher She, for "a woman of mystery and confidence", was created by Honorine Blanc and Richard Herpin. The Eau de Parfum "has top notes of red currant, pink freesia and apple blossom; a heart of frangipani, apricot nectar, blooming jasmine and passion rose, and a drydown of amber wood, sensual musk, cashmere wood, vanilla orchid and incense".
Usher He, an Eau de Toilette to wear "with everything from a tux to a pair of jeans" was created by Richard Herpin, and the notes include "verbena, pineapple and melon; a heart of blue lavender, white pepper and violet leaf, and a drydown of vetiver, amber wood, black suede, sandalwood, sensual musk and guaiac wood". (via Women's Wear Daily) Update: see reviews of Usher She & Usher He.