Lacoste has launched Elegance, a new fragrance for men. Elegance is geared towards a "more sophisticated", 30+ customer:
The oriental fougère fragrance features aromatic top notes around a spicy heart, and a dry chocolate accord at the base.
Additional notes include thyme and mandarin zest.
Lacoste Elegance is available in 30, 50 and 90 ml Eau de Toilette and in matching grooming products. (quotes via cosmeticnews, additional information via nordstrom, post-gazette) Update: a more complete list of notes for Lacoste Elegance: tangerine, thyme, mint, juniper, black pepper, nutmeg, cardamom, raspberry, sandalwood, amber, musk, bitter chocolate. (via fashionmag.fr)
Other recent releases from Lacoste: Hot Play and Touch of Spring.
UK luxury tailor Richard James has launched the Richard James Collection, a set of three colognes for men:
Richard James Cologne Lavender (shown) ~ "for a more conservative gentleman", with notes of star anise, basil, verbena, cypress, Provencal lavender, pimento berry, green pear, cedarwood and patchouli.
Richard James Cologne Cardamom ~ "for more informal, sporty occasions", with notes of pink pepper, cardamom, lemon, star anise, geranium, mate absolute and cedarwood.
Richard James Cologne Vetiver ~ "a modern twist to a classic men’s fragrance", with notes of lemon leaf, pink grapefruit, kiwi, black pepper, cedarwood, sage, Egyptian Vetiver, sandalwood, and tonka bean.
The Richard James Collection is available now at escentual.co.uk, and the fragrances are £34.00 each for 100 ml.