The Accademia del Profumo in Italy has announced the winners of their annual perfume awards:
Best perfume, women (consumer award): Christian Dior Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet
Best perfume, men (consumer award): Chanel Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum…
Quick reviews of two new vanilla fragrances: Provanilla from Providence Perfume Co and Vanilla Flash from Tauerville.
Indie line Providence Perfume Co calls their new Provanilla a “lavish celebration of true vanilla”, and it features “five different varieties of vanilla from Madagascar to Mexico”. Also in the mix: rose, balsams, myrrh, coconut pulp and a “clean aquatic accord”. The clean aquatic accord would usually scare me, but since Providence Perfume is a natural brand, there’s no need to worry about calone…
New at barneys: Vilhelm Parfumerie.
New at luckyscent: Jovoy Paris trio, Juliette Has A Gun Gentlewoman.
New at neimanmarcus: S-Perfume, Re Profumo, Czech & Speake, Azagury, Maria Lux, Andrea Maack, Santa Eulalia, Diane Pernet & a few other niche lines.
New at selfridges (UK): Robert Piguet V Intense.