The handsomely done 2019 Artist Edition of Acqua di Parma Colonia (you can see 2018's here): "Acqua di Parma celebrates the Holiday Season with Gio Pastori...A paper-cut artist with a strong sense of colour, Gio has drawn inspiration from the famous advertisements of Depero, interpreting in his own way the elegant essential nature of Acqua di Parma." £155 for 180 ml at Harvey Nichols, and the same design can be found on a candle and diffuser, and on all the brand's outer packaging for holiday 2019.
Perhaps because I could use a nice latte at the moment: the Caffè In Piazza candle from Acqua di Parma. "Intense hints of coffee softened by sweet bouquets of fresh pastries bring a spirited Italian tradition of conviviality into your home. Bright cardamom notes recall the joyful and lively atmosphere of the piazza, enhanced by intense coffee scents. The sweetness of vanilla, evoking the aroma of freshly baked Italian pastries, finds its perfect match in a hazelnut cremino for a delicious olfactory treat." $69 at Saks Fifth Avenue.
More limited edition collector fragrance bottles, with the usual disclaimers: in most of these cases, the juice is unchanged, just the bottle is “special” (or not, as the case may be), and some of these may not be available in the US. Today’s post includes special edition bottles from Prada, Yves Saint Laurent, Jean Paul Gaultier, Acqua di Parma, Ferragamo and Viktor & Rolf.
Prada’s La Femme & L’Homme done up in Velvet Editions: “Housed in a decadent velvet bottle to echo Prada’s Autumn/Winter 2017 collection, the Prada La Femme eau de parfum boasts an aesthetic redolent of ’70s-style.” At Harrods in the UK, in Eau de Parfum for the ladies and Eau de Toilette for the gentlemen, 100 ml for £295 each…