Category Archives: fragrantica

Comme des Garçons 2: A Time Machine

 

The visual image of the Comme des Garçons Parfums line was defined by the French-American designer Marcus Atlas (in his portfolio you’ll find also packaging for Helmut Lang fragrances, Kjaer Weis products, joint projects with Maison Martin Margiela, Dior, etc.). In 1994, the brand released the first fragrance in a stone-like bottle, and in 1999 Comme des Garçons 2 was released, followe…
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Patricia de Nicolai Opens a New Boutique

 

One of the oldest and most revered niche perfume brands is nicely expanding its circuit of retail. Twenty eight years after the opening of its first boutique at 69 avenue Raymond Poincaré in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, the perfume brand NICOLAÏ : Parfumeur-Créateur opens its eighth point of sale.

Located at 31 rue de Chartres in Neuilly-sur-Seine, this boutique marks a new …
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Nina Ricci Les Gourmandises de Nina

 

Les Gourmandises de Nina is a new, limited version of the original fragrance Nina from 2006, launching in 2017 and following the trend of the dessert-inspired editions La Tentation de Nina (2014) and Les Delices de Nina (2015).

Les Belles de Nina

Les Gourmandises de Nina is a refreshing summery sweet fragrance beginning with acidic citrusy notes of lemon. The heart encompasses exotic …
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Calvin Klein Pure Gold Euphoria Men, Pure Gold Euphoria Women

 

Following the success of the oriental Calvin Klein editions Liquid Gold Euphoria for women and Liquid Gold Euphoria Men presented in 2014, CALVIN KLEIN (in collaboration with COTY) launches the new duo PURE GOLD. The Euphoria collection already was enriched with the Deep Euphoria edition this year, available to a wide audience, while citizens and visitors of the Middle East have been a…
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Best in Show: Welcome Spring! (2017)

Fragrantica is so pleased to celebrate the first anniversary of its popular Best in Show column by returning to the inaugural topic in the series. As the vernal equinox marks a shift in temperatures around the globe, so too does it mark a shift in many of our fragrance habits. Out go the winter favorites and in come the scents we’ve been waiting to wear with the change in weather.

Last year…
Read full article: Best in Show: Welcome Spring! (2017) from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.

Antonia’s Flowers: A Review of All Five Scents

There’s almost no info about Antonia’s Flowers these days. Only a little is known for sure: the first fragrance was released in 1985, and all the subsequent ones were created around the same floral theme (except for the men’s Rokka). The owner of the brand is a former florist, Antonia Bellanca-Mahoney, who in 1981 opened her own flower shop in East Hampton, and nine years after decided to conc… Read full article: Antonia’s

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