David Beckham’s new fragrance, Instinct, will debut in Europe in September, in the US in 2006:
Instinct’s feugere [sic] juice was concocted by International Flavors and Fragrances’ Alain Astori and Beatrice Piquet. Its top notes include Italian bergamot, orange and mandarin. At its heart are star anise, cardamom and red pimento notes. And the scent’s drydown features Haitian vetiver, patchouli and white amber notes.
This September, Fresh will debut a new range to tie in with the movie Memoirs of a Geisha. The line will include an “Eau de Parfum, a blend of jasmine flower, pure rose absolute, sparkling langsat fruit and white peach.” Fresh Memoirs of A Geisha is available in 75 ml; additional notes include bergamot, mandarin, iris, musk and sandalwood. (quote via Women’s Wear Daily, additional information from amazon) Update: see a (very) brief review here.
Men’s grooming line Jack Black will introduce a trio of fragrances this fall called “Liquid Magnetism“. The first fragrance, Signature Silver Mark, will be a repackaged version of their original fragrance, Signature. The other two scents will be new:
Perfumer Yann Vasnier blended Signature Black Mark, which features olfactory accords of saffron and red cedar. Perfumer Claude Dir mixed Signature Silver Mark, which has notes of juniper and ginger, and Signature Blue Mark, which includes aromas of cardamom and cypress.
The soap opera All My Children is launching its second fragrance, Fusion. (both above via Women’s Wear Daily)
New from Kenzo: the Kenzo ryoko, a travel sized pebble filled with Flower, Summer, Air, l’Eau par Kenzo, or Kenzo pour homme. Available for 25 € at La Bulle Kenzo in Paris or in duty-free stores. (via abc-luxe)
New from Roger & Gallet, Pavot d’Argent, a reinterpretion by Alberto Morillas of a historic perfume of the 1930s. The notes include bergamot, yuzu, poppy flower, Bulgarian rose, jasmine, vetiver, patchouli, and amber. In Eau de Toilette and matching body products. (via Roger & Gallet and osmoz)
Curated by Colette comprises 3 perfumes that will be exclusive to the Paris boutique. The fragrances were created by designers As Four, Bless and Hussein Chalayan in collaboration with Symrise. (via newsletter from Colette) Update: see a review of Curated by Colette Three AsFour.