Givenchy will launch Ange ou Démon in August. The fragrance…
…targets a more mature woman than Very Irresistible. Firmenich’s Olivier Cresp and Jean-Pierre Bethouart created the oriental floral. The top notes are fresh with essence of white thyme, mandarin orange from Calabria and essence of saffron. The middle note mixes maxillaria orchid, lily and ylang ylang, while the base note is made of tonka bean, vanilla, rosewood and oak wood absolute. (via cosmeticnews)
Ange ou Demon is an Eau de Parfum, and is available in 50 and 100 ml bottles and in matching body products.
Viktor & Rolf will launch Antidote, a fragrance for men, this September:
The juice, by Alienor Massenet and Pierre Wargnye of International Flavors & Fragrances, is a rich, woody oriental. Top notes are of mint leaves, Italian bergamot, mandarin orange, essence of grapefruit and essence of Guatemalan cardamom; the heart is of sambac jasmine absolute, essence of French lavender, essence of African geranium, essence of nutmeg, cinnamon bark extract, freesia, orange blossom and violet, and the drydown is of amber, essence of Indonesian patchouli, cistus labdanum absolute vanilla, iris, sandalwood, Texan white cedar, essence of guaiacum wood, tree moss, leather, white musk and tonka bean. (via Women’s Wear Daily)
On the name, Antidote, note that Viktor & Rolf have more than once called fashion an “antidote to reality“, and they called Flowerbomb “an antidote to the reality against which we have only one weapon: dreams”. (see L’Oreal website) Antidote is an Eau de Toilette.
Sisley will debut Soir de Lune this August. Soir de Lune features…
…top notes of bergamot, mandarin, lemon, coriander, nutmeg and capsicum pepper oils. At the blend’s heart are notes of May rose centifolia and mimosa flower absolute, jasmine, lily of the valley, iris and peach. Woody moss, musk, honey, sandalwood and Indonesian patchouli notes are featured in the drydown. (via Women’s Wear Daily)