Rosine La Rose Legere, Lush Vanillary ~ new perfumes

Les Parfums de Rosine La Rose Legere fragranceLes Parfums de Rosine has launched La Rose Légère, a new summer version of La Rose de Rosine:

Beautiful days are back and La Rose de Rosine metamorphoses in an Eau Fraîche, a more lively, light and sweet fragrance: LA ROSE LEGERE.

The top note is gently kicked by a wild strawberry and is mixing the green and grinding blackcurrant, the acidulous and fresh bergamot and the sweet neroli.

A violet and rose heart, with a touch of lily of the valley, gives LA ROSE LEGERE careless youth and springtime airs.

But the soft and ultimately elegant character of La Rose de Rosine is still there… Sensuousness and refinement are imposed by the Moroccan rose absolue and Ylang Ylang.

Amber, sandalwood and white musk assure a soft and long-lasting trail. a new summer ccord of violet, rose and wild strawberry which brings an impression of softness and freshness.

Les Parfums de Rosine La Rose Légère is available in 100 ml Eau Fraîche. (via les-parfums-de-rosine)

Lush Vanillary solid perfume

Lush has launched Vanillary, the latest flavor in their solid perfume collection:

A blend of butters and sweet smells to condition your skin and scent you with vanilla. Pleasure in a little pot. A tiny tin of Vanillary is sustaining us through the dark dull days and it’ll be even better in the long, light days too. It’s not just vanilla, although the scent of cake shops and trays of toffee do spring to mind as soon as you smell it. There is a strand of sensual jasmine woven into the sweeter notes. Carry it around for an instant uplift.

Lush Vanillary is available in solid perfume, £6 per tin. (via Update: Vanillary is now also available in a liquid perfume form — as of late April, it could be purchased at the UK website, but not yet in stores or in the US.

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  1. GalileosDaughter says:

    I’m eager to try that Rosine!

    • Robin says:

      The Rosines take so darned long to get to the US lately…hope this one gets here before summer is over!

  2. Nina says:

    I’m kind of tickled by ‘kicked by a wild strawberry’, and ‘green and grinding bergamot’. Very Prix Eau Faux.

    • Robin says:

      Most of the Rosine descriptions in English show signs of having been inexpertly translated from the French, LOL…I’d rather not be kicked (gently or not) by a strawberry either.

      • Tommasina says:

        Being kicked by a wild strawberry? Shades of Woody Allen’s character in “Sleeper” where he says, “Oh my Gaaahd! I just clubbed a man to death with a giant straaaahberry!” No comment on “the green and grinding blackcurrant”. Dear me.

        I saw ads for the Lush when in Dublin a few weeks back but didn’t get to try it. Rather wish I had, now: am revertig to comfort-scent mode, it seems.

        • Robin says:


          It doesn’t look like that Vanillary is in the US yet, so if you get to try it do report back!

          • Tommasina says:

            Oh bugger – as we say politely where I come from; now she tells me it’s not available in the US! Shall Skype friend in Dublin who is a Lush addict – was tempted to leave it at “who is a lush”, but not entirely true – and see if she can get a sample out of one of the ‘girls’ (SAs), since she virtually lives in there and is always getting freebies…

          • Robin says:

            Might be worth calling your local store…as of yesterday, it wasn’t on the US Lush site, but it could be in the stores, right?

  3. Daisy says:

    Aside from the fruit with behavioral issues, anything by Rosine needs to be sampled. It will have to really be something to knock Zeste out of the top spot though.

    • Robin says:

      I like Rosine, but the only one I’ve ever bought is Ecume, and that one did not turn out to have a long shelf life :-(

      • Haunani says:

        Oh, oh, I’d better start using my Ecume. Love that one, and sad to hear that it might turn. :-(

        • Robin says:

          Perhaps I just had bad luck, who knows?

  4. AnnS says:

    I had a sample of the prior limited edition Rosine eau Fraiche. I could never decide if I liked it or not – that pesky melon note! – even though is was very well done. This one sounds intriguing. Though I always get worried about fruits that attack, even if they’re not melons. I think I need new glasses and another cup of coffee to re-read all the new posts this morning!!

    • Robin says:

      Melon! Just as well I never tried it then.

  5. Robin R. says:

    MMMmmmm, melon! :-D

    • Robin says:


      • Robin R. says:

        Hey, I wanna know how you do that one, cuz it’ll come in handy when I hear “screaming greens” !! :-(

  6. flittersniffer says:

    I love my bottle of Rose Kashmirie, and enjoy all my other samples from the range, but feel ever so slightly disappointed that this house is going down the flanker route, with strawberries of all things. La Rose de Miss Cherie, almost!

    • Robin says:

      Ack — hope it’s better than that…

  7. Farah says:

    I am really looking forward to trying this Rosine, although I’ll hate it if the strawberry and blackcurrant are too ‘fruital’! Every other note sounds great. At least it doesn’t sound like it will have vanilla and sugary notes to it.

    • Robin says:

      Strawberry is most always too fruital for me, but who knows…maybe this one will be perfect. I know I’ve tried the original La Rose, but I can’t really remember it. It might have been fruity too.

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