Marc Jacobs Splash Apple, Pomegranate & Biscotti, Perry Ellis Platinum Label ~ new fragrances

Marc Jacob Splash Apple, Pomegranate & Biscotti

Coming from Marc Jacobs in 2010, a new macaroon-inspired limited edition Splash collection, including Apple, Pomegranate and Biscotti:

Apple Splash is by perfumer Yann Vasnier; notes include apple, lemon, grapefruit, rosemary, jasmine, magnolia, coriander and cardamom.

Pomegranate Splash is by perfumer Patty Hidalgo; notes include pomegranate, mandarin blossom, bergamot, rhubarb, violet, musk, vanilla and amber.

Biscotti is by perfumer Richard Herpin; notes include freesia, bergamot, orange blossom, pistachio blossom and vanilla.

Marc Jacobs Splash Apple, Pomegranate and Biscotti will be available in 300 ml. (via moodiereport)

Perry Ellis Platinum LabelPerry Ellis has launched Perry Ellis Platinum Label, a new flanker for 2008's Perry Ellis for Men.

Platium Label is an aromatic fougere, and is described as "an edgier, more elegant fragrance". The notes feature bamboo, mandarin, rosemary, violet leaf, lavender, fir balsam, cedar, patchouli, musk and sea moss.

Perry Ellis Platinum Label is available in 100 ml Eau de Toilette and in matching grooming products. (via press release)

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  1. miss kitty v. says:

    Turn those Marc Jacobs splashes into bubble bath, and I… well, I still wouldn’t be interested. But it would make more sense that way to me.

    • Robin says:

      Can’t disagree. Obviously they do well since they go right on making them, but I haven’t liked a single one so far. Might just skip these altogether, although I admit I’m curious about Biscotti…

      • Daisy says:

        to wear or to eat?

      • miss kitty v. says:

        Montale Chocolate Greedy dries down to smell a bit like biscotti. I wonder if this would be similar. If so, it would probably make a better layering fragrance. (Although I still haven’t figured out what to layer the CG with. Any suggestions are welcome.)

      • I tried Biscotti on the way to work today and really really really wished I didn’t. Although the top notes of anise and cookies were okay, those notes faded and a sick lemony cheapness lasted for what seemed like weeks WEEKS. Dreadful. And such a big bottle. I wouldn’t even give it to a teenager.

        • Lexy says:

          thank you… I just realised that it was a limited edition perfume, and by now discontinued, so I was kind of disappointed; but your review gave me a relief…

  2. Minnie says:

    I haven’t actualy smelled a MJ Splash so far . . . but I was just looking at Robins MJ Splash v. Guerlian Mandarin-Basilic and it made me dobt whether these are very interesting. They will still get a smell by me when I see them at the mall, though. I think I might go smell Mandarin-Basilic soon and see if it’s something I would get my sister for Christmas. I’m looking for a fragrance for her and she likes herbal and citrusy stuff. She also loves Obsession which smells amazing on her but overpowering on me.

    • Robin says:

      You might as well give them a shot to see what you think…you might like them better than I did!

      • Minnie says:

        I’m always willing to give a fragrance a try ;)

  3. parfumliefhebber says:

    Agree with Miss Kitty V. It would be much better in a bubble bath or something to shower. I did not like any of them.

    • Robin says:

      They do smell like functional products.

      • abirae says:

        Oooh, especially the Rain one. It smelled like a particularly elegant toilet bowl cleaner.

  4. Joe says:

    I might (might) buy the MJ scents as a shower gel if they were priced right. Granted, I’ve only tried one, but that quickly became a room spray to mask — as they say — “unpleasant odors.”

    • Robin says:

      Ok, which one are you using as room spray? Most of the ones I tried didn’t last long enough to bother even for that…

      • Joe says:

        Haha. I’m using the Pear. I bought a decant of 15ml or so for something like $7 before I knew better.

        Then again, I also use Aqua Motu as room spray, but that one I like. ;)

        • abirae says:

          Oooh, I’d pay $7 for 15ml of the pear, and I do know better!

          These scents remind me of the first fragrance line that Old Navy launched which included brightly colored bags of bath gel (seriously, clear plastic bags) in scents like apple, grass and rain, and little matching sprays for $2. I thought they were great cheap fun. I like the MJs well enough, but they’d be much better as little pocket shots for under $20.

          • lsnuing says:

            Agree with Abirae – 300ml is a bit much, that would take me 5 years at least to get through. I would buy something from this range if they came in smaller sizes.

          • Joe says:

            I guess when they call it “Splash” they REALLY mean SPLASH.

    • Dolly says:

      I don’t know why I didn’t think of using the body splashes I’ve owned as room sprays. That seems like a better use for them.

  5. sayitisntso says:

    It appears that I’m alone in my admiration but I have to chime in to say that I loved the Cotton splash from a few years back. Yes, it was a straightforward citrus and light woods concoction – but with a 10 ounce bottle , I didn’t mind re-applying. I’d gladly re-purchase ( I used it all over the house: sheets, pillows, air freshener!), if I could find it again.

    • parfumliefhebber says:

      Maybe it is on Ebay, worth a look :-)

    • lsnuing says:

      I like Cucumber … though I am trying very hard not to buy a new perfume before December, I am probably going to cave in on this one! Myer has 3 bottles left.

    • Robin says:

      I don’t think you’re alone in your admiration at all…I do think these sell!

  6. jonr951 says:

    Cant wait to try the Biscotti. The Apple will probably smell just like apple and not the lemon, grapefruit, and jasmine listed. Ill try the Pomegranate when I see it too. The Perry Ellis sounds fine. I actually liked the 2008 one. This one sounds better.

    • Robin says:

      It does sound better…certainly worth a shot if you liked the original.

  7. prism says:

    oh, yummy! macaroon Splashes.

    one of my biggest shopping successes is a 300ml bottle of MJ Amber (very warm, simple Amber, perfect for layering during the colder months) for 20 Euros.

    awesome

  8. alltheprettythings says:

    I layered MJ Pear with AG’s Petit Cherie body cream and that was fun for spring.

    I used MJ Basil as a room spray – easy to do when its gratis, I guess.

    The Pomegranate sounds like a good room spray.

    • abirae says:

      I think they all sound like they’d be fun for throwing around. I thought the bottles had splash tops though, are they actually sprays?

      Christopher Brosius did a similar concept when he made an apple spray for Brooklyn Bunny. It’s $16 of weird (sweet, tart vanilla? strange synthetic? caramel apple?) fun.

      • Robin says:

        They used to come w/ a spray in the box as well, don’t know if they still do.

  9. kaos.geo says:

    The Pomegranate sounds interesting!
    I agree on the longevity of the MJ splashes…it is laughable

    • Robin says:

      It’s really silly…even at this price per ml I think you can do better.

  10. hongkongmom says:

    i used the MJ orange as a room spray in the boys bathroom…cause it was so bad…(the orange not the bathroom) and well i couldn’t even stand it as a room spray!! i think the basil is the most tolerable, but am still curious to smell the biscotti and pomegranite

    • Robin says:

      I do think they’re spending literally pennies on the actual juice…it’s quite amazing that they sell anyway.

  11. RusticDove says:

    My reaction is alternating between blech and meh. Having said that, I’ll sniff em if I see em, but no high hopes here.

    • Robin says:

      Oh, I’m sure I will too, eventually.

  12. Absolute Scentualist says:

    The apple looks okay. I wouldn’t pass up giving it a try. The pomegranate sounds really good and a bit tart, which I like. If nothing else, it would be fun for layering under a few winter frags I have for experimentation purposes, or to spray on with abandon in the spring.

    • Robin says:

      I’ll try it too, but these are so short-lived they’re hard to use for layering.

  13. zaheer says:

    ANTHOLOGY , AM I IMAGINING HERE?

  14. eminere says:

    Would like to smell Pomegranate!

    Love Jo Malone’s Pomegranate Noir.

    • Robin says:

      Have a feeling this one will be lighter & fruitier, but who knows.

  15. jonr951 says:

    Only smelled the Biscotti 2day. Its nice. Very light. I’ll get me a bottle if it ends up at marshalls. : )

    • Robin says:

      They’re all too light for me, so far…I don’t think there’s been one I would even pay discount prices for.

  16. platinum14 says:

    Just got a FB of the Pomegranate at my local discounter for $ 16.
    Very light but will work great as a light summer cologne.

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