Creed will launch Fleurs de Gardenia (shown above), a new* fragrance for women, next month, although it will not go into general distribution until 2013.
With this delicate fragrance...sixth-generation master perfumer Olivier CREED, looks beyond our times to revive innocence and the first bloom of love. In his French country workshop, Olivier CREED hand blends First Love gardenias, which grow only in pairs, Double Blush roses, lavender peonies, Lily of the Valley and other ingredients hand selected by Erwin CREED to rewrite romance the way it was – and can be again – a pure, gentle, dreamlike reality of full hearts and soaring spirits.
Creed has also reintroduced Acqua Fiorentina, under the name Acqua Fiorentina The Encore:
In response to his clients’ standing ovation for Acqua Fiorentina -– a fragrance unavailable in the US for years -- sixth-generation master perfumer Olivier CREED in Paris presents a gift to his American audience: Acqua Fiorentina, The Encore, a fresh blend of the beloved fragrance sure to be embraced by loyal fans and new clients alike. In a special touch, Mr. CREED adds Diamond Jubilee Apple to the blend, honoring the royal year 2012. For the added pleasure of his clients, he offers Acqua Fiorentina Perfumed Oil, an alcohol-free alternative for the eco-minded who wish to enjoy fragrance a new -- and even exotic -- way.
Acqua Fiorentina The Encore is a fruity floral with notes of greengage plum, Diamond Jubilee Apples, pruneau, roses, carnations, pear, bergamot, lemon, Virginia cedar, sandalwood and grapefruit. It is available in 30, 75 and 250 ml, concentration unknown.
* I do not know if it is related to the earlier Creed perfume of the same name, which was launched in 2006 as a limited edition.