Next up from Frédéric Malle will be Dries Van Noten par Frédéric Malle, a new fragrance made in collaboration with the Belgian designer, and the first of "a series of fragrance portraits of highly creative, interesting people".
The modern oriental was developed by perfumer Bruno Jovanovic; the notes include “soft, sweet, creamy and milky” sandalwood, plus saffron, vanilla, jasmine and musks.
Dries Van Noten par Frédéric Malle will be available in 50 ($185) and 100 ($265) ml. It will launch this month, but will not reach the US until April.
Update: Additional notes include bergamot, lemon, nutmeg, clove, patchouli, violet wood, sacraosol (sulfurol) and Peruvian balm. (via fashionmonitor)
Another update: see a review of Dries Van Noten par Frédéric Malle.