Bond no. 9 was established in New York in 2003 by Laurice Rahme, who had previously worked for Annick Goutal and Creed.
The line currently includes some 50+ fragrances, most of which are named after (and inspired by) New York City neighborhoods.
Recent releases from Bond no. 9
Recent releases include Scent of Peace (2006), Fire Island (2006), West Side (2006), Bryant Park (2007), Coney Island (2007), Brooklyn (2009), Astor Place (2009), Bond no. 9 Perfume (2009), High Line (2010), Washington Square & Cooper Square (2010), New York Oud (2011), Madison Square Park (2011), New York Amber (2011), Central Park West (2012), Sag Harbor (2012), Manhattan (2012), New York Musk (2012), Central Park South (2013), HTTP://WWW.BONDNO9.COM (2013), Perfumista Avenue (2013), The Scent of Peace for Him (2013), New York Patchouli (2013), Hudson Yards (2014), Shelter Island (2014), Queens (2014), New York Sandalwood (2014), Tola Pure Oils (2014), Park Avenue South (2015), Dubai Ruby, Indigo & Emerald (2015), B9 (2015), Madison Avenue (2016), Liberty Island (2016) Dubai Citrine, Amber & Amethyst (2016), Soho (2016), Sutton Place (2016), Dubai Black Sapphire, Jade & Garnet (2016), Nolita (2017), New York Nights (2017), Dubai Gold (2017).
Saks and Harrods exclusives
Recent releases include Saks Fifth Avenue For Him & For Her (2007), Saks Boca (2008), Bond no. 9 for Harrods (2009), Saks New Orleans (2009), Saks Boca 2 (2009), Saks-en-rose (2010), Harrods Rose (2010), Harrods Amber (2011), London Celebration (2012), Harrods Oud Patchouli (2012), Harrods Agarwood (2013), Saks New York Oud (2013), Harrods Royal Rose (2014), Bond Saks Miami Dade (2014), Harrods Oud & Harrods Agarwood Tola Oils (2014).
The Andy Warhol series
In 2007, Bond no. 9 announced an agreement with The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts to develop a line of unisex fragrances under the Andy Warhol name. Fragrances under this arrangement include Andy Warhol Silver Factory (2007), Andy Warhol Union Square (2008), Andy Warhol Lexington Avenue (2008), Andy Warhol Success is a Job in New York (2009), Andy Warhol Montauk (2010), Andy Warhol by Bond no. 9 (2011).
The I Love New York series
The I Love New York series debuted in 2011 with three fragrances (out of a projected 15): I Love New York for Her, I Love New York for Him and I Love New York for All. The scents are created under licensing arrangements with New York's state tourism agency I Love New York.
Recent launches include I Love New York for Earth Day (2012), I Love New York for Mothers (2012), I Love New York for Fathers & I Love New York for Marriage Equality (2012), I Love New York for Holidays (2013).
Where to buy
Bond no. 9 products can be purchased at Saks or Nordstrom department stores, or at the Bond no. 9 boutiques in New York City (see shopping report for the flagship store). Online stores include Hampton Court.
In Germany, try First in Fragrance; in the UK, Harvey Nichols or Harrods.
See all articles at Now Smell This tagged Bond no. 9.
Read an interview with Laurice Rahme. See also: How I Made It: Laurice Rahme, owner-founder of Bond No 9 at the UK Times Online.