Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2014, part 3

More limited edition collector fragrance bottles, with the usual disclaimers: in most of these cases, the juice is unchanged, just the bottle is “special” (or not, as the case may be), and some of these may not be available in the US. Today’s post includes special editions from Roberto Cavalli, Acqua di Parma, Guerlain, Hermès and Giorgio Armani.

Roberto Cavalli Nero Assoluto Exclusive Edition

From Roberto Cavalli, the Nero Assoluto Exclusive Edition celebrating the opening of the brand’s new boutique in Milan, “a luminous treasure thanks to the application of 2.500 gold and black Swarovski crystals which cover the surface of the bottle.”

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Holiday fragrance gifts 2013, part 4

Our series of holiday gift posts continues with gift ideas for the men in your life, although there are plenty of “unisex” ideas in the other articles, and there are probably a few things here that women might like. If you missed them, check out Part 1: scented body products, Part 2: travel sizes & coffrets and Part 3: home fragrance. Up next: fragranced teas and chocolates.

More shopping ideas: check out Persolaise’s round up of holiday 2013 fragrance gifts.

Acqua di Parma candle holder and Colonia candle

From Acqua di Parma, a candle holder fashioned from wenge wood and buffalo skin: “The wood’s strength and hardness, along with its black streaked dark hues, blend perfectly with the soft and compact brown buffalo skin that trims the entire edge. The leather has a discreet hot stamped logo.” £140 at Harrods in the UK, Colonia candle is sold separately, £53…

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Up for grabs: Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta


What is it: the 10th anniversary edition of Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta, in a 180 ml refillable bottle: “This special edition decorated with graphic signs inspired by the moving spokes of a bicycle presents a unique design that exudes the dynamicity of a sophisticated and multi-faceted fragrance. The original pattern was designed by Acqua di Parma to convey the contemporary feel of this particular Eau de Cologne and its users. The original motif is reproduced in the bottle and case with the spokes stretching across the surface in silver hues, the distinctive colour of Colonia Assoluta.”

How do I get it: For a chance to win, leave a comment on the website telling me that you live in the US. Then tell me either a) your favorite classic cologne or b) your favorite flanker fragrance of all time or c) something else you’ve been dying to post in a comment.

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