Estee Lauder adds By Kilian to portfolio

“Kilian Hennessy’s innate passion for luxury and fragrance influences every aspect of By Kilian,” said John Demsey, Estée Lauder group president. “As a brand builder, Kilian has done an incredible job of expressing his…olfactive and visual philosophy to his enthusiastic global fan base. We see a bright future for this brand, building on what Kilian and his talented team have already accomplished — and we can’t wait to get to work.”

— Via Estée Lauder Adds By Kilian to Luxury Fragrance Holdings at Women's Wear Daily. By Kilian joins Le Labo and Frédéric Malle in the Estée Lauder stable.

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Holiday fragrance gifts 2015, part 8

As always, we have saved the luxury edition for last, and once again the items are listed in order from what-a-bargain to holy-cow-you’ve-got-to-be-kidding.

L'Artisan Parfumeur Mûre et Musc Extrême gold

L’Artisan Parfumeur’s ever popular Mûre et Musc Extrême in a limited edition 100 ml bottle made in collaboration with Éric de Meyer of the Château de Versailles. 30 bottles were made, €195 (about $215) at Printemps Haussman in Paris…

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Holiday fragrance gifts 2015, part 5

Here is this year’s ‘miscellaneous’ gift selection (basically, things that don’t fit anywhere else). We’ve got solid perfumes, tea and whatnot.

Téo Cabanel pomander

From French niche line Téo Cabanel comes this pomander strung on a ribbon, which you can use to wear your favorite scent: “Treading the line between an elegant piece of jewelry and a sensual potion which accompany you throughout the day, Teo Cabanel’s pomender brings a new dimension to the art of wearing perfume. Let us make you discover a contemporary approach to the well-known Renaissance pomender of yesteryear that were inlaid with gold, pearls and precious stones.” €39 at Téo Cabanel

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