Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2014, part 25

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 collector items from By Kilian, Hermès, Estee Lauder and Liquides Imaginaires.

 By Kilian Studio 54 scented jewelry

From By Kilian, the Studio 54 scented jewelry collection: “Both glamorous and iconic, the new Studio 54 Collection is reminiscent of a disco ball adorned with black pave Swarovski crystals…”

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By Kilian Sacred Wood ~ fragrance review

Shiva as the Destroyer of the Three Cities of the Demons

Sacred Wood, along with Imperial Tea, finishes off the Asian Tales fragrance collection from niche line By Kilian (we’re still expecting at least one more scent for In The Garden of Good and Evil, and the next series is reportedly to be called Addictive State of Mind). Sacred Wood was inspired by the Indian tale of Savitri and Satyavan from the Mahabharata, and promises “the olfactory impression of an authentic Sandalwood from Mysore”.1 As most perfumistas know, real Mysore sandalwood is no longer used in perfumery due to its scarcity.

Like Imperial Tea, Sacred Wood was developed by perfumer Calice Becker. Sacred Wood opens on citrus-y, spicy wood; it’s not a dead ringer for my long-time love, Diptyque Tam Dao, but it reminded me of Tam Dao right away…

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