Estee Lauder buys Frederic Malle

In its third luxurious and somewhat idiosyncratic acquisition in less than a month, the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. has signed an agreement to purchase artisinal [sic] fragrance brand Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle. [...]

The Malle acquisition joins new siblings Le Labo, an irreverent artisinal [sic] fragrance brand that Lauder acquired on Oct. 15, and upscale skin-care business Rodin Olio Lusso, which it bought last week.

— Via Estée Lauder on a Spree, Buys Frédéric Malle at Women's Wear Daily.

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2014, part 26

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 Jo Malone, Estee Lauder, Victoria’s Secret, Yves Rocher and The Body Shop.

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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.

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