Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles (& some other stuff) 2015, 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 collector items from Yves Saint Laurent, Thierry Mugler and Guerlain; plus new packaging from Estee Lauder.

Yves Saint Laurent Paris Premières Roses 2015

From Yves Saint Laurent, the 2015 edition of Paris Premières Roses, decorated by Japanese artist Houxo Que. In 125 ml, due to launch in March…

Read the rest of this article »

Shop for perfume

FragranceNetParfums Raffy

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.

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.

Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir Holiday 2014

From Jo Malone, a holiday edition of Pomegranate Noir: “The bottle celebrates the frosted fantasy of the season. Swirling patterns of winter frost embellish the glass, juxtaposed with an opulent cherry-red cap and ribbon.” £86 at Selfridges in the UK…

Read the rest of this article »

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…”

Read the rest of this article »