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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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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2015, part 27

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 editions from Serge Lutens, Lancome and Givenchy.

Serge Lutens La Vierge de Fer, engraved bottles

From Serge Lutens, engraved bottles of La Vierge de Fer, in four designs (two above, two below): “The Romanov coat of arms, this double-headed eagle knows that two heads are better than one when it comes to promoting the opening of the new Serge Lutens boutique in Moscow…”

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2015, part 23

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 editions from Yves Saint Laurent, Lancôme, Repetto and Lise Watier.

Yves Saint Laurent Opium Rouge Fatal

From Yves Saint Laurent, Opium in the Rouge Fatal edition, done in red lacquer. 50 ml Eau de Parfum, €88.90 at Marionnaud in France…

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles (& some other stuff) 2015, part 21

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 editions from Prada, Lancôme and Paris Hilton; plus a new Touche de Parfum edition of Dior J’Adore.

Prada Candy gold edition

From Prada, Candy in gold: “The iconic Prada Candy bottle is reinterpreted with a splash of gold. A provocative statement captures the impulsive nature of the Prada Candy woman. This new color and design are the result of a mix between elegance and excess.” In 80 ml Eau de Parfum, $114 at Bloomingdales

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