Only two

About six months into [the process], the nose was like, “You know, people don’t make fragrances with rose. There’s only two on the market that have ever had any kind of impact. It’s the hardest scent to work with—people avoid it like the plague.” And I was like, “Oh, you could have told me that a bit earlier!” I think we almost brought the rose back in fragrance—having that naïveté is quite a benefit.

— Stella McCartney, talking to Style.com about the creation of her Stella fragrance, developed by perfumer Jacques Cavallier. A new Stella Eau de Toilette will debut in April. Read more at Stella McCartney Explains Why Fragrance “Isn’t All About Sex”.

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles (and some other stuff) 2014, part 14

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 bottles from Lalique, Guerlain and Estee Lauder; a coffret from the newly reconstituted Le Galion line; a travel atomizer from Memo; and new packaging for Stella McCartney Stella, Boudicca Wode and the Lush fragrances.

2015 Lalique de Lalique

From Lalique, the 2015 limited edition collector bottle of Lalique de Lalique…

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2013, part 13

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.

Acqua di Parma Colonia Intensa Oud Concentrée limited edition

From Acqua di Parma, a special edition of Colonia Intensa Oud Concentrée: “Assertive elegance, precious materials and craft make are combined in the sophisticated special edition created by Acqua di Parma exclusively for Harrods…”

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