Paul Smith Man – Paul Smith
WOODY AMBER FLORAL
Petitgrain, lavender, basil, iris, transparent florals, pepper, ambrette, moss, leather, dry amber, vanilla and coumarin.
L’Essence de Cerruti – Cerruti
FOUGERE LEATHER AMBER
This is a new modern musky leather scent for men and caters to a sophisticated, elegant taste.
Bergamot, white pepper, rosemary, mint, saffron, lavender, sensual woody notes, leather, velvety musk, amber and cedar.
Fourreau Noir – Serge Lutens
ORIENTAL AROMATIC POWDERY
With all the virtue of vice, this tight black dress had such a fluid shape that I could revel in its language… is a dark, silky scent.
Tonka bean, lavender, musky, almond, pepper, saffron, soft amber, myrrh and slightly smoky accents.
La Nuit de L’homme – Yves Saint Laurent
WOODY AROMATIC FRUITY
Basil, rosemary, apple, cardamom, cinnamon and clove.
Strictly Private – Baldessarini
ORIENTAL WOODY SPICY
Bergamot, juniper berry, pink pepper, nutmeg, dihydromyrcenol, rose absolute, carnation, patchouli, amber, vanilla, tonka, maltol and cedarwood.
CH Men – Carolina Herrera
WOODY AROMATIC AMBER
CH Men is the masculine counterpart to Carolina Herrera CH Women from 2007. CH Men was inspired by the notion of travel, and based on five concepts: adventure, savoir faire, passion, eccentricity and elegance.
Mandarin, bergamot, grapefruit peel, sage, Dihydromyrcenol, lavender, artemesia, marine, saffron, nutmeg, jasmine, violet, sandalwood, cedarwood, ambergris, dry amber, vanilla, moss, burnt sugar, coumarin and leather.
Fahrenheit Absolute – Dior
WOODY AMBER SPICY
Cypress, juniper berry, violet leaves, apple, violet, cumin, guaiacwood, cedarwood, leather, dry amber, coumarin and lactones.
Thanks to Hugh and Yvonne for an exhaustive and very interesting overview of this year’s launches.
Report by Tim Gage
This report is the writer’s interpretation of the event. It is not intended as a verbatim account and should not be read as such.
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