A report on the presentation by Lauren Creecy, Givaudan Paris
23rd October 2008, at the Marriott Hotel, Waltham Abbey
Givaudan Paris have reformulated the themes for the fine fragrance categories this year.
Fragrances in this category are breezy, light, feminine, vibrant. In 2008 the tropical trend continues.
Be Delicious (Donna Karan) and Touch of Pink (Lacoste) are this category.
Escale A Portofino (Christian Dior)
CITRUS FLORAL GREEN
Sparkling citrus, green, galbanum, bitter almond, musky, orange flower.
Inspirational Ingredients: bergamot, petitgrain, bitter almond, juniper berry, caraway, cypress, galbanum;
Un Jardin Apres La Mousson (Hermes)
FLORAL GREEN MARINE
(Translation: “A garden after the monsoon”.)
Vivid citrus and spicy freshness with a “crème de menthe” facet, watery floralcy, transparent woods.
Inspirational Ingredients: ginger flower, vetiver;
Notorious (Ralph Lauren)
FLORAL CHYPRE MARINE
White floral, fluid marine, woody chypre signature, mandarin, carnation, cinnamon.
Inspirational Ingredients: pink peppercorn, bergamot, carnation, peony, chocolate cosmos, orris, patchouli;
This theme includes single florals such as rose and iris, white florals, creamy florals.
Stella (Stella McCartney) is an example in this category.
Chloe (Coty Prestige)
FLORAL FLORAL MUSKY
A modern interpretation of rose with pink peppercorn, sparkling aldehydes and dewy green notes.
Inspirational Ingredients: rose, peony, magnolia, honey;
Feerie (Van Cleef & Arpels)
FLORAL FLORAL WOODY
A colourful blend of sunny citrus, juicy raspberry (this you can smell), green violet and iris heart, amber and woods.
Inspirational Ingredients: violet, mandarin, rose, jasmine, iris, vetiver;
FLORAL WOODY FRUITY
Created by Firmenich. Anne Hathaway stars in the commercial.
Spicy saffron and cumin, seductive rose, red fruits, cherry, lychee, orange flower, sensual.
Inspirational Ingredients: Saffron, cumin, rose, Australian sandalwood, vetiver, nagamota wood;