Fragrances

“Life Lessons” from Leonard Lauder: The Fragrance Foundation hosts Master Class with ELC’s esteemed Chairman Emeritus

The Fragrance Foundation gave thousands of people around the world an early holiday gift last week with a wonderful Masterclass by the inimitable Leonard Lauder speaking with Linda G. Levy, president of the organization, in a webinar open to the industry. Introducing the discussion as “a hall-mark event,” Levy called Mr. Lauder Chief Teaching Officer […]

Calvin Klein unveils new unisex fragrance, CK EVERYONE

Calvin Klein’s new fragrance, CK EVERYONE, is a genderless scent that celebrates the freedom of self-expression, and builds on the iconic legacy of CK ONE. Made from naturally-derived alcohol and infused with ingredients derived from natural origins, the fragrance is vegan, and claims the distinction of being Calvin Klein’s first ‘clean’ fragrance. CK EVERYONE has been available from […]

Luxury concepts propel Shiseido Group to outperform the markets in the Americas

  Beauty company Shiseido, which counts several high-end luxury brands within its fragrance and cosmetics portfolio, reports results that are well above market trends, particularly in the travel retail Americas channel. The Miami-based division of the giant Japanese company, which recently moved into its stunning new office space in the heart of Miami’s Brickell Avenue, […]

Givenchy embraces its Born Couture heritage as the guiding principle for its beauty story

Following the very successful launch and rollout of last year’s star fragrance Givenchy L’Interdit EDP, which the company says enjoyed an “impeccable execution” in terms of aligning with the couture, the LVMH brand is now extending its momentum with two major product introductions. This September, Givenchy launches L’Interdit EDT, the continuation to last year’s fragrance […]

The Future of Beauty: Shiseido Travel Retail bolstered by Group’s new Global Innovation Centre

Shiseido Group opened its new research hub – the Shiseido Global Innovation Centre – in April, in the Minato Mirai 21 area in Yokohama, Japan. GIC, (also referred to as ‘S/PARK’) is expected to further strengthen Shiseido Travel Retail’s pioneering skincare and cosmetic innovations. With the centre’s expert researchers and state-of-the art facilities and equipment, […]

Diesel Fragrances and Brazilian football star Neymar Jr. team up to create new fragrance

Diesel Fragrances has teamed up with Brazilian football star Neymar Jr. to create a new men’s fragrance. He is the first celebrity from the world of sports to front a Diesel fragrance.  The collaboration reflects Diesel Fragrances’ vision of modern masculinity and bravery, and is a testimony to Neymar Jr.’s journey from his childhood days playing […]

Perfumes y Diseño to expand fragrance portfolio with new licensing agreement with Spanish fashion house El Ganso

Spanish fashion house El Ganso and Madrid-based beauty company Perfumes y Diseño have signed a licensing agreement for PYD to create and market a line of perfumes. El Ganso, known for its fun and elegant designs, operates almost 180 retail outlets across 9 countries including France, Portugal, Italy, Germany, England and more. The company is […]

L’Oréal presents overview of year in Cannes: Leadership, innovation, relevance and social responsibility as 6th continent works to appeal to all nationalities

L’Oréal Travel Retail’s annual press conference in Cannes presented a global overview of the year by Travel Retail Managing Director Vincent Boinay, with a focus on the company’s leadership, innovation, relevance, sustainability and social responsibility. Boinay’s overview was followed by regional reports from the directors of Europe/Middle East; the Americas, and Asia Pacific. This year […]