Nina Ricci will launch a new women's fragrance this summer called Nina. The fragrance is touted as the brand's single most important release in 10 years.
Nina was composed by noses Olivier Cresp and Jacques Cavallier of Firmenich with the Asian consumer in mind. The brand hopes to strengthen its position in the international fragrance market and in particular in Asia.
"Notes include lemon, apple, peony and praline over a base of apple wood and white cedar and musk. The juice comes in a raspberry-pink tinted apple-shaped glass bottle topped with silver leaves around the cap, designed by French agency LOVE. "
(updated 5/31/2006) Escentual offers a pic of the flacon as well as a more detailed description of the notes: "TOP NOTES: Calabrese Lemon and Lime Caipirinha. MIDDLE NOTES: Red Toffee Apple, Vanilla Infusion, Moonflower and Peony Petals. BASE NOTES: Apple Tree Wood, Cotton Musk and White Cedar."
The fragrance will be introduced in France in July and will roll out to international markets in September and the US in 2007. Nina will be distributed in edt concentration: 30ml for 29 Euros, 50 ml for 45 Euros, and 80 ml for 55 Euros.
Sources: Article by Oonagh Phillips for Cosmetic News, 30 May 2006, Escentual, and WWD 10 June 2006.
Photo credit: Escentual.co.uk