New Perfume: Magical Moon by Hanae Mori (Updated)


Hanae Mori has announced that it will launch its first fragrance in eight years, Magical Moon, in August-September 2006. Their last perfume, Haute Couture, was introduced in 1998.

Notes are described as including, "buds and blooms harvested according to an ancient lunar calendar": Osmanthus Flower, Rose, Sugar Cane, Cotton Flower, Coconut Milk, Vanilla, White Musk, White Sandalwood, Red Cedar, Incense, Litchi, Patchouli, Pineapple Pulp, Guava Nectar, Star Fruit, Orange Flowers and Pink Berries.

According to Basenotes, it will be available exclusively at Nordstrom in September and will be distributed more widely in November. According to Women's Wear Daily, it will retail for $95 for a flacon of 1.7 oz and would have been launched August 1 in specialty stores.

Update: It is now available at Norsdtrom for $95 and $65. 

Sources: Women's Wear Daily and Basenotes where you can read more about the new fragrance including an anecdote about who was the first woman to receive the fragrance as a much publicized gift.

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  1. This is great news! The notes are yummy! One of my favourites is HM fo

  2. ...for men. Any news of a new men's scent in the near future?

  3. Hi Dusan,

    The notes indeed sound yummy and rich too. I need to get better acquainted with the Hanae Moris.

  4. Hi Anonymous,

    Very good reminder! I need to pay closer attention to new men's scents. I will do posts about those in the coming days. Stay tuned.


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