• The iconic tuberose perfume from the 1970s, Chloé (1973), now called Chloé Classique, will see a new addition to its franchise after Chloé Narcisse and Chloé Innocence thanks to a new partner who wants to reinvigorate it. In February of 2008, Coty Prestige will introduce a new Chloé perfume whose aim is to reflect further the Chloé universe.
(Photo on the right is from the Chloé 2007 spring-summer ad campaign)
• Niche perfume brand Des Filles à la Vanille is reported, according to a source, to be working on new scents in eaux de parfum concentrations which might include a patchouli perfume. They have carried so far only eaux de toilette........
• Cristina Borstein, ex co-founder of Tina & Tonie, is preparing to launch a health and lifestyle website: cristinasenergycenter.com. It will propose among other things essential fragrance oils destined to stimulate the chakras.
• Olivier Durbano is in the process of launching his third fragrance inspired by a jewelry stone. This time it is called Tourmaline Noire or Black Tourmaline.