John Galliano Launches Signature Fragrance {Perfume News} {Celebrity Fragrances}

John-Galliano-Perfume.jpgOn July 8th 2008 in Paris, designer John Galliano, the artistic director for Dior Couture, launched his debut signature fragrance in the rather intimate settings of his studio located in the 20th arrondissement. The tag line goes "Le parfum no. 1 de John Galliano". He previously created a home fragrance with Diptyque under his name called Essence of John Galliano, a wonderful scent smelling of a bonfire.  He also had a say in the Dior La Collection Particulière. 

The signature John Galliano perfume was developed by Selective Beauty who is also in charge of the Bulgari, Agent Provocateur, Burberry, and Benetton brands.

No information yet on the notes, but the bottle can be admired: it looks wild, baroque, talismanic, mysterious, gothic! It looks promising if the jus feels anything like the external aesthetics of the flacon.

The studio baroque and eclectic interior design seemed to correspond well to the style of the bottle...

John Galliano fragrance launch party © Getty Collection
Galliano-Launch-Party3.jpgJohn Galliano chez lui - Bottles and packaging are visible in the background on the side-table. There is also an advertising board for Guerlain fragrances. Both Dior and Guerlain are owned by LVMH. Photo © Getty Collection

According to WWD,

"The designer transformed his headquarters into Paris' remote 20th arrondissement Tuesday night to fete the launch of his first signature scent, scattering love letters, statuaries, bowls of fruit and his frothy bias-cut dresses to evoke the sense that "she just left the room but we've captured her essence,"....

Guests included Sofia Coppola, Sidney Toledano, the CEO of Dior Couture, Katia Toledano, fashion photographer Jean-Baptiste Mondino,...

Galliano spritzing Katia Toledano with the new perfume © Getty Collection


Galliano and Sofia Coppola ©  Getty

Sidney and Katia Toledano -- the universe of the perfume launch © Getty

Galliano with Mondino © Getty

The perfume will launch commercially in France, Germany, Switzerland, and England in mid-October 2008 and will debut elsewhere in 2009.

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