By Kilian Announces 8th Scent {Fragrance News}

The most Byronian of French perfume brands, By Kilian, have announced that they will launch an eighth scent in September 2009. Details are kept at a minimum for now. The cat came out partially out of the bag however as we learn that the new perfume might possibly (hint, hint) include a tobacco and woods accord. It will be developed by perfumer Calice Becker of Givaudan who already partnered with founder Kilian Hennessy to create five out of the seven existing perfumes...

After debuting the brand with a portfolio of six, By Kilian said they plan to introduce one new fragrance per year.

"I had a desire to do a true creation," said Hennessy, discussing his choice not to embark on a fragrance effort that involved mass-production of scents. "It should be a creation and not commercial for the market.

"We're doing perfume the way it was done 100 years ago,"


See my reviews of Love; Beyond Love (2007) and Prelude To Love (2008)

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