Index of New Perfumes 2006 in Alphabetical Order

Absolument Absinthe by Absolument {New Perfume}

Following the success of the reintroduction of the mythical absinthe alcohol in France in 1999 after an eclipse of 84 years with the adapted version by Pascal Rolland called Versinthe, a further step was taken to offer a perfume...

Andre Gas Ensoleille-Moi (2006) {Perfume Review & Musings}

 The French jeweller from Saint-Tropez, André Gas, just introduced his first fragrance in 2006. It is called Ensoleille-Moi (Cast Sunshine on Me, Bathe me in sunshine, literally). It was composed by perfumer Mathilde Laurent. This profane prayer to the sun-god...

Baldessarini Ambré by Baldessarini {New Perfume}

Werner Baldessarini is launching a new men's fragrance called Baldessarini Ambré. It aims at targeting"the mature man who has nothing to prove."The scent is described as a  warm, woody oriental and showcases key notes of "...oak wood and whiskey,...

Bath by Bobbi Brown {New Perfume}

  Bobbi Brown launched her fourth perfume this month. It is called Bath as it is redolent of what is described as a "fresh-out-of-the-shower" scent. Interestingly enough, Bobbi Brown wanted to have a perfume that would smell of cleanliness...

Billet Doux by Fragonard {Perfume Review & Musings}

 Billet Doux (Love Letter/Note) is the latest release by Fragonard, to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the perfume house. It is a re-edition and an adaptation of an original fragrance from the 1950s from the house's catalogue. The name...

Caline Night by Grès {New Perfume}

Caline Night is a special limited edition issued just for the winter holidays 2006. It is described as an oriental and is a woodsier and more gourmand take on the original Caline launched in 2005. The perfume was composed...

Courvoisier L'Edition Impériale {New Men's Perfume}

 The famous Cognac brand Courvoisier is following the examples of other alcohol brands who have created liquor-inspired perfumes based on their own specialties, like Frapin 1270, Infusion, Botrytis or Le Boisé. It will introduce a fragrance called Courvoisier L'Edition...

Driven by Avon {New Celebrity Perfume}

Derek Jeter from the New York Yankees is launching his first fragrance called Driven by Avon. The new perfume includes notes of grapefruit, oakmoss, and spice. It will be on sale at the end of November 2006.Jeter says that...

Essencia Do Brasil by Natura {New Perfume}

 Natura has launched a new fragrance called Essencia Do Brasil based on the key note of a resin coming from an indigenous Brazilian tree, breu branco. It is described as a woodsy oriental with nuances of smoky bark and...

Gucci Pour Homme II by Gucci {New Perfume}

   Gucci has unveiled their new masculine fragrance called Gucci Pour Homme II. The scent is described as being fresh, spicy, and woody. It is set to launch in early March 2007 in the US before being rolled out to...

Immortelle by L'Atelier Bohême {New Perfume}

 L'Atelier Bohême, an artisan perfume house from France has just released their latest creation called Immortelle Eau de Parfum which was composed for Festiv'Art 2006. It takes its inspiration from the symbolism of cultic birds from the Roman Antiquity...

Intimately Beckham For Him & For Her {New Perfumes}

The Beckhams are launching a duo of fragrances in the wake of the success of Instinct by Beckham. "The Intimately Beckham for Him juice, concocted by International Flavors and Fragrances features notes of bergamot, grapefruit zest, cardamom, violet, nutmeg,...

Lulu by Lulu Castagnette {New Perfume}

 Fashion brand Lulu Castagnette has released a new perfume at the end of September 2006 called Lulu. It is described as a floral and woodsy Oriental and was composed by noses Antoine Lie and Guillaume Flavigny of Givaudan. The...

Madonna Nudes 1979 by Mypa {New Perfumes}

 The Mypa brand has launched a mass-marketed collection of four fragrances inspired by the encounter in 1979 of then unknown Madonna with photographer Martin Schreiber. They met to work on a series of nude photos. The perfumes are called...

Mango Delirium by Mango {New Perfume}

  Barcelona-based Spanish women's fashion chain Mango, has introduced a new fragrance called Mango Delirium. The perfume is described as a "floral elixir" created by Puig perfumers Rosendo Mateu and Elizabeth Vidal, and Pierre Wargenye of IFF. It is packaged...

New (Bedding) Perfume: Eau de Lit by Guerlain

The house of Guerlain is bringing back into fashion a refined means to help us go to sleep and invite sweet scented dreams. The newly released Eau de Lit ("Lit" means "bed" in French) by Guerlain rekindles the tradition...

New Perfume: Alma by Rosario Flores

  Alma is an upcoming celebrity fragrance by Spanish pop singer and actress Rosario Flores. The perfume will launch only in Spain and Latin America. Rosario Flores is the third daughter of the late and legendary flamenco dancer, singer, and...

New Perfume: Ambre by Esteban (2006)

 After Pivoine, Tonka, and Cèdre, Estéban has just released a fourth perfume in the same series called Collection Parfums; the new scent bears the name of Ambre. It is described as a vanillic amberey fragrance with gourmand accents and light...

New Perfume: Ambre de Cabochard by Grès

 Grès will launch a new women's fragrance called Ambre de Cabochard, inspired by the famous chypre fragrance Cabochard which was introduced in 1959. Ambre de Cabochard is the first Oriental perfume created by Parfums Grès. It is described as...

New Perfume: Amor Amor Elixir Passion by Cacharel

 Cacharel has introduced an Orientalized version of Amor Amor. It retains the fruity-floral characteristics of its predecessor while adding a new warmth and sensuality to it. The perfume was composed by Laurent Bruyère and Dominique Ropion. Top notes are...

New Perfume: Anais Anais Eau Légère

 Marionnaud has received the new Anais Anais Eau Légère, a lighter version of  the quintessential floral bouquet. The leather note has been removed from this lighter version. Top notes are honeysuckle, fresh jasmine, and orange blossom. Heart notes are...

New Perfume: Ange ou Démon by Givenchy

 A new women's fragrance by Givenchy called Ange ou Démon (Angel or Demon) will be released starting in mid-August at Nordstrom. It is described as an oriental floral and was created by Olivier Cresp and Jean-Pierre Béthouart of Firmenich....

New Perfume: Antidote by Viktor & Rolf

Dutch designers Viktor Horting & Rolf Snoeren are launching their first men's fragrance called Antidote following the success of the release of Flowerbomb in 2005. They see the new perfume as being an olfactory extension of their menswear line....

New Perfume: Baghari by Robert Piguet

 Fashion Fragrances & Cosmetics is releasing its third reedition and adaptation of one of the classic fragrances in the catalogue of the former fashion house of Robert Piguet. This time, it is Baghari, named after the evocative exotic syllables...

New Perfume: Betsey Johnson by Betsey Johnson

This is the day of wonderful (see Sisley below) and gorgeous over-the-top fragrance bottles. Wonderful eccentric and designer Betsey Johnson has officially introduced her signature fragrance which will be distributed exclusively at Bloomingdale's until September before being sold in...

New Perfume: Black Orchid by Tom Ford

The latest fragrance by Tom Ford, Black Orchid, is now available for pre-order at Neiman Marcus. Orders are expected to ship no later than November 1st 2006.Top notes are black truffle, ylang ylang, bergamot and blackcurrant. Heart notes are...

New Perfume: Blue Agava & Cacao by Jo Malone

  Estée Lauder will release the latest Jo Malone fragrance called Blue Agava & Cacao. It is the 18th fragrance for the Jo Malone brand and the first one since Jo Malone's resignation took place in February 2006......

New Perfume: Burberry London for Men

 A new masculine fragrance by Burberry, Burberry London for Men will be launched in September 2006. It is meant to renew the traditional image of the English gentleman and Burberry sees its contemporary incarnation as being both charismatic and...

New Perfume: Eclat by Fragonard

Fragonard has introduced a new perfume called Eclat (Radiance, Splendor). It is described as a floral oriental with a sparkling, luminous, and gourmand sillage. Top notes are bergamot, lemon, and freesia. Middle notes are frangipani and gardenia. Base notes...

New Perfume: Emporio Remix for Him by Armani

 The new Emporio Remix for Him by Armani (dark blue bottle) is meant to pay an homage to disco dancing. The perfume is described as offering the remix of a vintage fougère fragrance. Top notes are bergamot, basilic, and anise....

New Perfume: Enchanted Anniversary by Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen has introduced a vintage version of his perfume MyQueen. The limited edition fragrance was composed by Anne Flipo and Dominique Ropion and is called Enchanted Anniversary.The perfume showcases a Parma violet warmed up by sweet almond adding...

New Perfume: Encre Noire by Lalique

Lalique have issued their fourth men's fragrance called Encre Noire (Black Ink). It was created by perfumer Nathalie Lorson of Firmenich and comes after three previously launched prestige fragrances: Le Lion (1997), Le Faune (2000), and Equus (2001). The...

New Perfume: Ensoleille Moi by André Gas

 André Gas, the jewelry designer, has launched his first fragrance called Ensoleille Moi (Bathe me in sunlight). It is described as a floral oriental, being both a voluptuous and solar fragrance whose aroma is reminiscent of Monoï.Top notes are...

New Perfume: Essential for Men by Angel Schlesser

Angel Schlesser is set to launch Essential for Men. The perfume was composed by Alberto Morillas and is described as a citrusy fruity-floral. The bottle is meant to evoke the line of men's clothes from the brand."Angel Schlesser Essential...

New Perfume: Euphoria Men

 I already advertised this upcoming fragrance for the fall, Euphoria Men. You can now take a sneak peak at its packaging. The scent was formulated by fragrance consultant Ann Gottlieb together with IFF. The bottle was designed by Fabien Baron.Source:...

New Perfume: Fire Island by Bond no 9

 The next fragrance launch by Bond no 9 will be Fire Island, named after the popular beach resort in Long Island frequented by weekenders from New York city. Its special atmosphere can be better captured when one knows that...

New Perfume: Fleur D'Oranger by Yves Rocher

Yves Rocher has released a new eau de toilette as part of their Pur Désir de Fleurs collection, called Fleur d'Oranger (Orange Blossom). I find it always interesting to see how orange blossom is captured and made into a...

New Perfume: Fleur de Cabotine by Grès

 Parfums Grès is preparing to introduce a flanker to Cabotine called Fleur de Cabotine. It will be available from spring 2007. The perfume was composed by Jean Claude Delville and Jean-Pierre Béthouart of Firmenich and the flacon and outer...

New Perfume: Insolence by Guerlain

 The new women's scent by Guerlain, Insolence, will be available in the US in August. You can find an advance review of it on my fellow fragrance-blogger's site, Victoria's Own. Also read my recently added update here.The perfume was...

New Perfume: Jammin by Réminiscence

Réminiscence released a new, so-called "musical perfume" this spring called Jammin.  It is characterized as a green, woody, and floral fragrance. Its "suave" character is said to evoke the "softness and sensuality of fragrant evenings." Top notes are grapefruit,...

New Perfume: Jazmin by Campos de Ibiza

The latest fragrance launch from Campos de Ibiza is called Jazmin. It is described as a jasmine floral and is based upon the very abundant jasmine found in Ibiza also nicknamed the "white island"for that very reason. Top notes...

New Perfume: Kenzo Amour

   A new women's perfume, Kenzo Amour, will be introduced worldwide in September. It will make its debut at Sephora and Nordstrom in the US. It was created by perfumers Daphne Bugey and Olivier Cresp from Firmenich. Patrick Guedj,...

New Perfume: L'Air de Rien by Miller Harris

   The latest fragrance by Miller Harris, L'Air de Rien, was just recently launched in London. The nose behind the perfume is Lyn Harris. The new fragrance is dedicated to British actress Jane Birkin who is also French by adoption....

New Perfume: L'Homme by Yves Saint Laurent

 The new men's perfume by Yves Saint Laurent, L'Homme, is described as a masculine floral oriental. It aims to be an elegant mainstream yet sensual perfume. The face for the product is French actor Olivier Martinez.The fragrance was created...

New Perfume: L'Homme by Yves Saint Laurent

YSL will release a new men's fragrance called L'Homme in September 2006. The perfume was created by noses Anne Flipo, Pierre Wargnye and Dominique Ropion. "It features fresh top notes of lemon cedrat and bergamot, blended with ginger of...

New Perfume: Lights of Champs Elysées by Guerlain

 Lights of Champs Elysées by Guerlain is meant to evoke an olfactory promenade on "the most beautiful avenue of the world." It is in principle exclusively distributed through travel retail. The scent is described as a woody gourmand with notes...

New Perfume: Live Luxe by Jennifer Lopez

 "US. Coty Prestige has formally unveiled its new women’s fragrance from Jennifer Lopez. Live Luxe will be launched in the Americas this month, before rolling out to Europe in September and Asia in October.(...) The juice opens on notes...

New Perfume: Lovely Liquid Satin by Sarah Jessica Parker

A new alcohol-free version of Lovely by Sarah Jessica Parker has been released. According to Osmoz, "Liquid Satin proposes a new way to experience perfume. An innovative, silicone-laced, alcohol-free formula enables a seductive satin-on-skin sensory feeling." It is recommended...

New Perfume: Luxe Femme by Montblanc

  Montblanc has unveiled its new women's fragrance, Femme, which aims at creating a sense of sophistication and luxury in its wearer. It is recommended for wearing in the evenings and on special occasions......

New Perfume: Maîtresse by Agent Provocateur

 The British fashion label Agent Provocateur specializing in sexy, provocative lingerie has unveiled their new upcoming fragrance, Maîtresse ( Mistress). The flacon recalls their previous signature fragrance, Agent Provocateur, except that it is now made of gold-lacquered glass instead...

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...

New Perfume: Men's Lotus Fragrance

The Lotus car brand has issued a new fragrance for men called Lotus. Its inspiration was the idea of "driving the car on the Mediterranean coastline." Jerome Epinette of Robertet is the nose behind the scent. It includes "top...

New Perfume: Miss Sixty Elixir by Miss Sixty

Following the launch of their first eponymous fragrance, Miss Sixty, the Italian fashion label will introduce at the end of August in Europe a new women's perfume called Miss Sixty Elixir. It is described as an ultra-modern, unconventional, and...

New Perfume: More on Insolence by Guerlain

I already reported on Insolence by Guerlain here but I thought that additional details might be of interest. I learned that the perfume was created not only by Maurice Roucel but also by Sylvaine Delacourte as they worked in...

New Perfume: Nuit d'Amour by Guerlain

Nuit d'Amour is the latest creation by Jean Paul Guerlain. The perfume was inspired by the nose's fascination for a painting by Gustav Klimt called "Woman With Hat and Feather Boa". The conjoining of artistic forces also characterize Mitsouko,...

New Perfume: Paprika Brasil by Hermès

The Hermessence collection of olfactory poems now includes a sixth opus called Paprika Brasil by the in-house perfumer, Jean Claude Ellena. It was inspired by Brazil wood or ember wood and the work of French anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss, Tristes...

New Perfume: Perles by Lalique

The latest women's fragrance by Lalique is out. Called Perles (Pearls), it is described as a modern floral chypre that is as soft and caressing on the skin as a pearl necklace. Its sillage hints back to the Roaring...

New Perfume: Rose Absolue by Yves Rocher

Yves Rocher has released Rose Absolue, the second creation to grace his collection of higher-end perfumes called Secrets D'Essences. The new fragrance is a rose-violet floral and was created by Christine Nagel. Nagel is also the composer of Narciso...

New Perfume: Rose Divine by Isabel Derroisné

Perfumer Céline Ellena, the daughter of Jean-Claude Ellena, has concocted a new juice for Isabel Derroisné called Rose Divine (Divine Rose). It was launched to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the brand. Its particularity is that it contains 1%...

New Perfume: S by Sherrer

The latest women's fragrance by Sherrer is called S and was released last month in France. It is slated to be introduced worldwide in September 2006. The fragrance was created by nose Marie-Aude Couture-Bluche of Givaudan. The bottle offers...

New Perfume: Sensuelle Russie by Esteban

 A new fragrance by Esteban called Sensuelle Russie (Sensual Russia) is available in Europe. It is said to be a perfume inspired by the marriage of hot and cold found in the Russian soul. The scent is described as...

New Perfume: Soir de Lune by Sisley

After Eau de Campagne (1974) and Eau du Soir (1990), Sisley is now preparing to launch its latest creation, Soir de Lune (Moonlit Night) {Review added}, on September 1. Philippe D'Ornano, the son of Sisley founder Hubert D'Ornano insisted...

New Perfume: Storia by Isabella Rossellini

 Isabella Rossellini will launch a new perfume in September 2006 called Storia. The name of the scent wants to affirm a principle of individuality for the modern woman based on the idea that "The most beautiful story is your own...

New Perfume: Tabu Flores by Dana

 Dana have released a new perfume for the Brazilian market called Tabu Flores. Tabu is apparently very popular in Brazil. The new scent is described as a floral oriental. Notes include white flowers, sandalwood, patchouli, musk, and vanilla.Source (updated 05/02/2013):...

New Perfume: The One by Dolce & Gabbana

The duo of Italian designers Dolce & Gabbana has unveiled its latest women's fragrance, The One. It is described as an oriental floral and is said to be"... targeted at core Dolce & Gabbana women, who have a strong personality,...

New Perfume: Un Jour se Lève by Yves Rocher

 Un Jour se Lève (A New Day is Beginning) was created in 2006 by nose Annick Ménardo. I have read somewhere that it has been a big hit with the French public, making it into the top 3 best-sellers' list...

New Perfume: With Love by Hilary Duff

Teen Star Hilary Duff is launching her first fragrance called With Love. It targets women aged from 15 to 24 although Duff thinks it will appeal to a broader audience due to the sophistication of the scent. The star...

New Perfumes: Ivy, Violet, & Amber by Marc Jacobs

Following the success of the launch in April of their retro-looking Splash line bottled in 10 oz flacons, Rain, Grass, and Cotton, Marc Jacobs is going to release a new trio of fragrances this fall that will include Ivy, Violet,...

New Perfumes: Kinmokusei by Ayala Moriel Parfums

 Canadian natural perfumer Ayala Sender, owner of, and nose for Ayala Moriel Parfums, is launching a new fragrance this fall called Kinmokusei to celebrate the season of the osmanthus harvest. The name of the perfume designates the osmanthus flower...

New Perfumes: Trio of United Colors Benetton

Benetton following the current marketing fashion for "scent triplettes" is releasing a new trio of fragrances for men, women, as well as one that is unisex. A common note shared by all three perfumes is a cotton note. Nose...

Night Scented Jasmine by Floris {New Perfume}

The latest fragrance by Floris, Night Scented Jasmine, is described as "...an inspired aroma, evocative of balmy Mediterranean evening walks through air rich with the sweet heady notes of Jasmine". The perfume has "...top notes of Violet, Citrus, Neroli and...

Omnia Améthyste {New Perfume}

Bulgari has officially unveiled its latest fragrance, Omnia Améthyste. It comes after Omnia and Omnia Crystalline, both featuring Asian-themed notes. The perfume will debut in Asia first and be more widely distributed in September 2007."Omnia Améthyste opens on notes...

Perfume Review & Musings: Fire Island by Bond no 9

The latest release by Bond no 9 is called Fire Island and was created by perfumer Michel Almairac of Robertet. It is the 26th fragrance issued by the New York-based perfume house. Almairac also composed their penultimate fragrance released...

Polo Double Black by Ralph Lauren {New Perfume}

Ralph Lauren has launched a new men's perfume called Polo Double black which is exclusive to the US. It is described as a fresh, soft, spicy, and woodsy oriental offering "an underlying signature of layered spice." Top notes are...

Rock 'n Rose by Valentino {New Perfume}

 Valentino is going to launch a new women's fragrance called Rock 'n Rose aimed at the younger demographic group. In a nutshell, the perfume is meant to be “for the Rock Princess [for whom] the shopping mall is her...

Ruban D'Orange by L'Occitane {New Perfume}

  The latest fragrance release by L'Occitane is an eau de toilette called Ruban D'Orange (Orange Ribbon). It is meant to be an impression of the streets and gardens of Sevilla. The scent is described as being fresh, sparkly, and...

Shopping Tip: Rose D'Amour at Beauty Habit

 The lastest creation by Les Parfums de Rosine, Rose d'Amour (the Roseof Love), is now available at Beauty Habit. It is described as a floral aldehydic perfume. Top notes are ginger, galbanum, bergamot, aldehydes. Heart notes are rose essence, iris,...

Shopping Tip: Tropiques by Lancôme

 The limited edition of the new eau de toiletteTropiques by Lancôme is in principle only sold at travel retail spaces although a limited number of stores is said to also carry it. It is now available for purchase at...

Stoned by Solange Agazury-Partridge {New Perfume}

 London jewelry designer Solange Agazury-Partridge will launch a new scent on November 14 2006. It is called Stoned and is described as a modern heady oriental. The nose behind the scent is Lynn Harris of Miller Harris. Notes feature...

Tihota, Manakara, & Isvaraya by Indult {New Perfumes}

 A new French perfume brand called Indult (from Christian Latin indultum: concession, favor) has introduced three fragrances called Tihota, Manakara, and Isvaraya. The perfumes were created by Francis Kurkdjian. Each one of them is devoted to an important perfumery...

Très Russe by Institut Très Bien {New Perfume}

Following the creation of their three upscale historical colognes called Colognes à la Russe, à la Française, et à L'Italienne, Institut Très Bien has now released a new concoction called Très Russe (Very Russian) which is a variation on...