French niche line Maison Francis Kurkdjian will launch Amyris, a new fragrance duo dedicated to his sister and named for Amyris, the tree that is the source of elemi balsam. Amyris Femme (shown) ~ with notes of lemon leaves, amyris (elemi), iris, vetiver and modern oud. Amyris Homme ~ with...

Francis Kurkdjian has launched Ciel de Gum, a new floriental fragrance exclusive to GUM Moscow and celebrating the store's 120th anniversary (see also: Guerlain Place Rouge). A fragrance as flattering as an evening dress. A creation worked like haute couture that could suite both women and...

Maison Francis Kurkdjian will launch 754, a new unisex fragrance celebrating the 111th anniversary of Bergdorf Goodman in New York City: Created exclusively for Bergdorf Goodman by Maison Francis Kurkdjian. "754″ custom fragrance, inspired by Bergdorf Goodman and conceived to capture the...

Maison Francis Kurkdjian is a "niche" fragrance house that has really grown on me since its debut in 2009. Its fragrances all feel like they were thoughtfully composed with high-quality ingredients, the releases are carefully paced, and the house's style is focused and consistent. I've tried...

Maison Francis Kurkdjian has launched Aqua Universalis Forte, a new variation on 2009′s Aqua Universalis: An aerial Eau de Parfum with an exceptional concentration of 40%, on a par with a Perfume Extract. At once light and powerful, like gold in summer. Composing one more sheet of music for...

Maison Francis Kurkdjian will launch three new variations on 2012′s Oud: Oud Silk Mood, Oud Cashmere Mood and Oud Velvet Mood. Oud Silk Mood (shown) ~ light and airy like the rustle of silk, with Bulgarian rose, blue chamomile and papyrus. Oud Cashmere Mood ~ gentle and soft like cashmere,...

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There's a kind of irony in the fact that a Francis Kurkdjian fragrance lands through my letter box just as there's a hulabaloo about his interview on fab fragrance site, Persolaise http://persolaise.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/what-i-hate-about-perfumistas-more.html ), where he is highly critical...

I wasn't expecting much of this since it has the dreaded "Aqua" in the title. But I've found that I like his pour le soir scents a lot and whatever is in there that makes it "Forte" makes me like it a lot. It's a simple blend of citrus, white flowers and woods, but it seems to be amped up to...

Francis Kurkdjian. The name of this very special anniversary limited edition was inspired by the bottle manufacturing process. Clear crystal mixed with 24-carat gold powder is gradually heated to a temperature of 540 degrees, metamorphosing it into a golden red color. A few months later,...

 

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