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,...

I've heard of posh laundry liquids before - I've used a Tocca one ages and ages ago - but I have to admit to being totally in love with Maison Francis Kurkdjian's range of Aqua Universalis Washing Liquids. They're ridiculously priced at £29 each so it's an addiction I'll just have to get over,...

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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,...

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...

 

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