New Fragrances New Floral Curiosities Scent Library from Ineke

New Floral Curiosities Scent Library from Ineke

08/03/13 05:48:10 (11 comments)

by: Jodi Battershell

San Francisco perfume house Ineke announces the launch of its new “Scent Library,” which contains generous samples of all five fragrances in their Floral Curiosities fragrance collection.
 
 
Discover five beautiful flowers with distinct personalities in this pleasant little volume. Each flower’s unique character is expressed through the artistically rendered packaging, which uses fine art and calligraphy in a package that resembles a vintage book.



The Floral Curiosities collection includes five fragrances:

Angel’s Trumpet (Brugmansia) - Fresh and opulent, Angel’s Trumpet opens with refreshing notes of honeydew melon, Seville orange and leafy greens. Angel Trumpet’s rich floralcy is then warmed by cinnamon leaf and allspice and supported by Virginia cedar and white musk.

Briar Rose (Rosa rubiginosa) - Fruity and floral, a pretty rose-violet accord given big character with supporting notes of black raspberry, green apple, warm spices, patchouli, cacao and vanilla.

Poet’s Jasmine (Jasminum officinale) - Citrus and herbal, a fragrance inspired by Poet’s Jasmine tea, replete with slices of citrus fruit. Added points of interest include star anise, rosemary, absinthe, frankincense, cardamom, hinoki wood and guaiac wood.

Scarlet Larkspur (Delphinium cardinale) - Floral oriental, a bright fruity opening of blood orange, red currant and morello cherry deepens over time with notes of claret wine, nutmeg, saffron, amyris wood, tonka bean and vanilla.

Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus) - Woody and sweet, a peach schnapps note introduces the spicy Sweet William floral accord, and is further warmed with cinnamon, clove and cumin essential oils. The dominant wood notes are a blend of cedarwood, sandalwood and patchouli, softened with Bourbon vanilla.

 

 
Also enclosed in each box are “library cards,” resembling the old typewritten card catalogs of yesterday's libraries, describing the plants that inspired each fragrance, along with the fragrance notes.
 
 
Each spray bottle contains 2.5 ml/0.1 fl. oz. of fragrance—ample opportunity to try all five and select a favorite or two. The price is $22 in the US and Canada, 22 euros in EU countries, and the price is redeemable against a purchase of any 75 ml fragrance purchase from the Ineke website. 
 
The Floral Curiosities Scent Library, as well as the Deluxe Sample Collection featuring the fragrances of the Alphabetical collection, and full-size fragrances from both collections are all available on the official Ineke website

Source: Ineke press release
 

Jodi Battershell (NebraskaLovesScentis a lifelong Nebraskan who transplanted herself to Philadelphia after a lifetime on the Great Plains. An appreciator of fine fragrances since childhood, she tried her hand at natural perfumery and fragrance-mixing for a number of years, ultimately concluding she was better suited to appreciating the fragrance creations of others. She is pleased to finally be putting her English degree to use as a writer and editor for Fragrantica.com.

 

 



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silviaci
silviaci

I want this!

Aug
04
2013
MLK
MLK

WOW, this is a great idea. I hope other fragrance houses take note. Perfume fans continuously love to try new perfumes and this is a beautiful way to do it. I'd love a copy of this book.

Aug
04
2013
petravlb
petravlb

Clever??????? It's downright genious!!!!!!
Three cheers!!!!!!!
YES

Aug
04
2013
BetsyMeszaros
BetsyMeszaros

First review that has ever made me want to try something based on the review. I agree with Cybernoir that the library concept is very clever.

Aug
03
2013
Chickenboo
Chickenboo

Wowzers! Thank you for the article, Ms. Battershell; this is wonderful!

Aug
03
2013
JemCalico
JemCalico

These all sound absolutely gorgeous. Especially Angel's Trumpet, Poet's Jasmine, ans Sweet William (I just love me some cinnamon). The price is definitely enticing, but I need to pace myself; I just bought a boat load of full bottles of other fragrances that I had been wanting for a while. I'll definitely keep my eyes on these though for some time in the future. :)

Aug
03
2013
NebraskaLovesScent
NebraskaLovesScent

I received a gift of the Alphabetical Collection sample set from a friend, and the packaging was as much of a delight as the scents. This one looks like another winner. All of the Ineke scents are so pretty!

Aug
03
2013
PatriciaC
PatriciaC

I'll bet these smell like a slice of heaven! This may be a birthday gift to selfie!

Aug
03
2013
Cybernoir
Cybernoir

I love the library concept, very clever, and I want this.

edit: just tried to order this using an ipad and it didn't work, i will retry on monday from my work desktop computer.

Aug
03
2013
lucifera
lucifera

niice! my change to purchase! i want angels trumpet and briar rose sooo bad , execpt...i don't have a credit card!! Ggrrrrrrr*mumple*
if anyone wants to help me out i would appriciate it

Aug
03
2013
lilybelle911
lilybelle911

What a lovely presentation!

Aug
03
2013

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