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Review of Le Joker by Henrique Perrella

"Are we facing a conceptual perfume that has been polished and made pleasant for the consumer? Or do we have a fragrance that challenges the limits of the commercial and manipulates the perception of your audience? For me, it is the most interesting aspect of Le Joker, this mystery that seems to require reflection and wisdom in order for it to be understood."

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Le Joker Short Listed For Best Niche Fragrance In Pure Beauty Awards

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in the Pure Beauty Awards for the much-coveted nomination for Best New Niche Fragrance with our avant-garde and characterful new scent Le Joker. The Pure Beauty Awards celebrates the best new beauty launches to emerge in the UK market over a 12 month period and the winners will be announced in October 2020.   Launched on 7th July 2020, Le Joker is our 7th fragrance. In numerology, the number seven is symbolic of wisdom and a knowledge that reality is often hidden behind an illusion or behind a mask. For our new perfume therefore, I felt it was time to expand the topical and inspirational boundaries of Art de Parfum as a brand and...

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Art de Parfum's Guide to French Style

Ah, but the French are stylish, are they not? Who among us hasn’t gazed at photos of French fashion editors emerging from the Paris runway shows or even ordinary women on the streets of Paris with envy? The French seem to have mastered a way of dressing, of walking, of simply breathing that broadcasts a strong sense of style in every fibre of their being.   I spend a lot of time in France, both in Paris and on the French Riviera, so I am often in the position to observe and study the enviable proposition that is French style. So without further ado, allow me to present to you the Art de Parfum guide to French style. Want to know...

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What is your favourite fragrance based on a drink or cocktail? And Competition!

Personally, I'm not much of a drinker - but I have always loved the scent of a good Gin & Tonic. Its aroma of bitter quinine and spicy juniper berry is indefinably British - and always spells summer to me. In fact, that's what inspired me to create Gin & Tonic Cologne. It's one of the most popular of the Art de Parfum line, especially in the UK, and it's easy to see why - with the tennis season fast approaching, people are starting to think of the pleasures of watching Wimbledon while quaffing an ice-cold G&T. This fragrance is a time capsule of these classic English traditions. The opening is as refreshing as taking a long sip of that ice-cold G&T – teeming with peppery...

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