“I wanted a rich white ﬂoral fragrance, a courageous scent that transports you to a vast garden ﬁlled with many ﬂowers and plants, a bouquet of abundance. The garden is as beautiful as women are; colourful, wild, diverse, where there is everything. Gucci Bloom smells of this garden in order to travel to a place that is not there,” says Alessandro Michele.
Blended by master perfumer Alberto Morillas with direction from Alessandro Michele, the fragrance is created to unfold like its name. Natural Tuberose absolute harvested from India is interlaced with natural Jasmine absolute. Jasmine bud extract, obtained through an exclusive method of co-extraction that blends a natural quality of jasmine and captive molecules to impart a fresh green and petal scent on the skin. A plant used in perfume-making for the ﬁrst time, the Rangoon Creeper, was discovered in South India, and embodies the new scent’s concept and name, as it changes colour from white, gradually darkens to pink then ﬁnally to red when it blooms. The vine’s ﬂowers are redolent with a slightly powdery feminine ﬂoral perfume.
In vintage powder pink shades the lacquered square-shaped bottle is appliquéd with the Gucci label ribbed and framed in black.
On counter now: 30ml $105.00, 50ml $145.00, 100ml $195.00.
Goldfield & Banks is less than two years old. Founded by Belgian Frenchman, Dimitri Weber – a veteran of the fine fragrance world, working across Europe – the brand is inspired by the natural wonders of the Australian landscape - Australian made fine fragrance highlighting scents unique to Australia’s scenery.
Michael Marzano, the National Education Manager for Agence de Parfum, Australia’s leading niche perfume and home fragrance distribution company, believes that fragrance is the first layer of dressing. It’s what you wear closest to the body and everything follows after that. “Both women and men should absolutely have a fragrance wardrobe that reflects their style, changing moods and every occasion”.