Bond No.9 West Side 50ml EDP
West Side perfume, created by Michael Almairac, is inspired by the music of the very city, Carnegie Hall, the concert block, made of huge concert hall, two smaller halls and the museum, which spreads along whole block from 56th to 57th West Street, then Lincoln Center, complex of main cultural institution buildings, house of 12 arts, music and film industry, University, ballet, New York opera, Metropolitan opera, spreading all the way down the blocks on West Side, and the famous club Studio 54 in Manhattan. The bottle is decorated with universal symbol of music, the violin key, connecting this perfume with the musical heritage of the New York City, to which this fragrance is dedicated to. The music is everywhere on the West Side. The perfumes, as well as the music, are based on well balanced rhythm, melodious composition, harmonic or high notes. Top notes seduces us with the floral accords of intoxicating rose along with exciting ylang-ylang and peony, while the heart is warm with sandalwood and amber. Soft and warm vanilla and musk form the base. Bond No 9 West Side was introduced in 2006 as a unisex fragrance. It is available in 50 and 100 ml. The nose behind this fragrance is Michel Almairac.
The new fragrance of the New York-themed collection is dedicated to Queens and will be available from September 2014, as announced by Laurice Rahmé, founder and owner of Bond No. 9
Bond No.9 Queens is also inspired by Queen Catherine of Braganza, the wife of King Charles II of England. “It’s very important for us to celebrate the world since Bond No. 9 is a New York brand and we are now marketed in 36 countries,” said Rahmé. “So the mission statement [for the brand] was to take New York fragrances to the world.”
The new fragrance is signed by IFF perfumer Laurent Le Guernec and is designed as a unisex tuberose! It opens with notes of bergamot, cardamom and blackberries, which are followed by tuberose, champaca flowers and osmanthus in the heart. The base combines sandalwood, benzoin, musk and amber.
The fragrance comes in a purple bottle of 50ml and 100ml EDP, accompanied by body care lotion of 200ml. On the flacon is a gold rendering of the 1964 World’s Fair Unisphere representing the theme of global interdependence.