Mini Perfume Bottle Project at Osswald NYC

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If you’ve ever visited the Osswald boutique in New York (you can read my review of it here!), you must have noticed the wall display of hundreds of mini perfume bottles. It’s a unique and fascinating installation.

Osswald is currently sourcing new mini bottles for its display and is inviting its customers to contribute. Here is the official information (thanks to my friend Josie, who is a member of the Osswald NYC team)…

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The Art of Perfume Ads: Agent Provocateur L’Agent (2011) (with asides on Calvin Klein and Katy Perry)

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Agent Provocateur has released a few good fragrances over the past decade or so, although its most recent release (Fatale) was very disappointing. I like the original Agent Provocateur scent, and Maitresse; I know that L’Agent also has some fans. I don’t think the collection is very heavily advertised in the United States, however, because I don’t remember seeing this advertisement when L’Agent was launched in 2011.

It’s a surprisingly stark and gloomy-looking ad for a women’s perfume. There’s a bit of cleavage, but nowhere near as much as we see in other perfume ads from L’Agent Provocateur (it’s a lingerie company, after all!)—and the chess board gives the image a cerebral twist…

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