It's not the first limited edition fragrance to land on my desk this month, but it is the cutest. Editor Trudi Brewer shares the latest Mr and Mrs Jean Paul Gaultier scent.
This season's his and hers offering from fashion hero Jean Paul Gaultier is standout. Thanks to the graffiti artist, Swedish-born André Saraiva and his graphic genius. French-based his collaborations include brands such as The Kooples, Kitsuné, Louis Vuitton and now the bottles of the Classique fragrances from JPG. Known by his alter ego 'Mr A' both the bottles carry his cute illustrations and are tagged 'I love Gaultier'. And the fragrance itself...read on.
Jean Paul Gaultier I Love Gaultier
Jean Paul Gaultier I Love Gaultier, Eau Fraiche, $182.
As well as the girly graphics that adorn the famous curves on the bottle crisp lemon sorbet and sweet sugar cane juice make the very familiar JPG Classique fragrance, even more alluring. It's still bursting with the same familiar scent including ginger, orange blossom and vanilla, but what makes this a collectors dream is the blend of tropical white blooms including Tiare flower and jasmine tea.
Jean Paul Gaultier I Love Gaultier Le Male Eau Fraiche, $144.
If you like the scent of freshly washed linen, (who doesn't) this is exactly what you can expect from the new limited edition of Le Male. Once blended with neroli flower, mint and sage - it's a freshness overload. A few hours later, the warmth comes from the mix of tonka bean, sandalwood and vanilla.