Finally: An alpha perfume for New York:
Bond No. 9 New York Musk. It’s part of our Notes series for serious connoisseurs — but that’s not stopping it from having carnal smarts.
With a repertory of 60 scents and counting, Bond No. 9 is taking fragrance into a whole new direction and building a New York-centric empire of eaux de parfum with a distinct urban edge—sophisticated, elegant, up-to-date, ahead of the curve. After all, our scents are designed right here in NoHo, and every one of them is imbued with city smarts. Most Bond No. 9 perfumes capture the spirit of, and are named for, specific locales, from Riverside Drive to Coney Island. But we’ve also embarked on a New York Notes series, created for the many fragrance connoisseurs who are our customers. In this collection, we name each scent for its key ingredient, in order to explore and expand the blending possibilities. First came New York Oud, followed by New York Amber.
And now for Fall 2012: New York Musk, a shared male-female scent. Of course musk comes with a longstanding reputation for being animalic, perhaps even an aphrodisiac or pheromone. Indeed, this costly ingredient was originally derived from the nocturnal male musk deer that dwells in the upper reaches of the Himalayas and produces this powerful, pungent aroma to mark its territory during mating season. Highly diluted, musk can be quite versatile, sometimes evoking the honeyed aroma of freshly bathed skin, or a garden being tended [...]