Newest Dolce & Gabbana Fragrance is for Those Special Nights

The One Desire by D&G

Photo Courtesy of Dolce & Gabbana
Scarlett Johansson is not average looking— even for a movie star. Yes, she may be famous for her natural girl-next-door appearance, but she is also sexy and exotic. This special combination makes her an excellent choice as the face for Dolce & Gabbana’s new luxury fragrance, The One Desire.

According to the brand, its fans were looking for a unique, higher-end perfume for their more memorable occasions— one to make them feel desirable and stand out from a crowd. As opposed to scents worn everyday, this is “for the woman who wants to feel beautiful and sensual. She owns the room when she enters. She’s not just noticed; she attracts the attention of everybody,” according to Proctor & Gamble Prestige vice president, Luigi Feola.

Released by Proctor & Gamble Co.’s Global Prestige division, D&G partners collaborated with P&G’s fragrance team, as well as Swiss industry giant Givaudan, to conjure a scent with top notes of bergamot, mandarin, lychee and lily of the valley. These then give way to the luscious base ingredients of tuberose, caramel-infused vanilla, sandalwood, and musk.
The One Desire by D&G
The One Desire’s packaging is in tune with D&G’s recent “Sicilian Baroque” aesthetic— the shiny, black glass bottle is embellished with gold handwriting (Gabbana’s own) and a gold accented top with dark sapphire. “When we work on fragrances and makeup, we always try to stay true to our DNA. Black and gold are classic colors for Dolce & Gabbana, and the black gem cap is a bit Thirties in style,” explained Gabbana.

It doesn't hurt that notorious photographer Terry Richardson is behind the lens for the campaign. Well-known for his candid and super-sexualized prints, Richardson’s photo of Johansson is very intimate with her smoky eyes and low-cut black dress. The One Desire will first be released in Italy this January. By spring, it will have reached the U.K., U.S., and other major markets.

Personally, I am a big fan of the D&G fragrances, and will be excited to test this One. Designed as a high-end D&G perfume with matching price points, the scent will be available in a 30-ml. bottle for $79, a 50-ml. bottle for $93, and 75-ml. bottle for $112.

Tina Stewart

With a degree in English, Tina is originally from the East Coast, having lived many years in NYC. A recent transplant to California, she is excited to explore the many restaurants and outdoor adventures SoCal has to offer. Besides reading, she spends much of her free time practicing martial arts. ...(Read More)

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