Italian atelier offers exotic scent in fully customisable hand-crafted gold and jewel-studded bottles
Dubai, UAE: Bespoke fragrances from Italian perfumer Simone Cosac that are worth more than its weight in gold, was the cynosure of attention as Beautyworld Middle East wound through its third and final day at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Estimated to cost over 150,000 euro (AED 608,500), a bottle Amore Proibito or 'Forbidden Love', which comes in exquisitely hand-crafted gold and jewel-studded containers, drew in large numbers of fascinated fragrance buffs at the Quintessence showcase for innovative and unique fragrances. The exotic perfume is contained in a exquisitely fashioned bottle made out of 18k gold and studded with sparkling high quality diamonds
The signature scent from the Florence-based Italian atelier, is an exotic blend of floral notes and spicy undertones that captures the grandeur, romance and the joy of life enjoyed by the legendary lovers, the Grand Duke Francesco I de Medici and his beautiful Venetian mistress, Bianca Cappello,
Collectors and fine fragrance lovers can even get the perfume in customised containers which can be fashioned according to individual tastes and preferences by a dedicated Florentine jeweller. The atelier offers a personalised service by which the customer can visit the perfumer and stay in Florence while completing the order according to their specific wishes. The bottle is also offered in ruby and emerald versions.
Meanwhile, the show floor was alive with activity on the last day of the show, which showcases 1,580 exhibitors from 60 countries, over 55,000sqm at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition, making the 22nd edition 11.5 per cent larger than the previous year. Trade visitors and exhibitors alike were extremely pleased with the range and availability of new products and services and highly appreciative of the reach and scope of the show and its ability to generate innumerable new business opportunities.