Boundary Shattering

Scent innovation results in products that break traditional boundaries

Implications - In addition to celebrity endorsements, the world of fragrances has seen a number of innovations including luxury scents, custom scents, sampling kiosks, ‘no-scent perfume’ and even fragrance created from one's DNA. Just because it seems like it’s all been done, doesn’t mean there isn’t still room for innovation. How can you expand your brand’s reach, customize or otherwise tear down the traditional boundaries of marketing in your industry?
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Your DNA as a Fragrance - Smell Yourself Sexy
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Mild 10,969 Clicks Pub: Aug 2, 07
Your DNA as a Fragrance
Smell Yourself Sexy
A company called My DNA Fragrance claims that it can develop a perfume for women or cologne for men based on your DNA. The customer submits a swab of saliva to the company and there you go, you have your… [More]
Perfume Sampling Kiosks
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Warm 8,373 Clicks Pub: Mar 28, 07
Perfume Sampling Kiosks
Sick of fragrance counter employees offering you a little spritz of something new? Scentest Communications has made it possible to skip these pesky encounters with the help of new technologies. The Scentest… [More]
Perfume Rings
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Average 9,674 Clicks Pub: Jun 28, 07
Perfume Rings
Using rapid prototyping resin, designer Johanna Jansson has created a perfume ring which adds useful purpose to an accessory that otherwise lacks function. Yanko Design describes, "The layered glass effects… [More]
Sweet Scent Accessories - The Maya Jewels Perfume Bottles are Beautiful and Practical
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Mild 8,889 Clicks Pub: Oct 5, 09
Sweet Scent Accessories
The Maya Jewels Perfume Bottles are Beautiful and Practical
Perfume bottles were once the sign that you were a lady. When you didn’t bathe regularly you needed to have something hanging around your neck to mask certain smells. Now, the Maya Jewels Perfume Bottles… [More]
Pod Design Meets Perfume - Ryoko Series By Kenzo
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Mild 5,596 Clicks Pub: Aug 11, 07
Pod Design Meets Perfume
Ryoko Series By Kenzo
These artsy little pods contain 20 ml of delicious Kenzo perfume. The jet-set-sized fragrances won't give you any hassle at security either since they're under 50 ml. You might have to stick them in a… [More]
No Scent Purfume - Choix
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Mild 4,656 Clicks Pub: Mar 14, 07
No Scent Purfume
Choix
You can now buy a perfume that smells like ... er, nothing. The "perfume", which has virtually no scent, is to go on sale at a London department store this week priced at STG40 per bottle. The creation,… [More]
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