Dita Von Teese knows how she wants to smell — and it’s not like candy. The burlesque-star-turned-perfumer has just put the finishing touches on her swoon-worthy new scent, and it has all the essences that she was going for.
“It’s a fragrance for everyone, and I’m really proud of the level of sophistication we reached both with the packaging and the fragrance,” she tells WWD. “There’s no fruity vanilla bull—t. I’m sorry, but you know what I mean? A lot of celebrity fragrances are fruit, vanilla, and I wanted something for grown-up girls.”
To accomplish that, Von Teese whipped up a fragrance that appealed to her own senses instead. “We’ve only just come up with the scent, so I’m still working on my lingo, but it’s a lot of luscious flowers — Bulgarian rose, tiare, peony — and there’s a sexy wood,”