Osswald NYC Il Profvmo launch (Photo Hernando for ÇaFleureBon)
On April 14th, Osswald NYC brought The Carnival of Venice to their elegant emporium located in New York City’s Soho district at 311 West Broadway. The occasion was to celebrate the relaunching of Il Profumo Fragrance, the perfume house inspired by the mystery and allure of Venice.
Display of Il Profumo at Osswald NYC (Photo Hernando for ÇaFleureBon)
“I draw my inspiration from nature itself” Silvana Casoli, Creator of Il Profvmo. Il Profvmo is an Italian niche perfume house founded by pefumer, Silvana Casoli. It was at the Elements Showcase 2015 at Capsule where Michelyn and I were introduced to the collection and learned of the history behind the brand. This storied and opulent house has been creating fragrances since the early 2000s with close to fifty releases since inception. Over the years Il Profvmo has had four collections of fragrances: the Classic; the Osmo; the Soliflor and the Multiflor line.
Tanja Dreidling-Wallace and Josie Plumey (Robin Marchant/Getty Images North America)
Owner Tanja Dreiding-Wallace, Store Manager Josie Plumey, Operations Manager Marion Martinez and the Osswald staff were in full dressed to thrill mode. And with prosecco flowing freely, the stage was set for the night’s revelry to commence.
The Queens Consort (photo by Hernando Courtright for ÇaFleureBon)
The Osswald event also had a special performance featuring The Queens Consort, a professional early music instrument ensemble that hails from Queens (hence the name but ever so regal). The ensemble plays on period instruments and in baroque style and for the evening Venetian baroque.
Il Profumo Caramella D’Amore is a great perfume for Mother’s Day (Photo: Hernando for ÇaFleureBon)
The latest in the collectionis Caramella d’Amore, a floral ode to the love that unites mothers and daughters. This intensely feminine fragrance is a floral gourmand has notes that evoke candy apple, cotton candy, white violet and a soft amber flavored vanilla to entice.
Alas, the evening was over too soon and I left the dream of gondalas floating onf the canals of Venice to catch the subway on Canal Street.
-Hernando Courtright, New York City Event Contributor and CaFleureBon Ambassador (with contributions from Michelyn Camen, EIC)
Thanks to Tanja Dreidling-Wallace, Josie Plumey, the team Oswald NYC and Il Profvmo USA, we have a draw of an Il Profvmo Discovery Kit of 13 beautifully carded samples of the collection sold at Osswald NYC, which include Chocolat, Voile Blanche (read Pam’s review here) Cortigiana, Quai des Lices, Pioggia Salata, Musc Bleu, Patchouli Noir, Vanille Bourbon, Ginger, Fleur de Bambu, Black Dianthus, Coquelicot and the new Caramella D’Amore) for a registered reader in the US (you must do this please). To be eligible, leave a comment with what you enjoyed about Hernando’s report, if you have ever visited Osswald NYC and if there is an Il Profvmo perfume from the sampler you cannot wait to try. Draw closes 4/28/2016
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