Explore our Niche Fragrance Edit

What is a Niche Fragrance you might ask?

'Niche’ is the term used to describe rare types of perfumes; Niche perfumes exude an interesting and special kind of scent that is difficult to find. 

With an increase in Niche perfumery, we are seeing some exciting new names in the 'Elite' fragrance market - here we round up some of our favourites, available at Fenwick Tunbridge Wells...

Atelier Cologne Gold Leather

A powerful and charismatic Cologne Absolue around the mysterious and rare Davana. A celebration of the most rare and precious ingredients.

Top Notes: Bitter Orange from Seville, Indian Saffron, Jamaican Rum.
Heart Notes: Plum, Davana from India, Eucalyptus from California.
Base Notes: Heart of Gaiac wood from India. Heart of Cedar wood from Texas, Leather & Oud Accord

£230 for 200ml (includes 30ml travel size with leather case).

Carthusia Fiori di Capri

The first ever Carthusia fragrance, inspired by a visit to Capri in 1380. The Mediterranean tones of wild carnation, lily of the Valley and oak come together with the exotic aroma of amber, sandalwood and of ylang ylang in a fascinating melange, both joyful and unforgettable. A breath of elegance and radiance from this prized perfume.

£60 for 100ml

Comme Des Garcons Black Pepper

An electric collision of molecules: the crash of spicy pepper seeds suspended within infinite darkness. A scent that is hypnotic, addictive and defiantly bold. Warm, dry Madagascan pepper cracks against fiery Cedar wood. Rich, fragrant Akigalawood (Patchouli, Agarwood) fuses with the caramel resin of Tonka bean. Precious seeds and opulent woods blend in blazing harmony, laced with a musky accord. A profound reinvention of familiar exoticism: spice is deconstructed, destabilized, decoded.

£64 for 50ml; £83 for 100ml

Creed Aventus for Her

Aventus for Her celebrates the art and noble tradition of perfumery, while offering a very modern and exhilarating perfume, entirely 21st century in its vibrancy, energy and luminous clarity. Aventus for Her opens with a brilliant burst of bergamot, sunny mandarin and blackcurrant and blossoms into a magnificent floral heart of dewy rose, intoxicating powdery iris, white jasmine and a touch of Indian Tuberose, with a warm base of vanilla, ylang ylang and sandalwood. Delicate green leafy notes emphasise clarity, freshness and a sense of life’s perpetual thrilling adventure.

Top Notes: Bergamot, Violet, Green Apple
Heart Notes: Rose, Patchouli, Sandalwood
Base Notes: Peach, Amber, Ylang Ylang

£120 for 30ml; £210 for £75ml

Eight & Bob Original

Albert Fouquet, the son of a Parisian aristocrat, was part of elite French society in the early twentieth century and a perfume connoisseur. Fouquet created and perfected various essences for his own personal use – aided by Philippe, the family butler.

Top Notes: Pink Pepper, Cardamom, Lemon
Heart Notes: Violet Leaves, Labdanum, Dried Wood
Base Notes: Sandalwood, Vetiver, Amber

£125 for 100ml

Escentric Molecules Molecule 01

Molecule 01 fragrance from Escentric Molecules smells so good, every man, woman & child in a 5-mile radius will want to know your secret developed by rising star of the perfume world Geza Shoen.
Escentric Molecules' Molecule 01 is created solely from the aroma-chemical Iso E Super, traditionally a perfume base note that adds allure to a scent, which works as more of an effect than a fragrance. The scent has a subtle, velvety, woody note which will meld with your natural pheromones, vanish, and then re-surface after some time, making it totally individual and personalised to the wearer. You will rarely smell this fragrance on yourself, Molecule 01 perfume is more about the effect it has on others.

£35 for 50ml; £65.50 for 100ml

Linari Angelo di Fiume

Angelo di Fiume is a heavenly ethereal and sensual fragrance. A gourmand treat of opulent, fruity notes of wild cherries, raspberries, Italian orange and bergamot mixed with floral accords of ylang ylang, rose leaves and jasmine, rounded off with sweet caramel. The complex base notes comprise of Madagascan vanilla, smooth accents of sandalwood and Siamese benzoin resin that are subtly flattered by white musk and Patchouli.

£145 for 100ml

Maison Margiela Lipstick On

A beam of light streams through a partially opened door, hidden in a dressing room a woman applies the finishing touches to her make-up: a delicate cloud of powder, a touch of rouge. ‘Lipstick On’, is an evening ritual before the dressing table mirror. In preparation for a night out, a series of discrete, habitual gestures is captured in a perfume evoking the olfactive balance between airy rice powder and sumptuous red lipstick. The astringency of iris and galbanum is contrasted with a heavier vanilla bourbon and tonka bean absolute base.

Top Notes: Bergamot Oil, Heliotrope Accord, Neroli Oil
Heart Notes: Orange flower Absolute, Iris Concrete, Galbanum Oil
Base Notes: Tonka Bean Absolute, Vanilla Bourbon Extract, Patchouli Oil

£85 for 100ml

Miller Harris Étui Noir

Étui Noir is as deep as the night. Like a well-worn leather jacket shared by lovers with comforting flashbacks of each other. The sweet and suede-like leather accord is supported by the woods and powder of iris, whilst fragrant and balsamic incense creates depth and intrigue through its smoky character. Flashes of bright light from vetiver, tangerine and bergamot represent the city, a highlight against an otherwise dark and dusky fragrance.

Top Notes: Bergamot, Tangerine, Elemi Gum
Heart Notes: Iris Butter Morocco, Incense, Cashmere Wood, Styrax
Base Notes: Patchouli Indonesia, Vetiver Haiti, Leather, Amber, Birch, Labdanum

£65 for 50ml;  £95 for 100ml

Ormonde Jayne London Perfumery, Ormonde Woman

Ormonde Woman Eau de Parfum is created with Black Hemlock Absolute and includes notes of grass oil, violet and jasmine absolute. Cedar wood, amber and sandalwood make this signature scent a dusky, seductive perfume, like no other.

Top Notes: Cardamom, Coriander and Grass Oil.
Heart Notes: Black Hemlock, Violet and Jasmine Absolute.
Base Notes: Vetiver, Cedar wood, Amber and Sandalwood

£150 for 120ml

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