SUGAR AND SPICE: Jo Malone has cooked up Vanilla & Anise, a new addition to its fragrance portfolio, which will bow worldwide in September. Its top notes include Sicilian bergamot, Tunisian neroli, wild fennel flower and star anise. At its heart are oleander, tuberose, frangipani and purple vanilla orchid, while Madagascar clove, white amber, vetiver, vanilla Bourbon absolute and tonka notes are at its base. The cologne will be available as 30- and 100-ml. sprays, which will be priced at 32 pounds and 64 pounds, or $51.40 and $103 at current exchange, respectively, in the U.K. Jo Malone is owned by the Estée Lauder Cos Inc.

PURPLE PERFUME: Annick Goutal has tapped the mystical mandrake plant as the inspiration for its latest fragrance, Mandragore Pourpre. The scent, which will bow worldwide in August, comprises notes of bergamot, mint, star anis, amber, rosemary, geranium, black pepper, patchouli leaf, myrtle, incense and heliotrope. The unisex eau de toilette will be available in a 100-ml. square bottle priced in the United Kingdom at 59 pounds, or $95 at current exchange, or in a more feminine ribbed 100-ml. flacon for 71 pounds, or $114.

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