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Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy fragrance giveaway

Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy Fragrance Giveaway

Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy fragrance giveaway
Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy fragrance giveaway

Fashion label Carolina Herrera’s tagline may be “It feels so good to be bad”. They may want to edit it to say it also smells good to be bad. That’s because the brand has just launched a complementary men’s fragrance to its Good Girl franchise called Bad Boy. It’s a fresh spicy-ambery scent with notes of black and white pepper, bergamot, tonka bean, cocoa and amber wood. The fragrance was created by perfumers Quentin Bisch and Louise Turner, the pair behind the global smash Good Girl – a scent that has recently cracked the top 5 worldwide.

carolina herrera bad boy
carolina herrera bad boy

“We wanted to push the boundaries and create something new,” explains Carolina Herrera. “Most men’s fragrances today are fougeres. So we set out to reimagine it by pairing roasted tonka bean with clary sage. It is fresh yet still incredibly sexy.”

She says that when they were developing the Good Girl fragrance, the team tried over 600 different styles of shoes for the bottle shape. “We tried sneakers, ballerina flats, prostitute shoes…everything. Finally we came to the stiletto and we knew it was right for the project. For the men’s version, we asked ourselves, should we have a bottle shaped as a motorcycle helmet, boat, motorcycle, or a car? But we wanted something that was more symbolic.” Enter the lightening bolt. From the ancient Greeks to modern superhero films, the lightening bolt is iconic.

Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy fragrance giveaway
Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy fragrance giveaway

But making a lightening bolt fragrance bottle turned out to be a bigger challenge that first imagined. Most glass bottles are dropped and blown into a round shape. This bottle had to be dropped into a mold, turned upside down, then turned upside down again. More than 25% of the prototypes had to be recycled. It took months to perfect.

carolina herrera good girl
carolina herrera good girl

The Good Girl stiletto flacon took more than two years to create. It too was a technical challenge of mammoth proportions. It had to balance perfectly on the gold heel. Not surprisingly it was an immediate hit with fashionistas around the globe. The ambery-floral scent blended notes of almond, coffee, bergamot, tuberose, jasmine sambac, orris, orange blossom, Bulgarian rose, tonka bean, cacao, vanilla, praline, sandalwood, amber, musk, cinnamon and patchouli. It’s a complex blend of notes.

carolina herrera bad boy
carolina herrera bad boy

Initial response to Bad Boy has been very strong. The fragrance is already ranking in the top 20 in the United States and in the top 10 in the U.K. with more countries launching this spring. It looks like Carolina Herrera has another hit on her hands.

THE GIVEAWAY: I’m giving away a Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy fragrance duo to one lucky ready. To enter, tell me in a blog post comment below how you’d rate the Bad Boy lightening bolt fragrance bottle design on a scale of 1 to 10. I’ll draw one name at random on May 19th from all those who comment below. If you have a Twitter name, please include it in your blog comment as it is the fastest way for me to contact winners.

Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy fragrance giveaway
Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy fragrance giveaway

Carolina Herrera Bad Boy is available in Canada at select Shoppers Drug Mart and Hudson’s Bay stores.

663 Comments

  • Reply
    Ross Leech
    May 17, 2021 at 7:37 pm

    10/10 Bold and very eye-catching.

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    A.E. ADKINS
    May 17, 2021 at 7:22 pm

    7 – LOOKS QUITE EASY TO KNOCK OVER & WE’RE SO ACCIDENT PRONE

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    Sheri Darby
    May 17, 2021 at 5:41 pm

    Brilliant 10/10

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    Jan
    May 17, 2021 at 5:12 pm

    It’s unusual so 9/10

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    Sheila Maxwell
    May 17, 2021 at 4:58 pm

    9/10

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    Kathryn Cox
    May 17, 2021 at 4:57 pm

    Unique so a firm 10 / 10

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    Helen newton
    May 17, 2021 at 4:54 pm

    10/10 love it
    mummynewton

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    matt allison
    May 17, 2021 at 4:18 pm

    10/10 @ginsterman

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      Diane Lauzon
      May 17, 2021 at 4:47 pm

      The lightning bolt is for the man who wants to make an impact….. Boom!! 10/10!
      @TheRealDiBabe

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        Tess Robinson
        May 17, 2021 at 5:04 pm

        An 8

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    Victoria N
    May 17, 2021 at 4:11 pm

    9/10 its very unique

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    Cynthia Richardson
    May 17, 2021 at 4:07 pm

    I’d rate the Bad Boy lightening bolt fragrance bottle design a 10 on a scale of 1 to 10
    @hofken

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    Donna Caldwell
    May 17, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    9/10 it looks fabulous, very eye catching

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    Victoria
    May 17, 2021 at 3:54 pm

    10/10 I think it’s super nifty!

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    Emma davison
    May 17, 2021 at 3:48 pm

    7/10 it’s okay

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