Signed and Sealed: Dunhill's new signature selection
The Signature Collection – a name originally associated with dunhill lighters, is a fragrance collection obsessive about quality and range of materials, ingredients and where each originates.
Signature materials and elements of the house are evoked, linking the fragrances to the fashion, accessories, dunhill’s past as well as its future.
Here's our favourites:
Britain is home to the adventurous spirit of Alfred Dunhill . The legacy of the house began with luxurious accessories designed for the early motor traveller. Leather accessories and bags have always played an important role at Dunhill.
“I aimed to translate the texture of leather—typically considered a bit thick and heavy—into a more light and fluid space. This gives the fragrance an elegant dynamic. It has a classic sensation but with a refined, modern twist.” —Pierre Negrin, Perfumer
India, with its opulent palaces, ancient markets and colourful festivals, has always captivated the adventurer’s imagination. Intrinsic to Indian culture, precious sandalwood is hand carved by local artisans for use in religious ceremonies and is the key focus of this fragrance.
“When creating Indian Sandalwood my inspiration came from utilizing one of the world’s most luxurious and sensual woods, truly complementing dunhill’s unmatched heritage and elegance.” —Carlos Benaim, Perfumer
With its gleaming mosques, mythical secret gardens and bustling souks, Morocco has always been a cultural, religious and trading center. Beginning in the 1960s, a new group of explorers and artists flocked to Morocco to experience its mysteries and pleasures.
“To create this fragrance of artful contrasts, I blended exotic ingredient, the result is a study in artful contrasts: vigorous, exotic, rugged, and with superlative long-lastingness on skin.” —Gino Percontino, Perfumer
Drenched in brilliant sunlight glistening off the endless desert sands, the Middle East was a key stop for early explorers traveling the Incense Road. Oud was the most prized raw material found along that trading route. Known as ‘black gold’, it remains one of the most expensive ingredients in
“A fragrance to reflect the passion of the Dunhill man for high-quality craftsmanship with an exciting, forward-thinking twist. Luxurious tradition fused with modern sophistication creating a magnetic attraction.” —Alexandra Monet, perfumer