Formosa, the original name of Taiwan, is a new fragrance that extols the beauty, and charm of the island. Its indigenous flowers, fruits, and spices have been blended into a unique fragrance created by one of the World’s top master perfumers. Wear it and live the dream of Formosa.
Taiwan-born Shining Sung, whose family owns Taiwan’s Chi Mei Museum, launches her first fragrance, Formosa, exclusive at Bergdorf’s (New York City).
Created by Honorine Blanc, Formosa, named after the original name of Taiwan, is a new fragrance that extols the beauty, and charm of the island. The floriental composition is formulated with ingredients Indigenous to Taiwan – plum blossom, white peony, black currant, sweet mandarin, labdanum, patchouli – and conceived as a love letter to Sung’s home country.
The unique Art Deco style flacon was designed by Marc Rosen, who is known for his works for Elizabeth Arden (Red Door), Chloé, Fendi, Karl Lagerfeld (KL), Halston, Burberry, Lucien Lelong (Lelong) and Nina Ricci’s L’Air du Temps for their 50th anniversary by Lalique. Mr. Rosen considers the Formosa flacon one of his favorite designs of his career. Mr. Rosen considers the Formosa flacon one of his favorite designs of his career. The flacon design features a carved green faux jade ball closure, atop a bottle that is a sleek crystal clear slice of heavy glass. It combines the charm and authenticity of Formosa with the modern dynamic of Taiwan.
Formosa is available for pre-order (2.5 oz./ 75 ml for $295) exclusive at Bergdorf Goodman’s in the U.S. For more information, come into the beautiful world of Formosa.