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Celebrate Saks' Fragrance Floor With Ten Days of Scent Events

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A look at the redesign. Photo courtesy of Saks.
A look at the redesign. Photo courtesy of Saks.

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On Thursday, Saks Fifth Avenue will debut its revamped Fragrance Floor: "a new world of exploration for fragrance aficionados" within the department store's beauty area on the ground level. The space is anchored by a Fragrance Bar and surrounded by ten shop-in-shops from brands including Le Labo, Diptyque, Hermes, Chanel, and Kilian.

In celebration of the launch, Saks will kick of a ten-day fragrance bash, beginning this Thursday with a special gift given for the first 500 scent-buying customers. After the jump, details for each day's events.

Penhaligon's: Thursday, September 26
The American Ballet Theatre will be dancing in a surprise performance throughout the new space in celebration of Penhaligon's latest ballet-inspired fragrance, Iris Prima.

Le Labo: Friday, September 27
Le Labo founder Fabrice Penot will be personally snapping Polaroids with customers and hand-mixing fragrances on-site using fresh ingredients.

Carven: Saturday, September 28
Customers will take away spectacular floral bouquets inspired by the French design house's signature scent and conjured up live by master florists as a gift with purchase.

Acqua di Parma: Sunday, September 29
An interactive display will allow customers to experience firsthand how Acqua di Parma candles are crafted from start to finish.

Cartier: Monday, September 30
Commemorate the re-launch of Le Baisier du Dragon and receive a key for a chance to win a gift when you unlock the Cartier jewel box.

Diptyque: Tuesday, October 1
Three limited-edition candles typically only sold in Diptyque boutiques—Cannelle, Chene, Tilleul and Aubepine—will be available at Saks; customers will receive complimentary gift wrapping with any purchase.

Creed: Wednesday, October 2
A retrospective of Creed's "Seven Generations" of fragrance will include a timeline featuring a notable fragrance from each generation in the brand's rich history.

Bond No. 9 New York: Thursday, October 3
In celebration of its 10th Anniversary at Saks Fifth Avenue, Bond No. 9 will be hosting a cocktail hour in the brand's new shop.

Kilian: Friday, October 4
Creator Kilian Hennessy will be offering one-on-one fragrance consultations, from 2pm to 6pm.

Jo Malone: Saturday, October 5
A Jo Malone artist will craft one-of-a-kind watercolor paintings live on its boxes and as a gift with purchase, customers will receive a gorgeous display of pink peonies.
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