by Sixteen92 (USA)
CD/ Perfumer: Claire Baxter
Fragrance House: In-House Production
Release Date: 05/2016 (Source: Brand documents)
Finalist Category: Artisan, 2017
Bruise Violet is a retro-modern lipstick and iris floral that captures classic vintage elegance with a wink of youthful rebellion. It was originally released with a collection of fragrances inspired by the Riot Grrrl movement of the early '90s.
Bruise Violet - Red lipstick accord, dusting powder, white iris, violet leaf, Damascus & Bulgarian rose, red grapefruit zest
Sixteen92 is a small-batch fragrance house based in historic Fort Worth, Texas. Founded in 2014 by Claire Baxter, who left a career in advertising to pursue a love of fragrance, Sixteen92's collections are predominately inspired by history, literature and lore. A classically-trained opera singer, Claire uses her foundation in music theory as a launching point for building fragrance accords.