Aaliyah is getting her own fragrance.
Perfume purveyor Xyrena announced that they have collaborated with with Diane and Rashad Haughton, Aaliyah’s mother and brother, to make an official scent in memory of the late singer.
“I grew up with Aaliyah’s music,” said Xyrena CEO Killian Wells. “As a huge fan, this is a very personal release for me and my company. We set out to create a fragrance to be cherished by Aaliyah’s fans and also introduce her to a new generation.”
According to Xyrena’s website, the “unisex fragrance leans masculine, a nod to Aaliyah’s favored men’s scents that fall in line with her sexy tomboy image. The formula is a hue of black, Aaliyah’s favorite color. Aaliyah by Xyrena contains base notes of vanilla, sandalwood, amber, and jasmine; middle notes of black pepper, violet and leather; with top notes of mint, lavender and mandarin.” Word.
Said Rashad Haughton via press release: “It has been wonderful working with Xyrena to create an incredible fragrance that embodies the beauty, mystery, and creativity that my sister infused into every aspect of her life.”
Aaliyah by Xyrena costs $64, with five percent of sales going to the Aaliyah Memorial Fund. Xyrena will start shipping the fragrance out sometime in October.