Burberry Unveils Hero, Riccardo Tisci’s First Fragrance for the Brand

LONDON — Burberry is launching a new men’s fragrance with Coty known as Hero, and the campaign features actor Adam Driver photographed by Mario Sorrenti.

Hero is the next major fragrance to start given that Coty acquired the Burberry license in 2017, and follows a top-marketing women’s fragrance known as Burberry Her.

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The most up-to-date juice is Burberry chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci’s very first for the model. Tisci claimed making a fragrance “is these types of a own and personal course of action, and I in particular felt this for Burberry Hero.”

Tisci stated he required the fragrance to “encapsulate modern masculinity, to play on the essence of primal human and animal instincts. I am so thrilled to have labored with Adam Driver. He has outstanding depth in articulating what masculinity means today — how energy can be subtle, and feelings can empower.”

Driver also seems in the film, which was shot by Jonathan Glazer, and demonstrates the actor horseback riding and communing with mother nature. FKA Twigs has provided the film’s soundtrack, a song named “Two Weeks.”

Adam Driver in the Hero campaign, photographed by Mario Sorrenti. - Credit: Image Courtesy of Burberry/Mario Sorrenti

Adam Driver in the Hero marketing campaign, photographed by Mario Sorrenti. – Credit rating: Graphic Courtesy of Burberry/Mario Sorrenti

Picture Courtesy of Burberry/Mario Sorrenti

Hero is made up of bergamot, juniper and black pepper, with cedarwood at its coronary heart. It will start on Aug. 2, alongside with a few grooming products and solutions — aftershave balm, hair and overall body wash, and deodorant, all infused with the scent of the eau de toilette. It will be offered on burberry.com, in Burberry shops and via choose retailers, the business claimed.

“Burberry Hero embodies the essence of liberty, transformation and masculine electricity, and with this new pillar fragrance for adult men we are featuring an personal way for our consumers to working experience the sensory levels of our manufacturer,” explained Burberry’s chief govt officer Marco Gobbetti.

Coty CEO Sue Nabi identified as the new fragrance “a attractive idea, revealing and embracing the numerous proportions that exist within all of us. It’s an thought that is especially fitting of this second, and it’s also timeless.”

Nabi additional that with Hero, “Burberry will proceed to be a main pillar of Coty’s status portfolio as we pursue our ambitions to accelerate our luxurious fragrance organization, grow to be a important participant in prestige makeup and increase in China. We quite a great deal take pleasure in the partnership in between this fantastic brand name and Coty.”

For the start in some marketplaces, Coty will be employing digitally enabled touchless fragrance testing products. The gadgets provide merchants accessibility to usage details to enhance solution positioning and customer practical experience. They also aim to decrease fragrance waste, and enhance the lifespan of tester bottles.

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