Billie Eilish on Launching Her Second Fragrance, Eilish No. 2

The perfume occasion isn’t over for Billie Eilish. The singer simply dropped her second fragrance, Eilish No. 2—a scent impressed by rain, darkness, and all issues eerie. In case you forgot, the 20-year-old star launched her first perfume, Eilish, now lovingly referred to as Eilish No. 1, again in November 2021. Venturing into the world of perfume was an thrilling endeavor for the singer, who has synesthesia, a phenomenon during which one sense could impression one other (her father and brother/collaborator, Finneas, even have it). For instance, when listening to a tune or smelling a sure scent, Eilish might even see a shade. “I simply wish to make so many,” she says with regards to making new fragrances. So we’ll be right here, patiently ready for Eilish No. 3, No. 4., and past. Keep studying for extra from Eilish.Why did you wish to create a second scent, and what had been you hoping to evoke with this new perfume?Your second perfume is all the time such a giant deal. It’s quite a lot of strain. I used to be actually excited by the complete thought of it and fucking stoked out of my thoughts. I wished to have Eilish No. 2, no matter it was gonna be, be very impressed by Eilish the unique, and form of like a yin and yang. Not even the other, however simply, like, a really, very totally different model of it. Eilish may be very heat and candy. It’s heavy, it’s actually cozy. And [with] Eilish No. 2, I wished [it] to really feel type of eerie and darker and mysterious and moist. I actually wished it to really feel like rain and water and woods and bushes and spices. I knew I wished it to be wet-inspired, and type of spicy.How did you describe your thought to the perfume lab at first of the event course of?Even at first, I knew that I wished the water world—that was huge, creatively. I used to be like, “Water, water, water.” It needs to be rain, water, and darkness, and blah, blah, blah. “Let’s attempt it out! Let’s attempt a bunch of issues out which are impressed by Eilish, however that really feel spicy and slightly bit extra gender impartial and probably not as female as Eilish.” I don’t really feel that Eilish was tremendous female, however I wished it even much less female than that. With Eilish, I wished to make it in order that anybody may put on it. But much more so with this one. I wished it to be a unique sibling to Eilish and simply really feel just like the darker, extra sultry sibling.Courtesy of Billie Eilish/Glen LuchfordIf Eilish No. 2 was one among your songs, which one wouldn’t it be?Interesting query. I’ve a tune referred to as “Oxytocin” that feels slightly bit prefer it, however “Oxytocin” is pink in my head, and Eilish No. 2 is metal-colored, like grey. Funnily sufficient, we made one thing not too long ago for Eilish No. 2—spoiler alert. I wished to create slightly factor that goes with Eilish No. 2 that basically highlights the way it feels. And I feel we did that basically effectively. So when individuals hear that, then that can go along with Eilish No. 2.Do you’ve got a tune that you just assume goes with the unique Eilish?In phrases of the way in which that it feels, I’ve a tune referred to as “Listen Before I Go.” It’s very miserable, however the shade of the tune feels very heat and has amber-y tones, which looks like Eilish. If we’re speaking about the way in which the lyrics work, perhaps the songs I’ve referred to as “Halley’s Comet” or “I Love You” work with the heat and the coziness of Eilish.Was there a specific scent that you just keep in mind from rising up that impressed you to make Eilish No. 2?Eilish No. 2 is extra like my current years. One factor from my childhood that impressed this one was that I’ve all the time cherished the odor of a Christmas tree farm and the odor of the wooden and the pine needles, and the sap has all the time actually been a sentimental and superb scent for me. This perfume actually jogs my memory of being at a Christmas tree farm with my household. I don’t assume Eilish No. 2 smells like Christmas, nevertheless it has this sense to it that simply actually jogs my memory of that woodsy household feeling.Eilish No. 2 can be obtainable to buy at in mid-November. Emily Burns is the assistant magnificence editor at ELLE Magazine. When she’s not writing, she’s in all probability consuming an Aperol spritz and cuddling together with her cat (*2*)….or scheming date Pete Davidson.

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