If you dream of the Empire State, I LOVE NEW YORK by Bond No. 9 will take you there.

Bond No. 9, long known for creating artisanal fragrances, is now – in partnership with the State of New York – launching I LOVE NEW YORK, a perfume collection, whose inspiration is the entire State of New York. It’s about the sum total of New York, a touchstone of dreams throughout the world, which ignites all the senses. From landmark waterfalls and wine trails, to a splendor of cultural icons and a wealth of local food and drink, New York State offers endless surprises and adventure in every corner.

I LOVE NEW YORK for Her - close your eyes and be transported to the sunny blueberry fields in Chautauqua-Allegheny as the scent opens. At its heart it is a pastry gourmand so delectable, you can practically taste the vanilla frosting on top of the cupcakes offered at the New Skete Monastery’s bakery. Yet this scent has a worldly balance, as well, making it as perfect for late-night clubbing in a fluttering, glam top and satin peg-leg jeans as it is for bike-riding through New York State’s national parks in a camisole and shorts. Close your eyes and you will be there!

I LOVE NEW YORK for Him - for fast-paced men who live a multifaceted city lifestyle as well as enjoy all the outdoor adventures of the great state of New York; a fresh scent that invokes New York State’s rivers, lakes, and waterfalls – reminiscent of an aquatic adventure like wild water rafting in the Adirondacks or hiking in Niagara.

I LOVE NEW YORK for All - velvety smooth yet sense-awakening—like a really good and fresh cup of java laden with cream enjoyed after a day outdoors in the Catskills or shopping and dining along the Empire State’s Miracle Mile Americana Manhasset in Long Island.

I LOVE NEW YORK for Earth Day - Like the environmental movement itself, I LOVE NEW YORK for Earth Day is rich in youthful vivaciousness and hope. And like New York, this lush green tuberose is also sophisticated and assured. A stunning floral composed of intoxicating tuberose and lily of the valley – paying homage to New York State’s efforts to conserve the environment and celebrate it in its most beautiful form in botanical gardens and events like the National Garden Festival in Buffalo.

I LOVE NEW YORK for Mothers - True, the Empire State has a well-founded reputation for the rough and tumble adventure (just visit the Daredevil Museum at Niagara Falls!), but we make it a point not to forget its romantic side—of great appeal to that population group known as mothers! New York holds an appeal for every variety of mother: a state full of tea rooms to choose from, hat shops, shoe shops galore, and, in Manhattan, charming hansom cabs and bicycle rickshaw rides; what’s more, New York State offers culinary learning centers in the Hudson Valley and Finger Lakes, jazz festivals in Syracuse and Rochester, and all of Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

I LOVE NEW YORK for Fathers – From John Jacob Astor, fur-trader, to Thomas Edison who set up his company in Corning (Finger Lakes) to blow the first light bulbs, to Louis Armstrong, jazz musician and cultural ambassador – these men are the inspiration for I LOVE NEW YORK for Fathers. It is a sensuous celebration of derring-do. When negotiating Manhattan’s city landscape, an auto show at Albany’s Times Union Center, canoeing around Saranac Lake, or honoring baseball’s greats at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown—this is the scent to wear!

I LOVE NEW YORK for Marriage Equality - New York State: A worldwide leader in commerce, industry, the arts—and, as of July 24, 2011, in promoting love and marriage too. Thanks to the groundbreaking Marriage Equality Act, signed into law by a bipartisan vote on that red-letter date, marriage is now legal for all loving couples throughout the Empire State. As the most populous state in the nation thus far to support marriage equality, we are not only holding some of the most poignant and long-awaited weddings our country—and the world—has ever witnessed, but we are also proudly setting the global pace for universal marriage equality. A fragrance that – like a great marriage - gradually evolves over time.