I mentioned this in the earlier Penelopé Pussycat post, but I’ve been meaning to use Pepé for a long time. It seems fitting he should be placed on a fragrance bottle of some sort.
Now having a skunk on a fragrance bottle might be a huge turn-off for the unknowing consumer. For those who do know Pepé, this imagery is more about personality than odor. It is about romance, confidence, determination, and persistence. Maybe some obliviousness as well.
Given the choice, I’d love to pick something like this up over a can of AXE spray, for instance. This Pepé bottle is charming, whereas the AXE brand is horrific in it’s overall identity.
I did find this one item available online, which depicts Pepé and Penelopé on a perfume bottle. It’s nice but I think a more manly item is needed, something that can reside in the men’s grooming section by the CK and BRUT and all those fancy brands.
Here is the logo, though it can be given any name. A few alternates: Chase, Allo Darleeng, and Resist-a-Moi.
I was just looking at the bottle mockup above – and this was completely unintentional – but Pepé’s tail is aimed at the bottle opening. It’s like the source of the fragrance. Clever placement, but accidental I assure you!