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File this under “things that seem really inappropriate for the times we live in yet still exist”: the sugar baby/sugar daddy dating site Arrangement.com just dropped a collection of fragrances geared toward its very specific audience. It’s called “The Essence of Sugar Dating.”
First off, we have the Sugar Drop line, featuring Filthy Rich, Billionaire Baby, and Sweet Hustle. Top notes of condom wrapper and champagne? Sorta! In the press release, Filthy Rich is described like so: “Reminiscent of the most memorable nights, the bright and robust Filthy Rich combines powerful hints of berry and sea splash with an undertone of freshly printed money.” The other two smell like a “hint of fine leather goods” and “the most expensive chocolate-covered fruit.”
For the gentlemen, we have the Papa-Gâteau Collection. I don’t speak French, but Google Translate tells me that translates to “Papa Cake,” which somehow sounds even more disgusting than “sugar daddy.” The scents on offer are Opulence, NSA (which stands for “no strings attached” — you can be excused, in light of recent headlines, for thinking it meant “National Security Agency”), and Liquid Asset. “A sexy, fresh, and aquatic aroma with bergamot, neroli, and tangerine, Opulence combines notes of rosemary and jasmine on a woody — err, woodsy — base.” That’s it, I’m not reading any of the other descriptions to you.
The fragrances cost $99 and are thus far only available on pre-order for Arrangement members only — a rep for the site says there are 200,000 members currently.
“Cash has a distinct smell, and some people are better than others at sniffing out potential mates who have it,” Andrea Johnson, Arrangement’s chief marketing officer, said in a release. “Our scents undeniably capture the seductive fragrance of wealth, and the desire for it, so sugar babies and daddies can simply follow their nose to their next arrangement.” Arrangement is taking a huge risk here, isn’t it? If people start wearing this stuff in the wild, they won’t need to go online to find each other.