212 Vip Black Cologne by Carolina Herrera, Men who want to enjoy a modern, spicy scent can wear 212 Vip Black from Carolina Herrera. This cologne is the perfect way to leave your mark when you enter a room. It is a relatively new fragrance, having been released in 2017.Carolina Herrera first started manufacturing fragrances in 1988, having already spent eight years as a successful fashion brand. The company continued to expand in 2008 with the addition of a new lifestyle brand focusing on home goods. The perfumers who developed 212 Vip Black are Anne Flipo and Carlos Benaim. Flipo has earned the title of Master Perfumer and has worked for International Flavors & Fragrances since 2004. Benaim earned the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the perfumery industry in 2004.