212 Vip Black Cologne by Carolina Herrera 6.8 oz Eau De Parfum Spray for Men. Created by anna flipo and carlos benaim, 212 vip black was launched by the carolina herrera line in 2017. The sweetly spicy, yet musky fragrance is sophisticated and masculine. Sweet top notes of absinthe, anise and fennel blend seamlessly into the slight floral middle note of lavender. Base notes of vanilla and musk add a touch of elegance to this long-lasting cologne. The unique blend of ingredients is perfect for the modern man who loves a classic scent.