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. The topmost notes consist of fennel, anise and absinthe. The heart contains lavender while the base brings the composition to a satisfying close with black vanilla husk and musk.