Serge Lutens La Vierge de Fer is proof that to know what something smells like, the perfume's name, description, and marketing materials often aren't enough. Serge Lutens's references to Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, medieval torture devices, and the "essential nature" of lilies probably won't...

Serge Lutens will launch De Profundis, the latest addition to the exclusive range, in September. The fragrance was reportedly inspired by death, and named for an prose letter written by Oscar Wilde in prison. De Profundis is a floral unisex fragrance based on chrysanthemum; other notes...

Like many of the Serge Lutens fragrances, Cuir Mauresque kicks off with a surprising note that offers a freaky insight into the rest of the fragrance. For Tubéreuse Criminelle , for instance, that note smells almost like gasoline, and once you've smelled it you see tuberose a whole...

We could sit here and lightly poke fun at Justin Bieber's new women's fragrance all morning, and we we'd actually entertained the idea of doing just that. But then we asked ourselves, what would be the point? Bieber's new scent Someday is destined to be an olfactory business phenomenon the...

Justin Bieber's new women's fragrance, Someday. Photo: Getty Images/Courtesy of Justin Bieber Someday I love Justin Bieber. Like, to where it's weird and friends don'tmake fun of me because they think it's legitimately unsavory and a poor reflection on them. Maybe it's because there's some...

Nike has a women's soccer-specific campaign called "No Maybe's" planned for the tournament. And as part of the "better for it" campaign, U.S. players Christen Press, Ali Krieger, and Carli Lloyd will be sharing their workout routines on the Nike+ training app. "We truly see this as a great...

Fragrance reviews are silly. Fragrance marketing is even sillier. So from now on, we'll be crowdsourcing our fragrance reviews. Read on to find out what our office thought about the latest sample to land on our desk. What Serge Lutens thinks it smells like: "L'Eau Froide gives you the...

There once was a time when the thought of using anything other than a block of soap in the shower wouldn't have washed with most men. But if you really want to smell great all day long, you can't rely on aftershave alone. Fortunately, modern body washes do well to replicate the scents of...

By Erin - Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 at 11:11am Sean Combs Launches New Women's Fragrance Empress Sean "Diddy" Combs' has announced his newest women's fragrance, EMPRESS, the female counterpart to his number-one selling men's fragrance, I Am King. The second women's fragrance in his...

In 1992 the parfumeur Serge Lutens opened a store in Paris' Jardin du Palais Royal, destination shopping for those—visitors, mostly—seeking his signature cloche ("bell") bottles and the fine fragrances they contained. Displaying a Serge Lutens cloche on one's vanity signified a trip to the...

 

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