's partner, who didn't want to wear traditional fragrance: Since McClain couldn't convince her low-maintenance, bearded partner to sport fragrance in general (let alone her own creations), she began a personal project for him, culminating in Dude No.1, the first fragrance devoted to subtly...

Savann (shown) ~ a fresh fragrance; "exuding the warm freshness of mango, water lily, lotus and musk, Savann is inspired by a child McClain met while volunteering at an orphanage". Amara ~ a woody fragrance; "a luxurious scent of Kampot pepper, jasmine sambac, incense and Kambodi Oud;...

Iconic lifestyle brand Juicy Couture introducesViva La Juicy Noir, a sensual olfactive interpretation of the US top-ten prestige fragrance,Viva La Juicy. Launching in U.S. Prestige stores and the UK in July 2013 and other worldwide Prestige doors in August 2013,Viva La Juicy Noir is a limited...

Niche fragrances don't need to be self-consciously weird, or to ramble on endlessly about "luxury" and exclusivity, to capture my attention, and I don't recommend them to others for those reasons. Instead, there's a lot to be said for simple beauty, especially when it's promoted and packaged...

" MCMC Fragrances Love and Phoenix are available in 9 ml Perfume Oil or 50 ml Eau de Parfum. They can be ordered at the MCMC fragrances website. (via press release)

From MCMC Fragrances, a candle in the Dude No. 1 scent: "Dude No. 1 is inspired by the man in my life. With notes of Virginia cedarwood, sandalwood, coriander and pink peppercorn. This candle is hand-poured in Brooklyn, with a blend of soy, vegetable and beeswax, and a 100% cotton wick....

The fragrance was fresh and young and still beautiful and feminine and they thought I was the perfect person for it. I just got so touched by it. It smells beautiful and I love roses. It's such an honor to have a fragrance created off of who I am. This is a huge career highlight for you!...

Tomorrow, Jessica will have a review of a few scents from MCMC Fragrances. Next week, Angie will be reviewing some mass market favorites. Today, we're thinking about fragrances that work well in public settings. More specifically, we've had requests for appropriate fragrances for those...

The Italian fashion house Dior launches a new fragrance, Hypnotic Poison Eau Secrete, a new edition to its famous Dior Hypnotic perfume. The gorgeous actress Melanie Laurent is the face of the fragrance. The fragrance opens with the notes of Sicilian mandarin, orange and Calabria bergamot....

Last year, in a review of two new releases from MCMC Fragrances, I expressed the wish that I could steer perfume-shoppers towards good quality fruity-floral fragrances from niche brands. Sarah Horowitz is another example of this type. Perfect Bliss, like Coconut Milk and its other...

 

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