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...

Smelled up close, L'Eau Froide is an enjoyable twist on a unisex summer fragrance, and it probably has enough heft to take it into spring or fall as well. It's clean, but it isn't as relentlessly clean as L'Eau Serge Lutens. Still, from a distance, the early stages teeter dangerously close...

David Yurman Limited Edition can be found now at Saks Fifth Avenue, $250 for 75 ml, concentration unknown. (via saksfifthavenue) * per Clarins, the official name of this fragrance is David Yurman Limited Edition. It was "Inspired by the mystery and allure of the Middle East", and...

First, pop over toGrain de Musc and read Carmen's review and the background on the carnation and Serge's ideas for this creation, t — okay, all of which I didn't know. I've always loved the little carnation – its spiciness, persistence, the dogged way it permeates everything around it. That...

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...

This particular blush is Limited edition so as much as you want to save up to grab this, you may as well grab it now or it will be gone forever! This blusher comes in 2 of Happy Skin's famous Shut Up And Kiss Me lippie shades --- Just Peachy and Bride-To-Be! Happy Skin Limited Edition...

I personally like an open-faced sandalwood fragrance in my perfume 'arsenal' and Santal Majuscule doesn't qualify. Still, I enjoyed wearing Santal Majuscule and recommend it to those who want an "ornamented" sandalwood fragrance...accent on the ornaments, not the santal. Serge Lutens Santal...

Of the four fragrances in the new limited edition Floral Curiosities collection at Anthropologie (all of them created by niche perfume line Ineke), Poet's Jasmine was the one that most sparked my interest. No surprise there — I love jasmine. There are times that I wish jasmine would replace...

" Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan is available in 50 ml Eau de Parfum ($120); for buying information, see the listing for Serge Lutens under Perfume Houses. *1993, Christopher Sheldrake perfumer; notes: oregano, bay leaf, coriander, myrtle, angelica root, amber (sandalwood, patchouli, benzoin,...

In the base, Cuir Fétiche's leather is joined by amber, rich but not cloying, and birch. Though Cuir Fétiche does not achieve (and maybe isn't aiming for) originality, I enjoy it from start to finish. If you need a new leather perfume, or want a "tougher" Cuir de Russie-type fragrance, give...

 

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