unisex fragrance inspired by Sicily, next month: This fragrance was a challenge to the husband and wife team behind Eau d'Italie, Marina Sersale and Sebastian Alvarez; could they create a fragrance using classic Italian notes like bitter orange and basil, yet remain faithful to Eau...

Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Fresh ~ perfume review Posted by Robin on 8 February 2011 Daisy Eau So Fresh is the latest from Marc Jacobs , and it's reportedly going for a younger audience than the original (and very popular) Marc Jacobs Daisy . Daisy, which came out in 2007 (time flies!) had a...

Au Lac happens to have excellent staying power for an Eau de Toilette: I could still catch a distinct breath of scent on my wrist after an eight-hour workday. It feels especially suitable for spring and summer, and would transition nicely (perhaps with a slight touching-up) from daytime to...

Eau d'Italie's fragrance names are in French (Perché? Do more people know how to pronounce French than Italian? Are French titles more "perfume-y"?) Eau d'Italie also uses a French perfumer, Bertrand Duchaufour, to create many of its fragrances, and I've enjoyed (almost) all of his Eau...

All the same, it doesn't hurt to try, right? Here are a few more unrelated quickie perfume reviews. Ed Hardy Born Wild Ed Hardy's fourth fragrance for women, Born Wild, is just what you'd expect — a sweet-ish, middle-of-the-road fruity floral in their signature tattoo-inspired packaging....

Italian niche line Eau d'Italie will launch Un Bateau Pour Capri, a powdery fresh floral fragrance inspired by the famous guests — Grace Kelly, Liz Taylor and Jackie Kennedy — of the owner's Positano hotel, Le Sirenuse. Un Bateau Pour Capri was developed by perfumer Jacques Cavallier; notes...

. By Kilian Love And Tears (Surrender) is available in 50 ml Eau de Parfum ($225, or $125 for a refill). A 30 ml Travel Spray is also sold ($155 for the silver atomizer, or $70 for a refill). Note: top image is Jasminum sambac ‘Grand Duke of Tuscany' by scott.zona at flickr ; some rights...

Cartier Baiser Volé is available in 30, 50 ($100) and 100 ($145) ml Eau de Parfum, 30 ml Parfum and in matching body products. In the US, it is reportedly exclusive to Nordstrom until September. Note: top image is gentle curve by yugoQ at flickr; some rights reserved. 1. First quote...

perfume dislikes turned to likes over the years. I must have been in the minority back in 1998 when Déclaration Eau de Toilette was released because it's been successful and spawned flanker after flanker. At this moment, there are four Déclaration formulas for sale. Original Déclaration...

< Note: regular readers of Now Smell This, at least, those that don't skip all the celebrity perfume reviews, have already read this story so many times that a summary should suffice: Fame is exactly what any long-time watcher of the celebrity fragrance market would have expected it to be: a...

 

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