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...

Eau d'Italie Acqua Decima can be found now at Colette in France, €82 for 100 ml Eau de Toilette. (via colette, additional information via basenotes)

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...

< 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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