Review after the jump I've had the chance to try this new scent from Elizabeth Arden that was launched this year. Pretty Hot is the sexier, sultrier version of Pretty, the sweet floral scent launched in 2009. Pretty Hot is described as mesmerizing, alluring, sultry. Its heart is the scent of...

It seems crazy, but when Parfums International launched White Diamonds in the fall of 1991, it was the first time a celebrity had released a second feminine fragrance. Elizabeth Taylor Passion for Women (1987) and Passion for Men had already hit the market. Parfums International broke new...

After all, it is the fragrance dreams are made of. Your Vanity-Before it was all the rage for celebrities to endorse and/or have their own fragrance, there was White Diamonds. Synonymous with old Hollywood glamour, grace and style– everything that Elizabeth Taylor was. I used to try and...

by devoting a fragrance to her mother's memory: it is a spicy floral chypre titled Mon Parfum Chéri par Camille and its composition includes Indonesian patchouli, iris, violet, plum, and heliotropin. Mon Parfum Chéri par Camille is partially inspired by a vintage solid perfume from Annick...

Overall, this fragrance is a clever twist on the classic cologne idea. It would feel especially refreshing in hot weather, and it could be worn by men or women. Black Cat, another fragrance from Kittylicious line, offers a sense of "mystery and enchantment" while smelling "like fun, sexy,...

A huge pearl once worn by European royalty and last owned by Hollywood actress Elizabeth Taylor sold for a record $11.84 million at a blockbuster auction in New York on Tuesday. "La Peregrina," depicted in art works over the centuries and coveted by kings and queens, was bought for Taylor by...

Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry collection wasn't just full of gorgeous baubles — some of her pieces have some serious history. Exhibit A: the La Peregrina pearl. The 55.95-carat pearl was originally acquired by King Phillip II of Spain in 1582, and was subsequently passed down through the...

the House of Taylor was limited to White Diamonds's grande dame aldehydic floral and Black Pearls's delightfully trashy peach and black patent leather. Given these extremes, what could Forever Elizabeth smell like? A delicate composition of violets, jasmine and musk, that's what. If White...

While Robin has been trying and reviewing Nuit Etoilée, the newest fragrance release from Annick Goutal, I've been revisiting Goutal's La Violette this week. La Violette was developed by perfumer Isabelle Doyen and was originally released in 2001. It has come and gone from the Goutal catalogue...

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's Elizabeth and James brand will launch two fragrances for women, Nirvana White and Nirvana Black, in December. Nirvana White ~ a musky floral fragrance with peony, muguet and musk. Developed by perfumer Honorine Blanc. Nirvana Black ~ a sensual woody scent with...

 

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