Guerlain's La Petite Robe Noire, the 2009 limited distribution perfume inspired by the wardrobe basic "the little black dress", has been reworked and will be relaunched this spring in general distribution. Guerlain house perfumer Thierry Wasser developed the new version of La Petite Robe...

5 was the first perfume to use aldehydes." I thought perfumer Ernest Beaux developed aldehydes and first used them in No 5. Anyone else remember this? The developer of aldehydes and perfumer of No 5 are one and the same. And if No 5 wasn't the first, does she state what was? The "facts" in...

Perfumer Carlos Benaïm developed White Diamonds. It has top notes of lily and verdi (Italian for "greens"); a heart of rose, narcissus, jasmine, and tuberose; and a base of oakmoss and sandalwood. White Diamonds Eau de Toilette goes on with a burst of soft, round aldehydes giving lift to a

Harrods listed the iconic perfume as "Shalimar by Jade Jagger"! Guerlain house perfumer Thierry Wasser developed the new, vanilla-enriched Shalimar Ode à la Vanille; it includes fragrance notes of lemon, bergamot, rose, jasmine, iris, incense, opoponax, tonka bean and two types of "infused"...

court") also daily perfumed not only their skin but also their clothing, fans and furniture, for perfume was a substitute for soap and water. Having studied the history of perfumery, Anne McClain of MCMC Fragrances creates scents with the past, present, and future in mind, by adding her own...

92; Among the wrong advice: colognes smell exactly the same on paper as on skin; it takes 30 minutes for a perfume to fully develop) Note: As always, thanks to Kevin — I read Allure, he read all the rest!

Tauer Perfumes Zeta will be available in 50 ml Eau de Parfum for around $150. (via press release) Note: Andy Tauer of Tauer Perfumes discussed the development of Zeta in a series of letters to perfumer Mandy Aftel published on Nathan Branch's blog; you can find the last letter (and links...

each person will emit a unique odor through their own perspiration after taking their pill. Lucy writes on her site: "Swallowable Parfum is a digestible scented capsule that emits a unique odor through your own perspiration". A bizarre promotional video has been released by the duo for the...

Continuing the unique scent pairings that perfumer Karine Dubreuil developed for L'Occitane's Collection de Grasse (see earlier review here), she brings us two new fragrances – 'Fleur D'Or & Acacia' for women, reviewed here today, along with 'Cèdre & Oranger' for men. Based on olfactory...

First we heard all about this gray hair pill business, and now we need to discuss the fact that a pill could one day take the place of perfume. Swallowable Parfum is a cosmetic capsule that enables human skin to emit a genetically unique scent about who we are and how we perform our...

 

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