blended, blatantly aiming to appeal to every human on earth), I'm grateful when a solid, good-smelling fragrance appears amidst the junk. I love the weirdo scents, the "characters," the one-of-a-kind perfumes, but they are becoming rare. (We need a whole new crop of fragrance notes, don't we?...

A promotional photo from Rihanna's Reb'l Fleur. Photo: Courtesy Reb'l Fleur • With Rihanna hoping to sell more bottles of Reb'l Fleur (the singer's first fragrance) when it launches on Jan. 25, expect to see video ads on billboards, online, and in movie theaters. Whew! { Fashionista } •...

Santal Massoïa is the tenth fragrance in the Hermessence Collection from Hermès, and like the others, was developed by house perfumer Jean-Claude Ellena. Unless you're new to the collection, you probably already have some idea of what to expect, that is, you know not to expect Santal Massoïa...

As always, when fragrance is layered with an ancillary product, the scent gets extra locked in and lingers; a shimmering body lotion is available to hydrate the skin and highlight the scent. A unique addition to the fragrance launch is a Le Rouge-inspired makeup collection, with a lipstick,...

newest fragrances this season --- Wildbloom Rouge for women and Wildblue Noir for men The restaurant/gallery was located at the 5th floor and it was indeed an enticing place to relax, unwind and chat with old and new friends. I got the meet the stars of the night. Wildbloom Rouge is...

, feminine, flowers and fruit of Santal Blanc(now residing in exclusivity, in Paris, smart thing!) is an open slot for a perfect Serge Lutens sandalwood perfume. (Or at least a sandalwood with charm, balance and a carefree attitude.) When I heard Lutens was releasing a new sandalwood...

Ever since our Drakkar Noir days in high school failed to garner us the attention we desired, we have not been quick to wet ourselves with fragrances. So word of a new smell from Lacoste is not head-turning news. Still, this one promises a "dynamic, masculine, fresh and spicy scent based on a...

Niche line X-Ray Profumo, which debuted earlier this year with Delirium, Morpine and Resurrextion, has added two more fragrances to the line: Plastique and Lacquered Rose. Plastique (shown) ~ with vinyl accord, tuberose, olibanum and amber. Lacquered Rose ~ "Inspired by the tradition and...

the past year I have fallen in love with products from the brand Rouge Bunny Rouge. When I received the new Fragrance called Incantation by Rouge Bunny Rouge, after the first spritz, I knew it was perfect for our weekly Perfume Party, this week your invite to the Perfume Party | in the Secret...

Hand-touched embellishments and a tempting tranquil fragrance make Lotus Santal a perfect collection to give—or savor. Sultry floral notes of cocoa orchid and red lotus swirl through layers of exotic plum wood, patchouli, and spicy touches of clove bud. Creamy amber and sandalwood create a...

 

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