Topics :: fragrance

Olfactory Pleasures in New Orleans: Avery Fine Perfumery

By Mark Thompson | Tuesday Jun 11, 2013
Recently, Avery Fine Perfumery opened the doors of its first American outpost in New Orleans. The store, located at 527 St. Joseph Street in the Warehouse District, is an interactive perfumery and features an "aviary" theme.

Katy Perry’s New Smells

Wednesday Dec 5, 2012
Katy Perry is adding some new scents to her perfume line. The singer and songwriter is to develop a line of signature scents with beauty company Coty Inc.

Him and Him and Her and Her Holiday Gift Guide 2012

By Mark Thompson | Tuesday Nov 20, 2012
This year, instead of waiting until the last minute and ducking into a drug store for a case of Altoids and a bow, pause and reflect upon the people on your gift list. Then reward them with your thoughtfulness.

Aedes de Venustas Introduces Signature Candle

Saturday Oct 6, 2012
Perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour designed the candle scent of deep green and powerful dark notes imbued with incense and ganja.

Lady Gaga Launches Perfume From Inside Bottle

By MESFIN FEKADU | Tuesday Sep 18, 2012
Lady Gaga launched her debut perfume while being inside a giant-sized perfume bottle.The avant garde pop star was in a large bottle - a replica of her "Fame" fragrance - appearing in the transparent glass where attendees took photos.

Summer Edition of Elements Showcase Generates Record Sales

Friday Sep 14, 2012
Dubbed the "Art Basel of the fragrance world," Elements Showcase is a tradeshow with the ambiance of an art fair, dedicated to presenting the world’s best brands across all apothecary categories.

Elements Showcase 2012: Fragrance Fantasyland

By Mark Thompson | Thursday Aug 23, 2012
If names like Patou, Worth, Cire Trudon, Santa Maria Novella, and Lalique set your heart beating faster, then the biannual Elements Showcase, which takes place in Manhattan in August and January of each year, is every perfume fanatic’s fantasyland.

Late Summer Host/ess Gift Guide

By Mark Thompson | Wednesday Aug 22, 2012
If you’ve a friend fortunate enough to have secured a summer sanctuary and if you’re fortunate enough to have secured a weekend invitation, then at least have the decency to arrive with a host/ess gift - and without a list of demands.

Fragrance Finds: The Smell of Confidence

By Mark Thompson | Thursday Jul 26, 2012
What’s more sexy than confidence? You can smell it across the room, pulling you closer like a subliminal aphrodisiac. Confidence is knowing that fragrance is non-gendered - no matter what the marketers want you to believe.

Avon Taps Bon Jovi for New Unplugged Fragrances

By SAMANTHA CRITCHELL | Friday Jul 6, 2012
Jon Bon Jovi is going Unplugged in a bottle. Avon Products Inc. announced that the 50-year-old rock star is the company’s newest celebrity fragrance partner.