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A quick & cute ad for See by Chloé Eau Fraîche.

Online fragrance shopping

New at beautyhabit: Les Parfums de Rosine Majalis & Vivee La Mariee. New at macys: Dolce by Dolce & Gabbana, John Varvatos Artisan Acqua. New at neimanmarcus: Laura Mercier Verbena Infusion. New at nordstrom: Bond no. 9 Hudson Yards...

Roads ~ new niche line

Roads is the new Dublin-based niche line of Danielle Ryan. They debut with 10 fragrances: Bitter End, Clockwork, Cloud 9, Graduate 1954, Harmattan, Lights, Neon, Supernova, This Weekend and White Noise...

Comme des Garcons + Serpentine Galleries Serpentine ~ new fragrance

Comme des Garçons will launch Serpentine, a new unisex fragrance developed in conjunction with Serpentine Galleries in London...

A public nuisance

The Irwindale City Council has voted unanimously to declare the spicy smell of Sriracha hot sauce production a public nuisance. Once the council adopts an expected official resolution at its next meeting, hot sauce maker Huy Fong Foods will have about 90 days to mitigate the odor, which residents say burns their eyes and throats […]

Mandarina Duck Black Extreme ~ new fragrance

Mandarina Duck has launched Black Extreme, a new oriental fougère fragrance for men. Black Extreme follows the brand's Pure Black and Cool Black scents.

French Lover by Pierre Bourdon for Frederic Malle 2007

Perfume PosseFrench Lover by Pierre Bourdon for Frederic Malle 2007 Hey there Perfume Posse, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies finding some samples in a little baggie hiding in my cupboard I have brought them forth ad we can smell them together. Show More Summary

Grandiflora Magnolia Grandiflora Sandrine & Magnolia Grandiflora Michel ~ fragrance reviews

I grew up in Virginia, and I wonder if there’s a state with more magnolia grandiflora trees? (Mississippi...Alabama...Louisiana...South Carolina...I know you have your share!) When I think back, it seems every house, regal or modest, every college campus, farm, mall, gas station, had its own magnolia tree…or trees. Show More Summary

Dunhill Desire Black ~ new fragrance

Dunhill has launched Desire Black, a new fragrance for men. Desire Black is a flanker to 2000's Dunhill Desire, and is apparently unrelated to 2008's Dunhill Black...

Two from Guerlain

First up, a 1980s commercial for Mitsouko. Below the jump, a 1985 ad for Guerlain Derby. Both in French.

Online fragrance shopping

New at beautyhabit: L'Artisan Jour de Fete, Olivine Bluebird, Jao Inscental. New at bonton: Bvlgari Omnia Indian Garnet, Jimmy Choo Exotic, Thierry Mugler Alien Eau Extraordinaire, Boucheron Place Vendome, Ed Hardy Love Is..., Versace Bright Crystal Absolu. New at (UK): Cartier La Panthere, Giorgio Armani Eau de Nuit, Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb La Vie […]

Jean Paul Gaultier Classique Intense ~ new fragrance

Jean Paul Gaultier will launch Classique Intense in July. The new fragrance for women is a variation on 1993's Classique...

4711 Wunderwasser ~ new fragrances

Mäurer & Wirtz have launched 4711 Wunderwasser, a new fragrance duo for their 4711 brand. Other recent launches from 4711 include 2013's Pink Pepper & Grapefruit...

Iceberg Tender White ~ new fragrance

Italian sportswear house Iceberg has launched Iceberg Tender White, a new fragrance for women. Iceberg Tender White is a flanker to 2013's Iceberg White...

ERH1012 Dead of Night ~ new fragrance

Dead of Night is the debut fragrance from niche line ERH1012, founded by Elizabeth Gaynes. The brand will focus on limited edition "artisanal" perfumes, working with creative director Helena Christensen and perfumer Christophe Laudamiel...

More Musings from …

Perfume PosseMore Musings from … …hey, guess what?  it’s BRUNO!  Hi, everybody!!!   You all look phenomenal!!!!  Yep.  I can see you alll!  I can see! My mom took me for my CBC on Monday.  Everybody cried.  Except me.  I just stood there,...Show More Summary

Serge Lutens Laine de Verre ~ fragrance review

Serge Lutens made a reasonable enough showing in our latest poll on scrubbers (as did most major brands, mind you). Contenders included Iris Silver Mist (those people are obviously crazy), Jeux de Peau (surely a love-it-or-hate-it fragrance), Arabie, Fille en Aiguilles, and the subject of today's review, the new Laine de Verre. Show More Summary

Masaki Matsushima Mat; Limited ~ new fragrance

Japanese designer Masaki Matsushima has launched Mat; Limited, a new fragrance for women. Mat; Limited is a flanker to 2000's Mat;...

Tommy Bahama Compass ~ new fragrance

Tommy Bahama has launched Compass, the brand's latest fragrance for men. The brand introduced Tommy Bahama for Her and Tommy Bahama for Him in 2013...

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