Whether you prefer subtle floral notes or rich, sumptuous exotic scents, there is a new perfume out there for you. Kate Hilpern rounds up the most fabulous fragrances
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Friday 10 February 2012
Sunday 15 January 2012
Despite the protagonist's years of suffering, this evocative prison story is a testament to the endurance of love and hope
Wednesday 21 December 2011
Burberry is reviewing its 20-plus-year licence with France's Inter Parfums which makes all its fragrance and beauty products.
Saturday 18 June 2011
From Miller Harris to Tom Ford, Beth Dadswell picks sexy scents and classic perfumes for men and women
Friday 03 June 2011
When it appeared on screens earlier this year, the BBC's adaptation of Michel Faber's 2002 novel, The Crimson Petal and the White won an army of fans.
Friday 20 May 2011
Leah Capaldi's performance piece involves two actors at a time (one female, one male), who will each be sprayed with a whole bottle of Chanel Allure or Allure Pour Homme. They will walk among visitors at The Tramshed in London, as part of an exhibition of work, by this year's five shortlisted artists for The Catlin Art Prize – taken from The Catlin Guide, an annual survey of the 40 most promising art graduates.
Tuesday 03 May 2011
Saturday 30 October 2010
Monday 27 September 2010
Chosen by Harriet Walker
Carola Long: The most interesting fragrances are those that also offer a conduit to years of social history'
Saturday 11 September 2010
Much is made of perfume's Proustian properties; its ability to teleport the wearer back into their memories. However, the most interesting fragrances don't just offer a conduit to our own personal past – to hosing ourselves down with Body Shop White Musk, for example – but to years of social history.
Monday 06 September 2010
Chosen by Gemma Hayward
Sunday 25 July 2010
What does Jennifer Aniston smell of, do you suppose? Gin and cat food? Despair? Perhaps, if I really wanted to know, I ought to have got myself to Harrods last week, where Hollywood's eternal singleton was launching her eau du parfum, Lolavie.
Friday 18 June 2010
Katie Price has ordered a "full report" into allegations of low wages paid to Indian workers making bottles for her perfume.
Monday 22 March 2010
Chosen by Carola Long
Sunday 13 December 2009
So pungent are the odours which waft from these pages that one almost expects to find a hidden capsule of perfume smuggled inside, but credit is instead due to the authors' evocative and vivid writing style, convincing us that perfume isn't a science but an art. Never again will you be able to walk past a perfume counter with quite the same nonchalance.
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