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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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Fresh air

Before the week is out...Buy this

JAPANESE DESIGNER Issey Miyake is nothing if not inventive, and his Eau d'Issey 2-in-1 travel kit for men looks as good as it smells. This interlocking eau de toilette and alcohol-free deodorant combines futuristic styling with minimalist practicality that should prove popular with design darlings who simply must travel light.

Perfume `a threat' to deer

ALL PERFUMES should be labelled with their contents to stop the widespread slaughter of musk deer for their scent pods, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) says in a report it will release today.

Merchant agrees offer for de Gruchy

Merchant agrees offer for de Gruchy

Hands up everyone who got perfume for Christmas

NEW YEAR'S resolution number one: shut up. Not you; me. And I don't mean this stuff. This stuff is all right; I mean it'll do, there's a purpose to it, it's for something: it takes your mind off your troubles for a few minutes and puts food on my table. Words into bread: the miracle of printing.

Mmm, smells like Christmas

If alcohol doesn't get you in the mood, try perfume.

Shopping: Check It Out - Les Senteurs perfumery course

IT IS generally well-known that Audrey Hepburn enjoyed a splash of L' Interdit by Givenchy, and that Gloria Swanson would spritz herself with Narcisse Noire by Caron, but less well-known is that Rebecca Thompson of Battersea wears Habanita by Molinard or that Susan Murch of Glasgow has a penchant for Poison.

ICI profits slump 50% as debt proves hard to shift

IMPERIAL CHEMICAL Industries, the troubled chemical giant, painted a dismal picture of its business yesterday as it revealed a collapse in profit and dampened hopes of a near-term reduction in its debt mountain.

Down the plughole

Is It Worth It?: Jean Patou's luxury foaming shower gel brought little Joy to Susannah Conway, but chocolate bodywash was bliss

Fashion: What does an Armani wearer smell like? Beige, of course

You're designing the ultimate personal scents for modern men and women. There are more aspects to consider than you might think. By Belinda Morris

Guerlain, the master of perfume, shot by raiders

JEAN-PAUL GUERLAIN, one of the world's leading perfumers, was shot and wounded yesterday by a gang of masked raiders who pillaged his chateau west of Paris.

Perfume Shop performs sweetly for Marchant

MERCHANT Retail Group, which owns the Perfume Shop, yesterday unveiled a 54 per cent rise in pre-tax profits as turnover jumped 37 per cent, producing record results.
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