We continue to pay tribute to great American perfumes, and their creators. All were pioneers in their day and brought to perfumery their distinctive style. Their fragances have become legendary, worn by discerning men and women throughout the world. Helena Rubenstein and Elizabeth Arden (L) Helena Rubenstein and Elizabeth Arden had a rivalry that was so cut throat; they have turned it into a Broadway musical “War Paint”. They never met but absolutely hated each other. They were both immigrants, arriving to this country in the early 1900s. When they began their careers,
Hey everyone! It's time again for another edition of Fragrances of the Zodiac. We're a tad late this month but don't worry! It's not too late to get the Cancer in your life the perfect fragrance for them, based on their zodiac sign. Cancers are sensitive souls, who often love art, a good meal, and deep, caring emotional connections. Unlike the dark and intense Scorpio later in the year, a Cancer as a water sign is a little more of a homebody or a homemaker — think the stereotypical Mom friend. They're
When most people think of Fragrance they associate great scents with the French. The USA has a long history in perfumery from the early part of the 20th century to the present.
Last month, I gave you some suggestions for scents suited for people born under the Zodiac sign of Taurus. This month, I'm back with some suggestions for Geminis! Gemini gets a bit of a bad rap among the Zodiac signs — people call Geminis indecisive, two-faced, and flighty, but often, they're quite wrong. The thing about this sign is that Geminis are air signs, ruled by the planet Mercury. This makes them talkative, intellectual, and often innocent. The sign is represented by a pair of twins, and often, Geminis feel
From the first Eau de Cologne created by Italian Jean-Maria Farina as a tribute to his birthplace in Cologne Germany, Colognes have been popular through the ages.
The Best Mother’s Day and Father’s Day fragrances that suit your special Mom and Dad
Hey everyone! Last month, I talked about perfumes and colognes that can be associated with the zodiac sign Aries. Well, last Thursday, the sun transitioned from the constellation Aries to the next sign in the Zodiac, Taurus the Bull. I have a lot of Taurian folks in my life, so I can definitely say that these folks make great, steadfast friends, and have a taste for high quality things in life. As such, I can recommend only the best in return. If you have a friend or loved one whose
Your garden may not be blooming yet, but April is the perfect month to wear floral fragrances that will remind you of the warmer days ahead.
With the start of spring, the traditional Zodiac calendar turns over to the sun sign of Aries. The first sign of the Zodiac, Aries people are known for being visionaries and leaders in their fields — people like Thomas Jefferson (who, fun fact, shares my birthday!), Russell Crowe, Marc Jacobs, Emma Watson, and Céline Dion — and for being somewhat combative. Fragrances that suit Aries people are often as sharp and intense as we are, so here’s a selection of fragrances that would make great birthday presents for the Aries
With the first signs of spring, we turn to the color green. In fact for 2017 Pantone© the leading color authority in the world has chosen Greenery© as the Color of The Year