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.
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.
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
The sails of Cleopatra’s barge were drenched in perfume oils as she made her way down the Nile to meet Mark Antony. The Empress Josephine doused the rooms of Malmaison with her personal scent so that Napoleon could not, would not forget her. At Perfume.com we believe it wasn’t Helen of Troy’s face that launched 1000 ships…it was her perfume. This Valentine’s Day it’s all about kiss and smell. Bulgari Jasmine Noir Jasmine perfumes contain indoles, aroma chemicals that are erotic and narcotic. One of the perfume oils that soaked Cleopatra’s
The famous fashion Coco Chanel once said, “A woman’who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.” So ring in the New Year and make a resolution to wear a new fragrance. Your future will smell wonderful Worth Je Reviens when translated from the French means “I am returning”, symbolizes both the past and the present. Created in 1932, Je Reviens is one of the rare perfumes to focus on narcissus. Sparkling aldehydes and spicy clove meet in a fragrance she will return to again and again. Kick up your heels with Royal
Tick…tock…that’s the sound of the clock reminding you that there are still those hard to please people (and oops, the folks you forgot) on your gift list. Don’t despair; Perfume.com is chock full of great fragrance ideas. Your boss who has been hinting that there just may be a holiday bonus this year: Remind him that your contributions helped the department stay in the Black with Polo Black, a sophisticated scent with that is warm and woody for the man in charge. For her Tom Ford Black Orchid, is a
“Movember” (“mo” from moustache and “ember” for November) is an annual event during the month of November to raise awareness for prostate cancer. Men throughout the world and many of your favorite celebrities do not shave to show their support. Your man may look like a werewolf in a month’s time, but he should still smell great. We chose five fabulous fragrances that is perfect for the man in your life, no facial hair required. Vintage Ad 1977 What could be more perfect for Movember than Moustache by Rochas,
Autumn brings the chilly temperatures, changing leaves, Orientals, the exotic Queens of Kings of Perfumery. Rich resins, opulent flowers, sensuous spices, magnificent musks and voluptuous vanilla are layered over bright fruit and citrus notes and wrap us in their luxurious embrace. A gourmand is scent that has notes that seem edible. Instead of diving into your kids’ trick or treat bag, reach for a fragrance that will have your nose glued to your wrist. Think of them as guilt free indulgence for fall. The grand Empress of all Orientals is