Henri Alméras, the legendary perfumer of Grasse, stared contemptuously at designer Jean Patou and his confidant Elsa Maxwell, the plumpish society columnist from America.
The fourth-quarter sales announced by Elizabeth Arden earlier this month weren’t just alarming to analysts. They point to something that some people in the fragrance business have long suspected: Celebrity name-slapping on perfumes and colognes has its limits.
Britain's Advertising Standards Authority is once again stepping in to save us all, this time from a saucy ad for Rihanna's perfume, Rogue.
Michael Kors, Tory Burch and Marc by Marc Jacobs have found success by lowering the barrier for entry into the luxury space.
What do you get when you combine the soulless, artsy advertising imagery of CK One with the doughy, balding, angst-sweaty magnificence of Louis C.K.? One awesome Tumblr, that's what.
"Perfume," the newest single off Britney Spears' latest album, Britney Jean, is ostensibly about a weird love triangle. But what it really seems to be about is selling the singer's fragrance line.
C’mon, admit it: Haven’t you always wanted to find a perfume that’ll make you smell just like downtown Chicago? Well, that day has arrived. (And cool out: The scent is far more pleasant than hot asphalt and taxi exhaust.)