Scent of a Woman: Elizabeth and James NIRVANA Black and White

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I’m fairly pessimistic when it comes to “celebrity” fragrance launches, but Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen’s fashion line Elizabeth and James doesn’t really fit in to that category. Designers and visionaries in their own right, their brand is young and hip (if not obscenely over priced) and they have long since shed their tween dynasty images to […]

Fragrance of the Month: D&G 3 L’Imperatrice


A part of the D&G Anthology Collection, L’Imperatrice is a lovely melange of sweet fruits balanced by an floral and organic base. Top notes: rhubarb, kiwi, red currant Middle notes: pink cyclamen, watermelon, jasmine Base notes: musk, sandalwood, grapefruit wood It is the only fragrance in the collection that attracted my nose because it doesn’t have too much […]

Lise Watier Sends Us To Bora Bora


When a place is so beautiful it has to repeat its name, there is a pretty high standard for anyone who tries to capture its vibrancy in a makeup collection. Bora Bora has been on my travel wishlist for years but the closest I am getting to this paradise on Earth is by indulging in […]

Interview with Kate Walsh About Her BOYFRIEND…Perfume, That Is


On Thursday May 5, I had the immense privilege of participating in a conference call, along with two other lifestyle bloggers, to interview actress Kate Walsh from Private Practice. Kate’s new fragrance, BOYFRIEND, was the topic of the day and she indulged us with the story of her fragrance’s conception, development, success, and future of […]

The Scent of A Woman


I am in constant pursuit of my signature scent. There are definitely certain scent notes that people in my life associate with me (vanilla, cinnamon, amber); thus, whenever I stroll the perfume section of a department store and am accosted by an army of spritzer women, I am secretly searching out my perfect scent. Time […]