Monthly Archives: September 2011

Houbigant Perfume – Beyond Royalty

The 18th century Parisian perfume House, Houbigant, was founded by Grasse resident Jean-François Houbigant in the world’s perfume capital and land of “Jasmine” jasmine. At 23, Houbigant is reported to have arrived at his maiden business with The Basket of … Continue reading

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Max Mara Perfume – Pure Italian Luxury

Max Mara, or The House of Max Mara, is an upscale, luxury Italian women’s fashion house most famous for their dresses and haute couture clothing along with designer perfume and cologne items for men and women.   Achille Maramotti was … Continue reading

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Johan .B – Yes, that’s in the Right Place

Merveille women’s perfume by Johan B. is available in Eau De Parfum Spray (3.4 oz). Johan.B’s Merveille in Blue is available in Eau de Parfum Spray (3.4 oz). Sensual from Johan.B  is available in EDP Spray (2.8 oz). Addiction is … Continue reading

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Bond No. 9 – History of a City

Perfumery has always been about head-turning. Now, perfumes have been turned on their head. For the first time in fragrance history, a major, full-blown fragrance collection was launched as an homage to a great city. The name of this fragrance … Continue reading

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Nina Ricci Perfume – Something’s in the Air

In 1883, Nina Ricci was born in Turin, Italy and by the young age of 14, she had found her way to Paris where she worked as an apprentice dressmaker. By the time she was 18; Nina Ricci had started … Continue reading

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Yves de Sistelle – Only Me

The fruity elixir of Only Me Passion by Yves de Sistell is built around a floral heart magnificently personified by sensual Jasmine, passionate Red Fruits and gourmand Rose.  A floral fruity delight of woody, musky gourmand dry down. This is … Continue reading

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Paulina Rubio – Heart of Gold

Paulina grew up travelling because of her mother, famous actress Susana Dosamantes. By the time she was 7 years old, she knew she wanted to be a singer. She studied dancing/singing at El Centro de Capacitacion de Televisa. Later she … Continue reading

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Paloma Picasso – An Artist at Heart

Designer, businesswoman. Born April 19, 1949 in Vallauris on the French Riviera. The youngest child of master artist Pablo Picasso and his lover, artist and writer Françoise Gilot, Paloma was surrounded by artists from a very young age. Her name means “dove” … Continue reading

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Chloe – Quintessentially French

Luxurious, romantic and quintessentially French, Chloé’s ethos is to make luxury ready-to wear for stylish women the world over. Having bought the house in the mid 80s, Swiss luxury group, Richemont, placed Chloé firmly on the international market where it … Continue reading

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Nautica – It’s a Lifestyle

Nautica Enterprises, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, sources, markets and distributes apparel under the following brands: Nautica; Nautica Competition; Nautica Jeans Company; John Varvatos; E. Magrath; Byron Nelson; and Earl Jean. These products feature classic and contemporary styling, quality fabrics and functionality. Nautica was … Continue reading

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