Monthly Archives: November 2011

Carolina Herrera Perfume – Latin American Sophistication

Like mother, like daughter? As a little girl, the Venezuelan-born María Carolina Josefina Pacanins y Niño—one of four daughters whose roots date to the 1500s under Latin American aristocracy—played on her family hacienda among a colorful, scent-filled floral garden, inspiring … Continue reading

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French Connection Perfumes – Not Exactly What You See

In 1997 , French Connection began branding their clothes “fcuk” (usually written in lowercase). Reportedly, they first discovered the acronym when a fax was sent from their Hong Kong store, entitled “FCHK to FCUK”. Though they insisted it was an acronym … Continue reading

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Valentino Perfume – Almost Italian Royalty

For over forty years Valentino Garavani, known to all simply as Valentino, has been one of the most prominent names in fashion, creating some of the world’s most elegant eveningwear and classic designs. Born in Voghera, Italy, in May 1932, … Continue reading

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Yves Saint Laurent Fragrances- Couture History

During his career, Yves Saint Laurent was arguably the industry’s greatest designer. Over the years, he received countless accolades: in 1985, he was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour by President François Mitterand; in 1995, he was promoted … Continue reading

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David Beckham Cologne – Bending it Off the Field

One of the most recognizable sportsmen on the planet, Beckham has enjoyed the spotlight since making his Premier League debut for Manchester United in 1995. Cast as both hero and villain during his career, he was taunted and abused after … Continue reading

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Pamela Anderson Perfume- A Part of the Lifestyle

“Both fragrances are fresh, chic and luxurious — and totally inspired by the Malibu surf lifestyle that I love,” the former Baywatch babe told PEOPLE. “They are all-natural and embody my free spirit and passionate, ‘get in trouble’ side. Plus, … Continue reading

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Vera Wang – A Different Dream

New York nativeand daughter of affluent Chinese immigrants, Vera Wang, with unfulfilled dreams of an Olympic figure skater, studied in Paris and the United States. Following university, she pursued a long stint as a Vogue editor and then as design … Continue reading

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