Monthly Archives: February 2012

Muelhens UNISEX Cologne – Good for Everyone

Centuries ago, Wilhelm Muelhens was given the formula for “aqua mirabilis,” or miracle water by a Carthusian monk. Who knew that this gift would later become Muelhens 4711 unisex fragrance? It all began in 1772 when Muelhens turned the miracle … Continue reading

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Norell Perfume – The Beginning of American Rivalry

This fashion house was named after Norman Norell, the famous American fashion designer and movie designer who was most famous for dressing silver screen legend Gloria Swanson. Norman Norell died in 1972, but his brand lives on in the perfume, … Continue reading

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Jean-Charles Brosseau Perfume – Accidental Genius

A fortuitous discovery of a base essence by Jean-Charles Brosseau was made in 1978, but only in 1981 through the efforts of a talented buyer in New York who decided unhesitatingly to make it into a star fragrance; it was … Continue reading

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Donna Karan Perfume – Simply Delicious

Perhaps most famous for inventing “the body”, one of the most practical items of clothing to come out of the Eighties, Donna Karan is now one of the most recognisable names in American fashion. Born Donna Faske in Forest Hills, … Continue reading

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Pierre Cardin Cologne – Avant Garde

Experimental, not always practical. In 1959, he was expelled from the Chambre Syndicale for launching a ready-to-wear collection for the Printemps department store as the first couturier in Paris, but was soon reinstated. However, he resigned from the Chambre Syndicale … Continue reading

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Nicole Miller Perfume – Loved by Celebrities

Nicole Miller has celebrated more than 20 years as a principal of America’s design elite. Her following is celebrity driven and far-reaching thanks to elegant designs that appeal to an array of customers. Established actresses Kim Cattrall and Jennifer Aniston and … Continue reading

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Mäurer & Wirtz Fragrances – Keeping it in the Family

Mäurer & Wirtz (M&W) is the fragrance and cosmetics division of Dalli Werke – Mäurer + Wirtz, a family owned company, now run by the fifth generation of the Wirtz family. The company was founded in Stolberg in 1845 by … Continue reading

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Chopard Perfumes & Colognes – Timeless Elegance

The Chopard family tree records the birth on 4 May 1836 of a boy named Louis-Ulysse, who spent the next years of his life in the village of Sonvillier, on the road from Saint-Imier to La Chaux-de-Fonds. In 1860, aged … Continue reading

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Gai Mattiolo Fragrances – Only the Name

Gai Mattiolo by the Gai Mattiolo was introduced in 1997 as a floral oriental perfume. A refreshing blend of jasmine, rose, vetiver, musk, lemon and freesia. It is ideal for daytime wear. This is available in EDT Spray (.5 oz, … Continue reading

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