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22 Fragrance Gift Sets for 2019 Holidays — Editor Reviews

19th December 2019 Allure 0

There are two types of people in this world: those who believe fragrance selection is a deeply personal process dependent on the individual fragrance-wearer’s nose, and those who know a gorgeous scent and beautiful bottle make for a perfect gift for anyone on your “nice” list. We’re of the latter mindset, and these holiday fragrance…

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The Best Fragrances and Perfumes for Winter 2020

15th December 2019 Allure 0

Just when you think summertime sadness is inevitably setting in, you catch a sniff of sweet pumpkin spice and a peek of the new fall fashion statements and know everything’s going to be alright. What the summer delivers in easy living, the fall delivers in style, helping us ease into the whole layering process that…

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Fendi Introduces World’s First Scented Leather Handbag Collection — See Photos

6th December 2019 Allure 0

Apparently, we’re shaping up to enter an era of wearing scented objects rather than perfumes. Mere months after Diptyque translated its luxurious fragrances into scented stickers, brooches, and bracelets, Fendi has introduced the world’s first fragranced handbags. The line features three bright-yellow and white baguettes in three sizes: Fendi’s standard women’s baguette size and a…

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Cher on Her New Eau de Couture Fragrance — Interview and Review

28th November 2019 Allure 0

I am insanely interested in how this came to be. This is actually her second fragrance, her first being Uninhibited in 1987. Surprisingly, Cher’s first fragrance was widely considered to be unsuccessful. Keep in mind, this was before the era of celebrity fragrances really started. What many consider the first big celebrity fragrance, White Diamonds…

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21 Fragrance Gift Sets for 2019 Holidays — Editor Reviews

28th November 2019 Allure 0

There are two types of people in this world: those who believe fragrance selection is a deeply personal process dependent on the individual fragrance-wearer’s nose, and those who know a gorgeous scent and beautiful bottle make for a perfect gift for anyone on your “nice” list. We’re of the latter mindset, and these holiday fragrance…

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9 Heritage Beauty Products and Brands That Stand the Test of Time

28th November 2019 Allure 0

There’s just something about the allure of the classics, something almost ephemeral that draws you in. Maybe it’s the shared cultural touchpoint — that everyone sees a peacock blue Ford Thunderbird, a selection of Katharine Hepburn’s oeuvre, or a yellowed paperback from one of the Brontes sisters and has to stop and hold their breath…

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The Allure Guide to Holiday Gift Ideas: 2019 Edition

27th November 2019 Allure 0

It’s a hard thing, finding thoughtful holiday gifts in the beauty world. Brands are consistently dropping more products on a yearly basis than ever before, and that certainly applies to limited-edition holiday launches, gift sets, and stocking stuffers. Simply knowing where to begin among endless online beauty retailers is one thing, but then actually sifting…

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7 Perfumes Editor in Chief Michelle Lee Loves for Fall — Reviews

15th October 2019 Allure 0

As the editor-in-chief of Allure, I test approximately 1.7 kajillion beauty products per year. So, when there’s a new fragrance, a vitamin C serum, a highlighter palette, or a bottle of dry shampoo that makes its way into my vanity, it means something. Welcome to Michelle’s Most Wanted, a monthly column dedicated to everything I’m…

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Jennifer Lopez Launches Promise, Her 25th Fragrance — Interview

27th September 2019 Allure 0

Depending on who you’re talking to, Jennifer Lopez is about to win an Oscar. She’s about to play the Super Bowl Half Time Show. And, according to industry sources, she’s about to make an absolute truckload of cash with her latest fragrance. Glow, Lopez’s first fragrance, kicked off the modern era of celebrity scents. The…

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The Best Fragrances and Perfumes for Fall 2019

18th September 2019 Allure 0

Just when you think summertime sadness is inevitably setting in, you catch a sniff of sweet pumpkin spice and a peek of the new fall fashion statements and know everything’s going to be alright. What the summer delivers in easy living, the fall delivers in style, helping us ease into the whole layering process that…

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Diptyque Eau des Sens Review

16th September 2019 Allure 0

TL;DR: A glamorous fragrance that manages to be deeply sensual and fresh at the same time All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links we may earn an affiliate commission. If I check out your Instagram and you have a bottle of Diptyque…

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Nars Launched Its First Signature Scent, Audacious Fragrance

13th September 2019 Allure 0

In the 25 years that Nars has been in business, its founder, François Nars, has overseen the creation of some of the most iconic beauty products known to the industry. (All things Orgasm, hello.) But while scented candles have found their way into the Nars inventory, François has somehow never launched his own signature scent…

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Lily Aldridge Launches Haven, a New Fragrance — Interview

9th September 2019 Allure 0

The last few years have seen seemingly countless celebrities take a step outside their main métier and into the business of beauty. But while most of these career moves have brought new makeup, hair products, and skin care to the market, model Lily Aldridge felt a calling to a different corner of the industry: fragrance.…

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Gigi Hadid and Michael Kors on New Fragrance Wonderlust: Interview

14th August 2019 Allure 0

MK: “I think when you’re really young, you go for the bang, and then it starts getting a little bit more layered and sophisticated.” GH: “Mysterious.” MK: “Exactly, so people say, ‘What is that?’ To me, that’s the most interesting thing when we’re creating something.” GH: “I love that it has sandalwood in it.” MK:…

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Floral Street, U.K.-Based Perfume Company, Launches at Sephora: Exclusive Details

13th August 2019 Allure 0

The resulting scents: Iris Goddess, London Poppy, Black Lotus, Chypre Sublime, Electric Rhubarb, Neon Rose, Wild Vanilla Orchad, Wonderland Peony, and Ylang Ylang Espresso. Each scent has a unique origin story, like London Poppy, which was inspired by said “powerful, focused, and energetic” crowd of Londoners who bicycle to work every morning. Feeney recommends the…

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14 Best Summer Perfumes of 2019 — Summer Scents and Fragrances

11th June 2019 Allure 0

Hot summer days call for cool summer scents, and while it’s not exactly mandatory to switch up your fragrance with the season, these new perfumes will give you 14 reasons to do exactly that. We’re swapping cozy layers for airy lightness and looking to crisper, sparkling, more refreshing smells to replace the deeper, woodsy notes…

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14 Best Summer Perfumes of 2019 – Summer Scents and Fragrances

11th June 2019 Allure 0

Hot summer days call for cool summer scents, and while it’s not exactly mandatory to switch up your fragrance with the season, these new perfumes will give you 14 reasons to do exactly that. We’re swapping cozy layers for airy lightness and looking to crisper, sparkling, more refreshing smells to replace the deeper, woodsy notes…

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Kylie Jenner and KKW Beauty Are Launching Fragrance Together

16th April 2019 Allure 0

If you watched the premiere episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashian’s two Sundays ago, then you would have seen sisters Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian having a not-so-secret meeting about their latest Kylie Cosmetics x KKW Beauty collaboration. The scene featured the two siblings testing out different samples of fragrances housed in pink, peach,…

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The Most Expensive Perfumes in the World 2019Y

21st March 2019 Allure 0

The fragrance category is as saturated as it is diverse. You have your celebrity perfumes and your fragrances created by fashion designers, clothing brands, and beauty moguls. There are the pick-up-at-the-mall body sprays and the mix-it-yourself bespoke scents you can only find at a boutique in Brooklyn. And in this sea of infinite scent choices,…

Move Over, France: Meet the New Perfume Capitals of the World 2019

Move Over, France: Meet the New Perfume Capitals of the World 2019

20th February 2019 Allure 0

The fragrance world will always have Paris. But thanks to three new hotbeds of modern perfume creation, personal scents are getting way more unusual and inspired, thanks to three new hotbeds of modern perfume creation. In the Western United States, Californians and Pacific Northwesterners are evoking — and often working with — botanical ingredients found…

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Kim Kardashian Launching New KKW Hearts Fragrances for Valentine’s Day 2019

Kim Kardashian Launching New KKW Hearts Fragrances for Valentine’s Day 2019

26th January 2019 Allure 0

Valentine’s Day fans, I’ve got some good news and some bad news. First, the bad news: Because Necco went out of business this past summer, Sweethearts, the candy that has become an unmistakable symbol of the romantic holiday, won’t be available this year. (Crazy, right?) The good news, however, is that Kim Kardashian West, almost…

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Chanel Launches $30,000 Bottle of No. 5 Parfum

Chanel Launches $30,000 Bottle of No. 5 Parfum

7th December 2018 Allure 0

People who wear Chanel No. 5 don’t just like the iconic powdery-floral fragrance — they adore it. Nearly a century old, it has collected thousands (if not millions) of fans over the years, including Marilyn Monroe, Celine Dion, and my friend Kara, who can’t imagine having worn anything else for her recent wedding. “It’s classic,…

An Honest Review of Victoria’s Secret Perfumes, In Honor of the Show

An Honest Review of Victoria’s Secret Perfumes, In Honor of the Show

3rd December 2018 Allure 0

Victoria’s Secret seems to be a ubiquitous influence on so many American women’s experiences with commercial, mainstream femininity. Found in almost every mall across America, it’s probably that place where every young woman went to purchase one of her first bras. Much like its merchandise, the stores are pretty, frilly, and pink; they’re invitingly dimly…

Ouai Is Launching Fragrances: Exclusive

Ouai Is Launching Fragrances: Exclusive

6th November 2018 Allure 0

If you’ve tried anything from hairstylist Jen Atkin’s hair-care brand, Ouai, then you know that everything (yes, even the pet shampoo) smells really fucking good. Well, folks, they know that you know, which is why on November 13, Ouai is launching not one, not two, but four eau de parfums to join the existing lineup…

Kim Kardashian West Launches KKW Body II & III Fragrances

Kim Kardashian West Launches KKW Body II & III Fragrances

1st November 2018 Allure 0

If having one perfume bottle shaped like Kim Kardashian West’s naked body on your vanity just didn’t seem like enough, we’ve got good news: KKW Fragrance just launched two new iterations of its iconic KKW Body, which means you’ll have 3x the curves for your next #shelfie. Earlier this year, Kardashian West made headlines when…