Posts tagged "perfume"

Lanvin’s “Marry Me!” Fragrance Skips Subtle Marketing Tactics

You can thank the “Mad Men” episode about Pond’s Cold Cream for reminding us of an era when advertising appealed directly to a stereotyped female psyche. As Freddy says about…

Leonora Epstein | August 30, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Genius: The Perfumed Court Offers Expensive Scents In Little Doses

One of life’s little pleasures: spritzing yourself with your perfume, the one that you’ve really adopted as your smell. The problem with this is that perfumes are generally expensive (unless…

Leonora Epstein | August 26, 2010 - 1:40 pm

The Sex Pistols Get Their Own Perfume … Some 35 Years Later

It smells like … Sex Pistols spirit.

The iconic British punk band is getting its own themed fragrance thanks to a partnership with Fragrance and Beauty Limited. Guess…

Leonora Epstein | August 17, 2010 - 11:20 am

Can You Name The Celebrity In Gucci’s New Guilty Fragrance Ads?

You’d think if a brand pays who-knows-how-much for a celebrity to star in their ad campaign, they’d want that celebrity to be recognizable in the final product. That brings us…

Susannah Breslin | August 11, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Outspoken by Fergie Eau De Toilette Spray

It seems every celebrity has a fragrance nowadays, and oftentimes you get the feeling the celebrity slapped their name on the perfume bottle without regard for what was actually in…

Annika Harris | August 10, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Soulgasm Parfum

Here at The Frisky, anything that enhances frisky business seems like good business. What could be better than a perfume that has a distinct scent, but also leads to seduction?

Carli Alexa Blau | June 28, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Crap You Don’t Need: Gold-Dipped Perfume Wand

Time for today’s episode of “Crap You Definitely Don’t Need!” And what, you ask, is today’s over-the-top item awaiting ridicule? It’s none other than Joya Perfume, the scent that comes…

Lily Q | June 24, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Mariah Carey Wants You To Smell Like Candy

When Nick Cannon proposed to his lady, Mariah Carey, he hid her engagement rock inside a Ring Pop lollipop, as a nod to her love for the candy, then replicated…

Bianca Posterli | June 23, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Corny Or Cute? Fresh’s “Eat, Pray, Love” Perfumes

The scene: A group of Sony execs at a brainstorming meeting.

Exec #1: “We need to begin promotion for the release of ‘Eat, Pray, Love’. Marketing ideas?”
Exec #2:…

Leonora Epstein | June 16, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Ashley Greene Isn’t The Only Big Thing Happening At Avon

Your Avon Mark catalog will no longer arrive with fresh-faced Lauren Conrad on the cover because “Twilight” star Ashley Greene is the new ambassador of the Mark brand. If you’re…

Annika Harris | June 8, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Eva Longoria Parker’s Fragrance Won’t Make You Sneeze

Confession time: I’m a huge Eva Longoria Parker fan. Every Sunday during “Desperate Housewives,” my girl crush on Gabrielle Solis gets just a little bit bigger. But when I heard…

Bianca Posterli | April 29, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Don’t Read Your Magazine, Smell It

Personally, I loathe perfume ads in magazines. It’s impossible to tell what the scent actually smells like, because after languishing on the glossy page between a hundred other fragrances, the…

Bianca Posterli | April 29, 2010 - 11:40 am

Artsy Moment Of The Day: Maison Martin Margiela’s Trippy Perfume Vid

Feeling a residual high from 4/20? (Or maybe you never, um, stopped.) Zone out with this arty video promotion for Maison Martin Margiela’s new perfume, the one we told

Leonora Epstein | April 21, 2010 - 8:45 pm

What’s Up With Fresh’s “Cannabis” Perfume?

Fresh is a high-end beauty company known for incorporating natural ingredients like soy, sugar, and milk into its products. Good, healthy, wholesome stuff. So we did a double take when…

Leonora Epstein | April 15, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Balenciaga Paris Eau De Parfum

If you’re a lover of lady mags like we are, then you’ve probably noticed advertisements for Balenciaga Paris in almost every April issue. It’s kind of difficult to get the…

Annika Harris | March 29, 2010 - 4:10 pm

The Perfect Non-Perfume: Byredo’s Blanche

We’ve found the perfect perfume. And it’s perfect precisely because it doesn’t smell like perfume. Byredo’s Eau de Parfum in Blanche is, like the name implies, clean and pure. The…

Leonora Epstein | March 17, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Jennifer Aniston Sniffs Out A Way To Save Her Career — A Perfume Line!

Well, it looks like Jennifer Aniston didn’t need our suggestions about how to save her career after all. She came up with an idea all her own. Drum roll …

Ami Angelowicz | March 8, 2010 - 7:10 pm

A Bit Of CK1 With Your Morning Commute?

Vending machines are experiencing a retro revival, and recently we’ve seen ones that carry increasingly weird items: electronics, designer clothes, swimwear, gold, china tea cups. The latest experiment in fashionable…

Leonora Epstein | February 19, 2010 - 12:20 pm

No Car Is Complete Without A $57 Marc Jacobs Air Freshener!

Marc Jacobs wants you to get laid in your car! Wait, scratch that … he wants you to get lei-ed in your car. Slight difference. Oh, well. Anyway, Marc is…

Jessica Wakeman | February 8, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Win This! Dawn Spencer Hurwitz St. Valentine Fragrance

Put a little love and romance in the air with Dawn Spencer Hurwitz’s St. Valentine fragrance. Hurwitz is often inspired by the seasons, friends, and history when creating her Essence…

The Frisky | February 3, 2010 - 6:40 pm