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Meet Mark Buxton: join one of perfume’s most celebrated noses for an evening at Roullier White

Date:  Thursday 29th May Time:  6:00 pm Location:  Roulllier White, 125 Lordship Lane, London SE22 8HU (0208-693 5150) Tickets: £10 each In addition to hosting our own events, we’re delighted to share news with you of other opportunities to meet figures from the fragrance world. So join Roullier White at this unique opportunity to meet…

Edie Campbell for Yves Saint Laurent

It seems Yves Saint Laurent Beauté is starting to show us its dark, mysterious side. Not only is Black Opium set to be launching in September (a rock ‘n’ roll interpretation of the classic), but the French fashion house has also announced British model Edie Campbell as its latest ambassadress – cementing herself as Hedi Slimane’s new muse. ‘Edie embodies all the contemporary codes of the…

Pleats Pleased the CEW voters: Issey Miyake’s latest scoops Best New Fragrance

News just in: the members of CEW (Cosmetic Executive Women) have cast their votes – and declared Issey Miyake Pleats Please as ‘Best New Prestige Fragrance’ for 2013. Pleats have been Japanese designer Issey Miyake’s signature since the start of his career, and CEW insiders loved the way this so-feminine fruity-floral scent unfolds, revealing notes of…

What’s inside the ‘mystery bottle’? Step inside, to find out…

Last night we chatted with Lily Allen at the preview for an intriguing event that’s going to be held at various  locations between now and 5th May. (Something seriously exciting for the Bank Holiday weekend, then.) The four-day fragrance extravaganza is to introduce perfume-lovers to a ‘hidden gem’ in CHANEL‘s perfumed portfolio. We’re not going to give the…

If the (Acqua di Parma) cap fits, decorate it

Who doesn’t love a little personalisation…? Until 5th May, Acqua di Parma has young designers/artists in residence at Selfridges Oxford Street, who are creating beautiful, one-of-a-kind lids for the new Ginepro di Sardegna – a brand new addition to the already renowned Blu Mediterraneo collection.  The designs are based on Majolican tin-glazed pottery dating back to the Renaissance, but evoking the crystal clear blue…