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It’s A Deal – DKNY [Fresh Blossom], Glamour, and Macy’s promotion!

The April edition of Glamour magazine (US version, with Katie Holmes on the cover) has a special promotion running for DKNY Be Delicious Fresh Blossom, or any DKNY fragrance.

SHOP: March 21st through 30th for any DKNY fragrance at Macy’s.
SPEND: Make a purchase of $50 on any DKNY fragrance at Macy’s and mail your receipt to Glamour.
GET REWARDED: You’ll receive a $25 Macy’s gift card to use on your next purchase at Macy’s!

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Ed Hardy Love and Luck by Christian Audigier – Coming Soon

As reported by The Scented Salamander

Get ready for another insanely awesome perfume bottle to drool over – designer Christian Audigier, the man behind the Ed Hardy name, is launching a new fragrance, Love and Luck. The fragrance will be available in both a mens and womens version, and will be available in December 2008.

Ed Hardy Love and Luck (L-Mens, R-Womens)

Ed Hardy Love and Luck (L-Mens, R-Womens)

The womens version seems like it will have a Japanese feel to it, with Cherry Blossom and Red Sake being two of the notes listed. You can also expect to smell sandalwood and patchouli, giving it an earthy feel. As for the mens, expect a relatively citrus concoction with such notes as bergamot, orange, and mandarin.

Designer Christian Audigier has recently become a celebrity favorite, as his swimwear has been seen this summer on Britney Spears, Heidi Montag, Christina Milian, and others. His previous scents, simply titled Ed Hardy for Men and Ed Hardy for Women have also tasted sweet success, no doubt in part because of their trendy packaging and appeal to the tween and twenty-somethings markets.

Christian Audigier, the man behind the Ed Hardy line

Christian Audigier, the man behind the Ed Hardy line

The bad news is that we have to wait so long to get a whiff of these exciting new scents. The good news is that they’ll be launched just in time for Christmas, so perhaps our stockings will end up smelling really good this year! Read further for detailed note listings for each fragrance.

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Luscious Pink by Mariah Carey – Coming Soon

As reported by india-server.com, popcrunch.com, and highbridnation.com

Mariah Carey has recently announced details regarding the new perfume that she has been working on with Elizabeth Arden. The fragrance is set to be a flirty floral, with notes including the Tahitian Tiare flower, lily of the valley, pink peony, and white musk*.

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

Set to launch in August 2008, the bottle will be the same shape and design of her original fragrance (“M”), but this time with a girly, romantic hue of pink with a mother-of-pearlesque sheen in which blue and yellow will also be present. Interestingly enough, the bottle was not designed by Mariah – it was created by Jean Antretter, the senior design director at Elizabeth Arden.

Luscious Pink by Mariah Carey

Luscious Pink by Mariah Carey

Says Mariah, “Elizabeth Arden has been a fantastic partner and the end creation of Luscious Pink is beyond my expectatons. The response from my fans with my debut scent was overwhelming, and I can’t wait to see what happens with my second Luscious fragrance.”

Of the scent, Mariah explains that it is, “feminine, flirtatious and fun, and truly reflects where I am in my life now.”

Mariah will have some competition this August, as that is also when fellow songbird Jessica Simpson will release her debut perfume, Fancy, which is an altogether different scent (word has it that Fancy will be a floral-oriental fragrance, which can sometimes be a bit on the stronger/spicier side of scents).

*according to india-server.com



Harajuku Lovers Perfume by Gwen Stefani – Coming Soon

As reported from makeupandbeautyblog.com, styledash.com

Coming in September 2008, Harajuku Lovers perfume by Gwen Stefani! Five scents will be released in this line, all available in two sizes (10 mL and 30 mL) and in solid perfume form (as a set of all five). Each fragrance is molded after Gwen’s four real-life Harajuku girls (Love, [Lil’] Angel, Music, and Baby). The fifth scent shall represent their leader, “G.”

Gwen & her Harajuku Girls

Gwen & her Harajuku Girls

The bottles are two-piece “dolls” that are molded according to their real life Harajuku counterpart, making displaying these on your vanity counter that much more fun.

Harajuku Lovers Perfume

Harajuku Lovers Perfume

Below is what you can expect out of each of these scents:

Love — a floral with notes of bergamot, pomelo (citrus, a little like grapefruit), peach, rose, jasmine, orchid and musk

Lil’ Angel — a fruity floral with with notes of different berries (raspberry, cranberry, blackberry), pineapple, rose and amber

Music — a floral with notes of clementine, pear, jasmine, sweet pea, honeysuckle, vanilla and musk

Baby — a powder musk with freesia, bergamot, rose, jasmine, musk, heliotrope, vanilla and violet

G — a food lover’s fragrance with mandarin, coconut, apple, freesia and sandalwood

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Kim Kardashian Perfume Is In The Works
July 22, 2008, 2:06 am
Filed under: In the press | Tags: ,

As reported from starpulse.com

Kim Kardashian, the exotic beauty who is most famous for her x-rated home movie with R&B star Ray J (aka Brandy’s brother) and her curvaceous figure, currently has a fragrance in the works with perfumer Caroline Sabas.

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian

According to Kim, she is an admitted scent addict herself – “”It has always been a dream of mine to start my own perfume business, since I love to mix fragrances together and come up with new and different scents!”

The scent won’t be with us until May of 2009, at which time it will hit the fragrance shelves in the United States, Australia, England, Germany, and Japan. No other details (i.e. scent type, demographic) have been released.



Fancy by Jessica Simpson – Coming Soon

As reported from Fragrantica.com, wwd.com

Coming in August 2008 is the debut perfume release of singer/actress Jessica Simpson. The blonde beauty currently has a clothing line (including everything from jeans to purses to jewelry), and has even dabbled in the bath and body/fragrance category previously (anybody remember her Dessert line of edible body products?).

Jessica Simpson Fancy

Jessica Simpson Fancy

Created with perfumer Alexis Dadier, Jessica is providing us with a floral-oriental scent in Fancy, which includes some of the following notes: apricot nectar, pear, red berries, jasmine, gardenia, baked almonds, carmel, amber crystal, sandalwood and vanilla cream. It is targeted towards perfume wearers from 15-35 years old.

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