Perfume coverage in the huge October issues of Allure, Details, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, InStyle, Marie Claire; please comment on any fragrance-related coverage you’ve seen in other fashion & beauty magazines:
Cover: Blake Lively
Scent strips: Lancôme La Vie Est Belle, Chanel Coco Mademoiselle, Givenchy Dahlia Noir, Jimmy Choo, Marc Jacobs Daisy
Editorial coverage: Cover Look (p. 58) talks briefly about Gucci Premiere, which is represented by cover model Blake Lively. The Beauty Reporter section includes Balenciaga Florabotanica in the Editor's Favorites (p. 76), a Smell This feature on Lancôme La Vie Est Belle (p. 82) and a page on Isaac Mizrahi including mention of his new Fabulous fragrance (p. 94).
Marc Jacobs includes his Dot fragrance in his list of 10 Things Every Women Should Have (p. 108). The Insiders' Guide has a page on Carine Roitfeld's Style Commandments (p. 128), which includes her thoughts on Yves Saint Laurent Opium, which she has worn for 20 years.
Best of Beauty includes a section on fragrance (p. 250), with picks including Givenchy Dahlia Noir, Chanel Coco Noir and Tom Ford Santal Blush, among others. Millionaire Hair (p. 258) includes recs for two hair fragrances, Serge Normant Avah and Frederic Malle Carnal Flower hair mist.
Cover: Ben Affleck
Scent strips: Hermes Terre d’Hermès; Chanel Bleu de Chanel
Editorial coverage: none
Cover: Denzel Washington
Scent strips: Paco Rabanne 1 Million; Calvin Klein Encounter; Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb
Editorial coverage: nothing
Cover: Kate Hudson
Scent strips: Lancôme La Vie Est Belle; Jimmy Choo; Bottega Veneta Eau de Parfum
Editorial coverage: zilch
Cover: Gwyneth Paltrow
Scent strips: Gucci Premiere; Ralph Lauren Romance (worst ad ever, looks like the guy is eating his girlfriend’s face while his nose awkwardly squishes her eyeball…as they both gallop on horseback; don’t kiss while galloping!); Chanel Chance Eau Tendre; Prada Candy; Marc Jacobs Daisy and Daisy Eau So Fresh
Editorial coverage: Empty
Cover: Gwen Stefani
Scent strips: Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb; Coach Poppy Blossom; Givenchy Dahlia Noir; Marc Jacobs Daisy and Daisy Eau So Fresh
Editorial coverage: p. 136, Beauty Passport: Scent Makers from Around the World Reveal Their Travel-worthy Goods (Lisa Devo, Agnès Webster, Mathilde Bijaoui, Lyn Harris, Keiko Mecheri)
p. 152, Aix Marks the Spot: Glorious scents abound in charming cities like Grasse and Aix-en-Provence, but fragrance-making isn’t as easy as it smells
Blurbs: p. 130 onwards Beauty Desk...brief mentions of many new perfumes.
Note: As always, thanks to Kevin — I read Allure, he read all the rest!