Trigger warning: Christmas creep! From Lacoste Fragrances, "six unique wrapping paper designs, available to download and print".
Come November, Ocean Mist will be replaced with Season’s Greetings, which reminded me of hot apple cider and cinnamon when I sampled it. (After I tested both fragrances, my office smelled like Christmas in July.) The building will eventually rotate four fragrances, including White Blossom Tea and Cranberry Apple — the result of a painstaking selection process. “You have no idea how hard it is to smell 1,500 fragrances,” Mr. Ludwig said. “Your nose can become numb to anything.”
— Rental and condo buildings in New York City have joined hotels in scenting their lobbies. Read more at Aroma: The New Building Amenity at The New York Times. Hat tip to Tara!
Over the past few decades, putting out a signature perfume has become a standard move for any celebrity — but who remains the most dominant in the fragrance industry? Here are some hints: It’s not Beyoncé. It’s not Taylor Swift. It’s not even Kim Kardashian.
It’s Britney, bitch.
— Read more at The Curious Staying Power of Britney’s Perfume Empire at Racked.
3+ minutes of bottle (and jewelry) porn for the Dalí Haute Parfumerie collection.