Givenchy has launched Very Irresistible Givenchy Summer For Women (see bottle at right), a limited edition fragrance featuring centifolia rose, peony rose, fantasia rose, passion rose, emotion rose, verbena leaf and star anise; and Very Irresistible Givenchy Summer For Men, with grapefruit peel, mint leaf, sesame seed, mocha, hazelnut wood and Virginia cedar.
Both fragrances are available now at sephora.
New at giorgioarmani: Armani Code for women, offered with free shipping.
New at neimanmarcus: The Marc Jacobs Splash Trio (Grass, Rain & Cotton). Marc Jacobs Blush Intense and Jean Patou Sira des Indes are available in-store, but not on the website yet.
New at nordstrom: Armani Code for women and Ralph Hot. Stella McCartney Sheer (the 2006 version) is available in-store. And a tempting deal: buy any pair of regularly priced shoes, get free shipping on your entire order. Offer is good through 4/3.
The Body Shop has been acquired by L'Oreal:
Body Shop International PLC, the British retailer that promotes natural-based cosmetics, said Friday it has agreed to be taken over by L'Oreal SA of France in a cash deal worth 652 million pounds ($1.14 billion).
Body Shop will retain its separate identity and current management, the companies said.
Animal rights activists expressed some concern over the deal; read the rest of the story in the Washington Post.