Perfumes and Fragrances

September 20, 2017

Colin Firth’s ‘Kingsman’ Fragrance Doesn’t Really Explode

LONDON — When “Kingsman: The Secret Service” debuted in 2014, it was accompanied by a men’s wear line sold on Mr Porter. Now, as the sequel […]
September 5, 2017

Skin Deep: How Arielle Noa Charnas Preps for the Front Row, and Around the Clock

Skin Deep By BEE SHAPIRO With a style that appears effortless, Arielle Noa Charnas, 30, of the blog and Instagram account Something Navy, has been hailed […]
July 4, 2017

Ramdane Touhami’s New French Empire

PARIS — A large beauty emporium was scheduled to open here on Wednesday in the former foundry where Auguste Rodin’s “The Thinker” was cast. It is […]
October 2, 2016

A Fragrance Debut? First, It’s Lights, Camera, Action

Fashion perfumes originated in Belle Époque Paris, and for generations, it was their intoxicating scent that proved to be their most effective selling tool. A cloud […]
October 2, 2016

A Grandmother’s Influence: Chanel No. 5

PARIS — Tatiana Kombo, 25, grew up in a highly contemporary mix of cultures and countries, so it may seem surprising that she identifies with the […]
October 2, 2016

Roja Dove, a Master Tailor (of Scent)

LONDON — With his silken shirt, violet diamanté loafers and fingers and wrists laden with heavy gold jewelry, the master perfumer Roja Dove had the air […]