It’s hard to fathom that spring, with the sound of birds chirping and the first sign of daffodils and tulips, is just a month or so away. While oud was a big note a few years ago, this year’s emphasis is more on florals with a twist.
Here are some lovely fragrances for the cultured nose:
Krigler Sparkling Diamond 22 ($375 for 3.4 oz)
This is a classic: created in 1922, this one is quite a luxurious fragrance to wear to evoke the refined, thrilling atmosphere of Monaco’s Monte Carlo, where the legendary Place du Casino is where nimble
Aerin Lauder really seems to have it all—beauty, brains, family legacy, and now a cosmetics line of her own. Ms. Lauder, who is the granddaughter of Estee Lauder, recently launched Aerin LLC, a luxury lifestyle brand that will offer accessories, jewelry, eyewear, and home products, in addition to beauty. The beauty collection is the first to launch, and is available now at select department stores including Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom.
Aerin Beauty comprises an Essentials range and seasonal color collections to be released four times a year. “People
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Chinese model Liu Wen and French model Constance Jablonski give Estee Lauder global street cred as the first models from their respective countries to be featured in a Lauder campaign, beginning this June. Adding to their lineup of genetically blessed beauties – which includes Gwyneth Paltrow, Hilary Rhoda, Carolyn Murphy, and Elizabeth Hurley – Lauder has set an admirable precedent by embracing a multi-cultural standard of beauty.
“Estée Lauder has always searched for global beauties that define a generation,” said Aerin Lauder, Senior Vice President, Creative Director, Estée Lauder. “Constance and Liu Wen are the beauties of our time.