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
With the gravitas normally reserved for the announcement of a royal pregnancy, the Pantone Color Institute has announced the color of 2013. All rise, for “emerald green” as just seen on the Duchess of Cambridge.
It is the hippest color since… well since last year’s “tangerine tango,” which did not translate well to makeup. So thank heavens emerald green does—it looks just great on all skin tones, especially redheads. But you need to know one thing: how to wear the Pantone 2013 Color of the Year in the last few weeks of the year without looking like the Grinch.
So if we start at the very beginning, the base is key when wearing a strong color. You don’t want anything too he
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