| Feb 7, 2014
| 8:02 AM
Do you and your Valentine put Clark Kent and Lois Lane to shame? Or is your greatest love a platonic […]...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 10:03 AM
LAS VEGAS — One down, 99 (or so) to go.
Britney Spears on Friday night began her much-discussed two-year residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, in which the onetime teen-pop superstar will perform a scheduled 100 shows through 2015, with...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Here are travel toiletries you won't be able to live without, though they'll leave your wallet lighter.
What it does: It's a shopping website for upscale toiletry items for men and women. Get travel-size products for sun care,...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Paris-based fragrance “nose” extraordinaire Frédéric Malle was in town Wednesday for a dinner hosted by Barneys New York and Gelila Puck at Cut Sidebar in Beverly Hills.
“Welcome to my house,” Malle joked to guests as they walked...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Perfumer Persephenie Lea doesn't stop at scented oils and candles. She's an aromatherapy artist who handcrafts fragrant jewelry, ceramic vessels and uncommon objects that transport the mind and soul to exotic lands.
"I'm experimenting with scented...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Since mid-summer Britney Spears has been making a bold promise. Her new album, she said, would be her "most personal yet." Well, then, Spears has opened a window into her soul a week earlier than expected, as "Britney Jean" is now available for...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Honest Co., Jessica Alba's eco-friendly baby products line, announced Monday that it has raised $25 million. That brings the start-up's total financing to $52 million in less than two years.
The Santa Monica e-commerce brand said it would use the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Britney Spears is back -- perhaps for real this time.
In September, the teen-pop veteran sassed her way though "Work Bitch" with enough zombie-eyed determination to get Pop & Hiss mildly enthused about her comeback album "Britney Jean," due Dec. 3....
| Oct 13, 2013
The resurgence of high-calorie perfumes has included the reinvigoration of once-moribund or struggling perfume houses as new owners, hoping to capitalize on historic brand names, bring infusions of cash and new creative direction.
Many perfume firms are...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:28 PM
According to scent stylist Ashley Kessler, the ancient Egyptians believed smell contained the "essence of a soul." Which makes me wonder: Why are perfumes today mass-produced, commercially marketed and packaged in uniform, glittery bottles?
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:51 PM
In the same way that fashion designers scour the trunks and attics of the past for inspiration, perfumers periodically dip into the well of classic French perfumery when creating new fragrances.
This seems to be one of those times.
After decades in...