| Sep 18, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Avril Lavigne has formally announced her spllit from husband Deryck Whibley on her website. And it sure sounds amicable. And predictable. And polite. "Deryck and I have been together for 6 and a half years. We have been friends since......
| Oct 9, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Any comedian or FedEx driver will tell you that delivery is important, but it's not something you think about when it comes to the olfactory arts. Perfumes are sprayed, incense is burned in sticks and laundry detergents seem to be......
| Dec 8, 2008
Wondering what to wear at the holiday party to lure a new love for '09? That expensive, sequiny dress? A handsome new holly-green vest and some knock-'em-dead after-shave? Too bad fashion writers don't read science journals. Instead of just lecturing on...
| Dec 13, 2008
Tired of reading grim news about the economy? Then skip the articles and go straight to the ads. It's December, after all; the season of lights, gift giving and glossy magazines and newspaper supplements that smell like Glade PlugIns and weigh enough to...
| Dec 18, 2008
| 9:28 PM
Looking to beef up your mojo this holiday season?
Burger King Corp. may have just the thing. The home of the Whopper has launched a new men's body spray called "Flame." The company describes the spray as "the scent of seduction with a hint of flame-...
| Jan 4, 2009
Scent is a powerful thing, the perfumed envelope of memory. When I smell Gucci Rush, I'm back in a New York club I frequented in 2002, where the hostess bathed in the spicy scent. Cool Water by Davidoff is every guy who never asked me to dance in...
| Feb 8, 2009
Today, Steam Salon throws its first-ever Love Souk, a bazaar devoted to prepping and preening for V-Day. Steam's team of stylists will be doling out easy hair and makeup tips, along with $15 10-minute massages, $10 mini-manicures and love readings. You...
| Nov 9, 2008
Call it avant-garde for the masses.
Launching Thursday, Comme des Garçons for H&M is one of the most interesting fast-fashion designer collaborations to come along in a retail scene full of them. Because Rei Kawakubo, who designs the high-end Comme des...
| Oct 12, 2009
Reporting from Culiacan, Mexico, and Monterrey, Mexico -- Silvia Raquenel Villanueva, once hailed here as "the Bulletproof Lawyer," could outrun the bullets no longer.
Villanueva, one of Mexico's most controversial attorneys, was shopping in Monterrey in...
| Sep 2, 2009
| 2:24 PM
3.1 Phillip Lim Los Angeles
6 to 11 p.m.
631 N. Robertson Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Remember that Phillip Lim piece you almost bought a couple years ago? Now's your chance to grab it. The designer is re-imagining five signature pieces...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Create a fragrance that smells heroic with a touch of villainy — that's what Andrew Levine's Lutherville company set out to do.
Considering the name on the bottle, it makes sense.
The new Stan Lee's Signature Cologne trades on the geek...