| Nov 21, 2009
Sheriff Newell Normand announces the arrest of New Orleans Police Detective Don Leduff. In the afternoon hours of November 20, 2009, Don Leduff was observed by J.C. Penney's security personnel shoplifting a bottle of fragrance while in their Lakeside...
| Jun 4, 2010
Cozumel, the island that the Mayans considered their Eden from where they believed they came to populate the continent, like bees from a hive, is located near Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. It's tiny, approximately 10 miles wide and 30 miles long-but like...
| 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...
| Feb 2, 2010
| 8:49 AM
As I pulled the lever on the giant slot machine inside the ship's glitzy casino for a chance to win our next cruise for free, my wife and I shared a nervous glance that said -- for once -- we were on the same page about our vacation ideas.
| Jul 25, 2010
Are there multiple shampoos in your shower caddy? Old face creams gathering dust in your cabinet? Have you been accused of having a bathroom that looks like a Sephora store?
Most important, does any of this make you a "cosmoholic"? Yes, there is such a...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 8:50 AM
When most people think of Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, businesswoman is not the first word that springs to mind.
It's usually not the second or even the third.
But that's exactly what the pint-sized breakout star of MTV's Jersey Shore is.
| Dec 9, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Editor's note: While Patrick Caneday takes some time off, we’re running some of his choices for re-publication. This column was first published May 15, 2010.
Each Saturday morning I open the local newspaper and am shocked to see my scraggly,...
| Jul 31, 2011
Mary J. Blige is on a roll. Hot on the heels of her first fragrance My Life — which debuted in 2010 to be the most successful scent launch on The Home Shopping Network and won two of the perfume industry's FiFi awards — the singer follows up...
| Sep 30, 2012
Brent Leonesio of West Hollywood became a perfumisto at age 12 when his mother bought him a bottle of Hermes' Eau D'Orange Vert. He was astonished at how the perfumer had captured the scent of a real orange.
But it wasn't until he was an adult and in the...
| 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...
| Dec 16, 2012
Still uncertain about your purchase? Most perfume counters and stores also offer gift certificates. And they will make a sample vial of the purchased scent so the recipient can road-test the perfume before opening the bottle.
(Stores usually allow...