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    • Givenchy

      Perfume News
      Published on 24th October 2012 02:19 PM

      Australian actor Simon Baker is to be the face of a new men's Givenchy fragrance to be launched in Spring 2013. No other details have been announced about the fragrance apart from who the person is in the advertising campaign. ...
      Comment
      by Published on 26th November 2010 03:16 PM

      Last September, Harrods hosted the Perfume Diaries exhibition. There, perfume junkies like me could ogle exquisite bottles (some of which were a hundred and fifty years old) and sniff decades-old perfumes to their hearts (and noses) content.

      It really was a glorious and fascinating exhibition and, to my mind, the most interesting sections by far were those focusing on the 1920s and 1930s - quite simply, because of the huge contrast with modern perfumes, in both the scents themselves and in the style of packaging ...