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      Today is Sweden's National Day, so we're celebrating by choosing fragrances for some of ...read more

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    • Comme des Garçons

      Perfume News
      Published on 17th April 2014 04:06 PM

      London’s Serpentine Galleries have collaborated with Comme des Garçons to create a bespoke unisex fragrance entitled Serpentine. The scent was developed on the occasion of the Serpentine Galleries’ ...
      Features
      by Published on 20th November 2013 04:10 PM


      Unless you've spent the last few months held hostage in E-Space by a horde of Marshmen, you'll be well aware that a British television institution is about to celebrate an important milestone. Doctor Who, the time-travelling sci-fi series which embarked on its first voyage on the 23rd of November 1963 has reached the half-century mark. Fifty years ago, schoolteachers Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright forced their way into the Doctor's TARDIS, unaware that their actions would result in a trip not just to Palaeolithic earth but also into the minds and hearts of millions of viewers across the world. And since then, the battered old Police Box has travelled across the Universe, featuring characters which have become permanent fixtures of British culture.

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      Perfume News
      Published on 27th June 2013 05:44 PM

      UK-based perfumery supplier, Olfactik have announced Mark Buxton as their first guest perfumer for their new creative consultations service. Buxton is responsible for some ...
      Perfume News
      Published on 17th May 2013 05:28 PM

      The UK FiFi Awards were held last night in London. The event was held at The Brewery and was hosted by Natasha Kaplinsky. The winners were ...