This season's offerings take their inspiration from a wide range of sources through the annals of history, writes Karen Fong.Thursday, 27 September, 2012, 12:44am
Summer perfumes can be lighter than their winter counterparts - sniff out citrus and floral notes, or anything that puts you in a holiday mood.
Jeanne Lanvin Couture EDP (HK$395/ 30ml)
Slightly musky, with a hint of raspberries and cedar, in a gorgeous bottle. A bit too strong, though - better suited for more mature users.15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm
Everyone's a winner It's been more than a decade since Halle Berry accepted her best actress Academy Award, in an unforgettable burgundy gown created by a little-known Lebanese designer. It proved to be a pivotal moment for Beirut-born Elie Saab, opening the floodgates for royalty and red carpet regulars drawn to his elegant crystal-encrusted gowns and feminine silhouettes.22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
If you like the smell of a luxurious new car, Mercedes-Benz may fulfil you with a price tag that is surprisingly short of six or seven digits.
The car manufacturer last Friday launched the brand's first men's fragrance to complete the Mercedes-Benz experience for the brand's car owners, as well as those who just want to smell like a Mercedes-Benz coupe.10 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Your choice of fragrance says a lot about you -and yes, boys, this means you, too. We test some of the newest scents around this summer.
Scuderia Ferrari Eau De Toilette (HK$320/40ml)24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Metro men solution24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Fashion houses turn to their archives to create new and improved blends, writes Victoria Ip.14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Guys, sweat may an unavoidable side effect of summer, but a good deodorant or antiperspirant will help minimise wetness and odour
Gatsby Ice-Type Deodorant Spray (HK$38/100g)
It produces a cooling sensation and feels dry all day. The canister has a safety lock, so you can carry it in your gym bag.
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Never underestimate the power of scent as a way to show your persona. Pick a lighter scent with woody notes for daytime and more intense ones with citrus and floral notes for evenings
Luciano Soprani Her (HK$368/30ml)22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Look good on a budget22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Perfumes for spring-summer have finally arrived in stores. We've tested a range of new and updated scents for the season.22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
As the huge billboards, multimillion-dollar advertising budgets and A-list endorsements illustrate, the women's beauty and personal-care market is one of the most dynamic, competitive and profitable in the world.13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Sophie Labbe loves the smell of Hong Kong. It's not the first thing you would expect her to say when you sit down for an interview - but then again, for a woman who relies on smell more than any other sense, her statement isn't all that surprising.13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
L'Eau de Chloe perfume11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Fresh spring treats19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am