Bars? Been there. Fancy gym? Seen it. Of all the perks of a luxury hotel, a solid day spa trumps any facility – unsurprisingly, it’s nothing less than five-star service from the moment you set foot onto the mezzanine at QT Sydney, home to the hotel’s award-winning designer day spa ‘SpaQ’.
Summer, especially Aussie ones can bring out some of our best sun kissed memories, also reflecting a little bit in the mood as well. That feeling is perfectly encapsulated in a jar that we know today as Mediterranean Honeysuckle . READ MORE
If it were not for Ernest Beaux, the world may never have experienced the phenomenon called Chanel No.5, nor would you have discovered Ralph Lauren’s ever popular Polo had it not been resurrected from a ‘reject’! We revisit legendary perfumers who make your fragrances everlasting memories. READ MORE
Known for her participation in Cinderella, Downton Abbey, in the BBC version of War and Peace and her current role as Juliet in the adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, it is very evident, Lily James acting career is terribly extensive.
And now Burberry has chosen her as the new face of latest perfume: My Burberry Black, READ MORE
This September, Christian Louboutin creates a new chapter in Loboutin’s history by revealing three new women’s fragrances: Bikini Questa Sera with Jasmine and Tuberose top notes, Trouble in Heavenwith woody Oriental notes mixed with Iris, Patchouli and Tonka Absolute and finally Tornado Blonde, a delicious mix of Rose Red, Violets and Cassis. READ MORE
The creation of olfactory scents may as well be considered a sport in France, with good reason – home to arguably the most prestigious fragrance schools in the world, becoming a ‘le nez’ (that’s Nose, in case your French is dusty) comes with it infinite prestige. READ MORE
90 years later and voila comes one of the most coveted launch of the century, Louis Vuitton’s namesake series of fragrances to satisfy the olfactory needs of fragrance gourmands. Namesake scents are further sprayed in to seven women perfumes called ‘Les Parfums Louis Vuitton’. READ MORE
Girls who are boys who like boys to be girls… in a scent, that is
For the non-floral females among us, sifting through the fragrance department is a cruel taunt to the tomboy within – the spectrum can generically span from light and airy to heady and sexy without too much variation in between. The solution? Think like a man and try a cologne on for size.
Known for its excessive use of color, Lucia Pica is the mastermind behind the design of Chanel Color & Make Up since 2014. This fall presents his first collection, a tribute to the most emblematic color within the universe of Chanel. READ MORE
The harsher winter gets, more distant gets our beach workout desires. Indoor heated swimming pools and Jacuzzi takes precedence to the sweet salty uproar of waves, salt scrub body exfoliation appeals more than midnight skinny dipping in 30 C summer nights. READ MORE
It’s perfume’s most intriguing new ingredient, adding a playfully gourmand twist to a fragrance, or inciting dreams of aroma-rich days at the beach in this grim aussie winters. (clockwise from top) READ MORE
The trend in makeup of the times dictates that a woman must find the perfect imperfection, extolling its natural features. Under that scoop natural makeup was invented, better known as No Make-up Make-up , which is not not use makeup, but using it in such a way that it is virtually impossible to distinguish. MAC Cosmetics shared the steps to achieve ‘No Make Up look’: READ MORE
Charlotte Blakeney is one of Australia’s most in-demand makeup artists. For almost 20 years she has worked her magic on covers, campaigns and countless celebrities. By Charlotte began as a side business: “I have always wanted to make women look and feel beautiful and I guess jewellery is another way of achieving this.” It’s now booming to the point where Blakeney is putting away her makeup brushes for good.
As France’s first lady of fragrance, Chantal Roos has had more impact on the industry than most; she was the brains behind such iconic scents as YSL Opium and Paris, Issey Miyake L’eau D’issey and Jean Paul Gaultier classique. READ MORE
In the past 22 years, CDG fragrances have launched only five scents, each one with its own code name to reflect the inspiration behind it. These creations join a collection of over 75 other scents under the Comme des Garçons Perfumes umbrella. READ MORE
As the launch for L’Officiel Hommes nears, we uncover four Autumn fragrances for men that will take you on a olfactory journey from Corsica, to Southern Italy’s Mediterranean Gaunts to wild woods of Eastern Africa.