Tag: perfume

in the news: brad pitt for chanel n°5

in the news: brad pitt for chanel n°5

Well, here’s an interesting twist in the perfume wars: Brad Pitt is going to be the new face of Chanel N°5. Yes, that’s right. The actor will be taking over where Audrey Tatou and Nicole Kidman left off. Apparently he’s also receiving a seven-figure salary […]

2011 in review: fashion

2011 in review: fashion

As always, the main focus of The Dernier Cri throughout 2011 was fashion in all its forms. I’ll focus only on what I’ve covered through the blog, but please feel free to share your own favourite looks and moments in the comments. Best Red Carpet […]

perfume wars: emma watson for lancôme trésor midnight rose

perfume wars: emma watson for lancôme trésor midnight rose

It must be the week for new perfume campaigns because after speculating several months ago that Emma Watson’s new assignment for Lancôme was perfume-related, the Trésor Midnight Rose film has finally landed. This new fragrance from Lancôme is a direct competitor against Chanel’s Coco Mademoiselle […]

perfume wars: charlize for dior j’adore

perfume wars: charlize for dior j’adore

Dior may still be yet to appoint a head designer (though Marc Jacobs is now the hot favourite), but last night, the company released its latest perfume campaign. J’Adore is targeted at the 30-somethings market and the ad is more sophisticated and less flirtatious than […]

friday film: vera wang lovestruck

friday film: vera wang lovestruck

For today’s Friday film, I was tempted to share the clip of Bradley Cooper talking on French TV station TF1 in fluent French. Unfortunately, the downside of living in a place where TF1 is the first channel on my TV (and where The Hangover is […]

friday film: chanel’s coco mademoiselle

friday film: chanel’s coco mademoiselle

I’ll admit I’m a little behind the times with today’s Friday film – but even though the new Coco Mademoiselle film was released a couple of weeks ago, it’s fabulously shot and worthy of a spot here on The Dernier Cri. We checked out the […]

in the news: emma watson for lancome

in the news: emma watson for lancome

It appears the gorgeous Ms Watson is unstoppable! Following on from her collaboration with Alberta Ferretti, she was on Monday officially named the newest face of Lancome (where her stablemates include Julia Roberts and Anne Hathaway). Watson got straight on the job, shooting her first […]

battle of the perfume misses

battle of the perfume misses

Dior and Chanel are two of the most well-known and famous French couture houses. Both also make a significant portion of their profit on perfume sales (because, let’s face it, that’s pretty much all most of us can afford to buy!) It makes sense then […]

want to smell like sir elton’s garden?

want to smell like sir elton’s garden?

English perfume house Jo Malone has created a limited edition scent inspired by the beautiful white scented garden at Sir Elton John and David Furnish’s Windsor home. Appropriately named after the couple’s annual fundraising White Tie and Tiara Ball, the floral fragrance blends jasmine, orange […]