September 2 2014

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Stealing Sex And The City; Carolina Herrera’s Advice For Other Designers? Pick Perfume; And More…


Counterfeit fragrances rank among the most intercepted items on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s seizure list, but one specific perfume apparently turns up more than others. That’d be the Sex and the City perfume, $51 million of which was confiscated last year alone! [WWD]

With fashion week officially in full force, it’s easy to forget that the Grammys and the Oscars will soon be upon us, and a new brand called Red Carpet Manicure is ready. The lacquer company just debuted a new line of gel polishes made out of 24-karat gold—the perfect awards show accessory. [Hollywood Life]

As designers get ready to present their Fall collections over the next month from New York to Paris, they should also have a fragrance franchise on the brain, according to Carolina Herrera. “You should do it immediately because that’s what gets your name everywhere,” Herrera says. [Reuters]

It was surprising to see Lindsay Lohan at the amfAR gala in New York last night. Equally perplexing is why her hair is so very platinum. [Mirror]

In other confounding news: The New York Yankees are apparently in the process of launching two fragrances, New York Yankees and New York Yankees for Her. [Racked]

Photo: Courtesy of Carolina Herrera fragrances

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