Perfume coverage in the September issues of Allure, Vogue, W, GQ & Details, and Marie Claire, and as always, please comment on any fragrance coverage you've seen in other fashion & beauty magazines lately:
Cover: Vanessa Hudgens.
Scent strips: Mariah Carey Forever, Prada L'Eau Ambrée, Gucci Flora, Couture Couture by Juicy Couture, Bvlgari Blv II, Paris Hilton Siren.
Editorial coverage: The Beauty Reporter section includes a "Smell This" feature in which random passersby comment on the new Michael Kors Very Hollywood (p. 64) and a short blurb about Jennifer Lopez My Glow ("Mother Love", p. 72).
Fall Hot List mentions Molecule 01 by Escentric Molecules (p. 82). Best of Beauty includes a page on scent; among the mentions: Marc Jacobs Lola, Guerlain Idylle, Chanel Cristalle Eau Verte (p. 211).
Cover: Michelle Williams.
Scent strips: Paris Hilton Siren, Calvin Klein Euphoria, Giorgio Armani Idole d’Armani.
Editorial coverage: Pushing Perfume’s Limits: Two Elegant Rebels are Shaking up the Fragrance World, Creating Scented Universes that go Well Beyond the Usual Eau de Toilette profiles Frederic Malle and Francis Kurkdjian (pp. 187-188).
Cover: Uma Thurman.
Scent strips: None.
Editorial coverage: Beauty Buzz/Beauty Flash includes “Paris Match” about the Nez a Nez brand, which debuts its 10 fragrances ($165) in the U.S. at Studio BeautyMix at Fred Segal this fall; “Juicy Fruits”, about Juicy Couture’s “fruit bowl” Couture Couture; “Eau Boys” about Viktor & Rolf’s Eau Mega; and “Ties that Bind”, about La Prairie’s Life Threads fragrance collection (three perfumes: Silver, Gold & Platinum, $125 each) (pp. 112-117).
Cover: Olivia Wilde.
Scent strips: Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gio for Men, Calvin Klein ckfree for Men, Gucci by Gucci, *ECKO by Marc Ecko, Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de L’Homme, Usher VIP, Nautica Oceans.
Editorial coverage: Emperor du Fromage by Devin Friedman is a lengthy profile of Christian Audigier of the brand Ed Hardy. “The marketing is more important than the product. People are followers. They want to be attributed to a certain style. Is not me making the rules, is reality. Is the reality.” (p. 159)
Cover: Clive Owen.
Scent strips: Jean Paul Gaultier Le Mâle, Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de L’Homme.
Editorial coverage: Nada.
Cover: Drew Barrymore and Ellen Page.
Scent strips: Giorgio Armani Idole d’Armani, Gucci Flora, Prada L’Eau Ambrée.
Editorial coverage: Global Grooming: Foreign Beauty Report—Paris is a rundown on places to shop in Paris, including Costes Iunx Parfums, Maison Francis Kurkdjian, Merci, Pharmacie Swann: “French women put on perfume like Americans apply sunscreen.” (pp. 206-213)
(many thanks to Kevin, who is responsible for all the above except Allure!)