Perfume coverage in the May issues of Allure, Details, Elle, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, W and Martha Stewart Living; as always please comment on any fragrance-related coverage you’ve seen in other fashion & beauty magazines:
Cover: Lauren Conrad
Scent strips: Ralph Lauren Romance, Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gioia and Acqua di Gio, Prada Infusion d'Iris, Oscar de la Renta Esprit d'Oscar, Calvin Klein Euphoria
Editorial coverage: The Beauty Reporter section includes Marc Jacobs Curacao under the "Editor's Favorites" (p. 44), and asks random passersby to comment on Oscar de la Renta Esprit d'Oscar (p. 48). "Reese Speaks" talks to Reese Witherspoon about her latest scent for Avon, Laugh Often.
Green Days by Frederic Malle is about green notes (p. 86, mentions include Chanel No. 19, Frederic Malle Carnal Flower and Dior Dune).
Cover: Mark Ruffalo
Scent strips: None
Editorial coverage: We here at NST love chocolate, and even write about it on occasion, so I had to include this article:
pg. 32, An Insider’s Guide to the American Chocolate Renaissance: Everything You Need to Know About the Country’s Best Small-Batch, Bean-to-Bar Makers – Salazon Chocolate (MD); Potomac Chocolate (VA); Olive and Sinclair (TN); Mindo (MI); Taza Chocolate (MA); Sweeteeth (SC); Vice Chocolates (CA); Madécasse (NY); and Patric (MO). Plus The Best Shops for Connoisseurs – Atlanta/Cacao; Boston/Hotel Chocolat; New York/Borne Confections; Portland, OR/At the Meadows; and San Francisco/Recchiuti.
p. 64, Treat Your Hands Right: Don’t settle for cut-rate liquid soaps. Instead choose something as sophisticated as the fragrance you wear.
Cover: Jennifer Hudson (not shown)
Scent strips: Chanel Coco Mademoiselle; Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gioia and Acqua di Gio; Calvin Klein Euphoria; Givenchy Very Irrésistible;
Editorial coverage: None
Cover: Zach Galifianakis (not shown)
Scent strips: Dolce & Gabbana The One; Burberry Brit
Editorial coverage: zip
Cover: Lady Gaga
Scent strips: Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb; Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gioia and Acqua di Gio; Calvin Klein Beauty
Editorial coverage: none
Cover: January Jones
Scent strips: none
Editorial coverage: p. 52, by Jane Larkworthy, Yes, We Candle; discusses Le Labo and its latest perfume: Santal 33.
Martha Stewart Living
Scent strips: unknown
Editorial coverage: p. "An Air of Spring" is a 2 page spread on fragrance. Under the "fresh and flowery category" are listed (with descriptions) Chanel Les Exclusifs Beige, Ralph Lauren Romance, Calvin Klein Eternity Summer, Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Fresh, and *Martha's Pick* Fracas de Robert Piguet. Under "bright and zesty" are listed Michael Kors Island Palm Beach, Christian Dior Milly-la-Foret, Soap & Paper Factory L'Orange hand-poured solid perfume, Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Soleil, and Jo Malone Assam & Grapefruit Cologne.
Huge thanks to reader JanJan for the Martha Stewart Living news. I covered Allure, and as always, Kevin did all the rest!