Now, just 18 months after opening, fully half of Le Labo’s customers are men, and Rose 31 is its best-selling fragrance. What is even more surprising to Mr. Penot, as well as to others in the slow-to-change men’s fragrance market, is how one group of guys in particular, young men in their 20s, is shaking up the hidebound (and hide-scented) formulas that have held sway for decades.
— From Younger, and Faster to Pick Up the Scent in today's New York Times.
We recently revealed that Tom Ford asked Anderson to become the spokesperson for a new cologne he's creating that he wanted to name after Cooper, but Anderson turned him down. Anderson told his fashion maven mom Gloria Vanderbilt about the offer and she LIKED the idea and pushed her son to give it some more thought.
— What the world needs now: an Anderson Cooper fragrance. The quote is from Janet Charleton's Hollywood, found via TowleRoad, found via Ruth (thanks!).