The ‘swede’ smell of success.
An amateur perfumier is facing a ruinous legal fight, after ignoring a ‘cease and desist’ order from Donna Karan.
Farmer Phil Evans from Harold turned his hand to producing cosmetics, because ‘it seemed less bother than rummaging about in cows’.
DNKY ‘Be Gert Lush’ is literally a ground-breaking new scent: it’s made from a combination of root vegetables and a strange liquid he found beneath the chicken shed. “On top of that there’s some animal glands that are a bit too rank for sausages”, he smiled. “That’s just what they do with the posh stuff, that is. Only they normally calls it ‘musk’.”
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Maybe it smells of burning feathers
Some of the world’s brightest minds have failed in an attempt to find any meaning in a TV perfume advert, or make any kind of logical connection between the events happening on screen and the product being advertised.
The advert, for a new fragrance from Jean-Paul Gaultier called ‘J’, sees a scantily clad woman get out of bed and walk over to an open window, then turn into a bird and fly out of it before bursting into flames. The camera then pans out to reveal that that the flame is a reflection in the eye of a moody-looking man sat on a motorbike wearing a leather jacket, heavy stubble and several kilos of hair gel. Continue reading →
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