Refinery29 has a nice roundup of eleven indie fragrances that “won’t have you smell like everyone else”. Bonus: a few of these scents are “green”, as many indie perfumers are also trying to source ingredients that are kind to the environment.

Although Dolce & Gabbana is not the first fashion house to release a scent targeted to toddlers, their new perfume for babies is causing quite a stir. Health concerns aside, this begs the question: is it really necessary to enhance an infant’s natural smell?

The minimalist Chanel N° 5 glass bottle is arguably just as iconic as the legendary perfume it contains. Design*Sponge gives us some background on how the understated design came about.

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Ingunn has bought several pairs of Clarks shoes via Bells Shoes and highly recommends this British online shoe store. They carry nineteen other brands as well, the customer service is excellent, and — nice to know — they deduct the VAT when you order from abroad.

To what point does hair colour become unprofessional for the office? Kat over at Corporette investigates this question with her readership, and Angie thought the comments just as interesting as the blog post itself.

Vildy discovered the Gentleman’s Gazette, where you can read everything you ever wanted to know about quilted jackets.

London-born Cara Delevingne has been gracing many a catwalk and magazine cover. This twenty year old has even been called “the new Kate Moss”. Sarahbb enjoyed this short interview with “the model to watch”.

Ariel over at Artfully Awear puts together outfits inspired by artworks from different genres and eras. Ingunn was especially taken with her interpretation of Edvard Munch’s The Scream because she wrote her thesis on this famous painting.

RoseandJoan points out that David Bowie is once again exploring androgyny in the video for his new single The Stars (Are Out Tonight). It features the talented actress Tilda Swinton, and models Andrej Pejic and Saskia De Brauw. (Warning: the video contains some nudity so may not be safe for work.)