“All-natural” perfumes rarely contain only natural ingredients, but The Guardian reports that “a growing number of independent perfumers are creating genuinely natural perfume, even if this means they have to make smaller, more personal products.”

Both Nivea and Weleda are branching out into the world of scents: Nivea is launching an eau de toilette in Germany and Austria, while Weleda is now selling a trio of fragrances under the name Eaux Naturelles Parfumées / Jardin de Vie.

I enjoyed this piece on Lyn Harris who, after establishing fragrance house Miller Harris in 2000, has now launched Perfumer H, a new niche brand that will offer bespoke services and bring out new collections twice a year.

Fab Links from Our Members

Annagybe thought that Tom Ford’s Spring/Summer 2016 music video featuring Lady Gaga was a pretty fun alternative to the traditional runway show.

Murpheleven came across this article about how entrepreunerial designers are coming up with fashionable ways to wear your activity tracker.

After reading this post on Five Challenging Fall Trends, Marlene asks: “Is a trend worth it if it requires a step-by-step work-around just to make it wearable?”

She was also happy to see that ModCloth is retiring the separate plus-size categorization for clothing.

Celia likes the on trend mix of colours and ladylike feel of this outfit.

Vildy enjoyed this conversation about clothes and the hidden anxieties of getting dressed.

Suz directs us to the REDress Project, a powerful aesthetic response to Canada’s missing and murdered aboriginal women.

Diane G would like to share this post from Catherine that provides food for thought on the ever thorny subject of age.

Sally shares a list of vendors and brands with sustainable, conscious, or worker-focused practices. Angie thought it was great to see Karen Kane, Eileen Fisher, Everlane, NYDJ, Bailey 44, Munro, Frye, ECCO, Stuart Weitzman, Rag & Bone and J.Brand on the list.