LONDON – Funny how a small, old brand can captivate a current audience. Such is the appeal of Mason Pearson brushes. In many cases, brands such as Mason Pearson just disappear, with the company shutting down production and at best, farming out production to Asia, and at worst, shutting itMORE HERE

When Ascendia Brands went bankrupt, they sold a number of brands to new owners. One of the most storied brands was Dorothy Gray, which sold, with the Tussy deodorant line, for $1 milllion to KCM Brands LLC, according to Reuters. While production has resumed on other Ascendia brands like Mr.MORE HERE

We wrote last year about the demise of the Georgette Klinger brand, and its revival by the founder’s family, but it seems like fans of the brand will still have to wait. We have written a number of times to the email address that was on the website, but haveMORE HERE

Now on our Top 100 List If you want to see how much America has lost its innocence, one need only look at the Pfizer Company and its most advertised products. In the 1960s, one of Pfizer’s best known advertised products was the cologne Hai Karate, made by Pfizer’s Leeming/PacquinMORE HERE

The May edition of Vogue magazine profiles Osmothéque perfume conservatory in Versailles, where over 1,800 scents are stored, including 400 parfums disparus, or disappeared perfumes. The story is written by Erika Kawalek, who goes on a “journey to replace her favorite scents.” The Osmotheque website lists of dozens of perfumesMORE HERE