SCENTS: Oh, to Be Too Tony for Liz!

Oh, to Be Too Tony for Liz!

Socialites who feel insecure shopping anywhere but at the most exclusive salons may want to consult the opinion of an unexpected new arbiter: U.S. District Judge Robert Sweet. Last week the Manhattan-based judge named the 55 classiest retail stores in the U.S. He compiled the list as a way of enforcing a November trademark-infringement ruling in which he prohibited the toniest U.S. stores from selling Elizabeth Taylor's new fragrance, called Passion (price: $165 per oz. of perfume). Sweet had ruled that the upper-crust marketplace already belonged to an older Passion ($270), which the French firm Annick Goutal has marketed in the...

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