Living: The Sweet Smell of Success?

For the unsuspecting, magazines can be a pain in the nose

There used to be nothing treacherous about reading a magazine. There was nothing to come off on your clothes (except maybe too much ink), nothing to make your eyes water or take away your taste for dinner. But now, as perfume makers seek greater access to their customers, the magazine has become something of a minefield -- and a smelly minefield at that. More and more perfume manufacturers are relying on not just provocative texts and evocative images but a sample of the real thing. Turn the page, break open the "scent strip" and get a full blast of Giorgio of...

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