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Ralph Lauren Fragrances; Madonna Presale; Vera Wang Makeup

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FRAGRANCE—How do you give customers a sense of what a perfume is like when they can't smell it for themselves? Ralph Lauren's new Big Pony fragrance collection had Bruce Weber shoot a two minute film that evoked all the elements of the perfumes. Evidently the notes are pastels, roadsters, impossibly sexy people, and a One Republic song. [Racked Inbox]

FRAGRANCE—Dying to get your hands on Madonna's debut fragrance? Although Truth or Dare doesn't go on sale until April, Macy's is holding a special online presale. In addition to the perfume, you can also get a Truth or Dare scented body wash. The bad news? These hot male models don't come included. [Racked Inbox]

MAKEUP—Vera Wang has designed everything from ice skating costumes to housewares, and she's nowhere near finished. Next up, she's launching a cosmetics line as part of her partnership with Kohl's. The line includes lipsticks, mascara, concealer, and a lash enhancing serum, and she hints at nail polish being added down the line. Finally, makeup to complement that black wedding dress. [WWD]