Forever Krystle -
Fragrance inspired by the prime time soap
DYNASTY/ABC/1981-89. John Forsythe and Linda
Evans plugged the perfume named Forever
Krystle based on their Blake Carrington and
Krystle Carrington characters.
Selling for $9.75 a bottle, this tantalizing
TV fragrance created by Yves St. Laurent (he
also made a men's cologne called Carrington)
sold more than 6.5 million dollars in 1985.
As Linda Evans said in the commercials "A
woman's scent is her identity."
Joan Collins who played the wicked bitch
Alexis Carrington hawked her own fragrance
appropriately enough called Scoundrel.
Other celebrities hopped onto the
merchandising bandwagon with their own
Elizabeth Taylor pushed Passion at
$160.00 a bottle and later White Diamonds
Cher unveiled Uninhibited
Mikhail Baryshnikov manufactured Misha
Julio Iglesia introduced Only in May
Elvira (Cassandra Peterson) the
vampish horror show hostess hawked a perfume
called Evil Her perfume was developed without
animal testing and contained no animal
ingredients. The profits were donated to People
for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
In 1991, Victoria Principal (of DALLAS fame)
followed suit with an animal free line of
cosmetics called Principal Secret.
A tongue-in-cheek article in TV Guide
(2/10-16/1996) reviewed such fragrances as MP
(Melrose Place), Mariel by H20 Plus
(Central Park West), Amphibia, Pour
Homme, Femme, et Frog (Kermit
In the fall of 1998, Miss Piggy introduced
her own fragrance called Moi. No animals
were used in the testing of this perfume, just
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