What’s In Store: Well-Bred

These sophisticated winter launches evoke the refined taste of a classic gentleman.

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Beauty Inc issue 11/12/2010

These sophisticated winter launches evoke the refined taste of a classic gentleman.

This story first appeared in the November 12, 2010 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

Anthony For Men Action Foaming Face Wash All Types

This foaming cleanser contains soothing cactus extract, skin-softening honey and glycolic acid to exfoliate pores and beard hairs alike. ($22; Barneys)

Acqua Di Parma Colonia Powder Soap

Add warm water to activate the foaming action of this pulverized-soap-and-talc-powder blend, which is scented with the classic Acqua di Parma fragrance first launched in 1916. ($36; Saks)

Guerlain Arsene Lupin in Voyou and Dandy

Maurice Leblanc’s detective novels inspired these two scents, which interpret the noble and shifty sides of the series protagonist, Arsène Lupin. Voyou, French for rascal, blends bitter orange, coriander, patchouli and rose, while Dandy, a fanciful fusion of violet, smoky leather and velvet flower, explores Lupin’s softer side. ($230; Guerlain at the Shoppes at the Palazzo)

Bumble & bumble The Flat Classic Hairbrush

Bumble’s first collection of hairbrushes are crafted in Italy and feature sustainably harvested beech wood handles and a scalp-protecting rubber bristle bed. ($85; Bumble and bumble)

Reach By Design Soft Toothbrush

Designed with both function and form in mind, this toothbrush features a specially angled neck and multilevel bristles to remove 95 percent of plaque between teeth. The limited edition geometric patterns were chosen by celebrity stylist Brad Goreski (of Rachel Zoe fame) and interior designers Tom Delavan and Celerie Kemble. ($3.49; mass retailers)

Francis Kurkdjian Pour Le Matin Absolu

The French perfumer introduces this scent, inspired by a dewy, sun-drenched morning. The blend of woody amber and violet, designed to be worn early in the day, launches alongside an evening-appropriate counterpart. ($195; Bergdorf Goodman)