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Not any old bottle would do for Jean Paul Gaultier, whose unique perfume bottles are on view at Neiman Marcus through Saturday. Above is the container for Fragile.

Anything but bottled up


Jean Paul Gaultier is known as one of fashion's wild men, so why should he put out a perfume bottle that's tame?

He's known for creating perfume bottles in the shape of women's bodies, decked in corsets, animal print and tropical-print pareo.

A collection of 20 of his fragrance bottles is on display in the cosmetics department at Neiman Marcus at Ala Moana Center through Saturday. Included in the retrospective will be his latest fragrance, Fragile, encased in a snow globe with gold glitter that swirls around a miniature woman dressed in a black evening dress.

A museum-style exhibit will be accompanied by vintage clothing samples from Gaultier's fashion collections.

A special gift will be offered for customers who purchase a Jean Paul Gaultier fragrance during the event -- a set of 4 miniature fragrances from his collection.

Here's the Drill

Drill Team Hawaii presents its 8th annual Dance Showcase at 7 p.m. today at the Hawaii Theatre, with special guests singer Tani Lynn Fujimoto and the UH Dancers.

Ranging from pre-school to college, members of Drill Team Hawaii will be performing an eclectic lineup of 36 new dance routines featuring jazz, hip hop and ballet.

Tickets are $16. For more information, call 528-0506.

Purple reigns

The maker of M&M's said yesterday that purple will be the latest color for the little chocolate candies. The decision came after more than 10 million people in 200 countries voted on the Internet and over the phone on whether to add purple, pink or aqua to the mix.

"Our consumers have spoken," said Paul Michaels, president of Masterfoods USA in Hackettstown.

Purple received 41 percent of the vote. Aqua had 37 percent and pink had 19 percent. Purple will join the existing mix of red, blue, brown, green, orange and yellow in August.

The new color was celebrated at a New York gala last night with performances by Ashanti and Wyclef Jean.

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