Perfume PosseAqaysos by Pierre Guillaume for Huitieme Art 2017 Hey Hey Posse Peeps! Aqaysos is a strange name and I’m not fully around how to say it. My best guess is a-Kay-soss but as you know I’m an Aussie and one with only the merest hints of knowledge about… Continue Reading ? Perfume PosseAqaysos by Pierre Guillaume for Huitieme Art 2017
Capsule Parfums describes Brood as "old soul spice...a progressive take on ancient ceremonial fragrance." Often, in perfumers' argot, "ceremonial" means incense, and though I love incense fragrances in autumn and winter, by spring I'm getting tired of them — no more smoke or ash, please. Show More Summary
A spot for Courrèges Eau Hyper Fraîche.
French fashion house Courrèges has launched Eau Hyper Fraîche, a new 'ultrafresh' aromatic fragrance...
New at bloomingdales: Raw Spirit line. New at harrods (UK): Diana Vreeland Full Gallop. New at macys: Giorgio Armani Si Rose Signature, Kenzo World. New at sephora: Tory Burch Jolie Fleur Lavande.
Happy Hump Day, and happy National Margarita Day! What fragrance are you wearing? I'm wearing Comme des Garçons Odeur 53 (which would go quite nicely with a margarita, by the way). Reminder: on 2/24, wear a fragrance by Comme des Garçons, if you have one...
Niche line Byredo has launched Bibliothèque, a new limited edition fragrance based on the brand's candle of the same name...
From Mizensir in collaboration with Swiss company Caran d'Ache, a limited edition box of four precious wood pencils (Western Hemlock, White Oak, Silver Teak and White Ash) scented by perfumer Alberto Morillas ("The fragrance of the pencils has traces of patchouli, incense, and tonka beans"). $30 at Pencils.com.
Chapter 18 in the ongoing Inside Chanel series, released as Chanel has announced a new Gabrielle fragrance and handbag for 2017. (You can see Chapter 17 here.)
Perfume PosseAmouage Bracken Woman Review Amouage Bracken Woman is due to be released in early 2017. Not sure the date? Notes of bracken accord, wild berries, lily, narcissus, camomile, smoky leather, patchouli, vetiver and birch are the listed notes. I am trying to sort this into… Continue Reading ? Perfume PosseAmouage Bracken Woman Review
Penhaligon’s will launch Savoy Steam, a new unisex fragrance, in March. Like the now discontinued fragrance Elixir, Savoy Steam was inspired by the brand's first scent, Hammam Bouquet...
New at beautyhabit: Comme des Garcons Gosha Rubchinskiy. New at bloomingdales: Mon Guerlain. New at macys: Mon Guerlain, Ralph Lauren Polo Red Extreme.
Happy International Mother Language Day! What fragrance are you wearing? I went with Comme des Garçons + Monocle Scent Three: Sugi. Tea at the moment is Irish Breakfast from Upton. Reminder: on 2/24, wear a fragrance by Comme des Garçons, if you have one...
No. 5 is more about femininity and accomplishment. What Mademoiselle Chanel has is this whole paradox of being vulnerable and invincible…and impertinent. Gabrielle is really who she was [as Gabrielle]. We really want it to be the expression of who she was at her core as a woman whose values are so modern today…to feature […]
Claus Porto's hand creams have been repackaged this year. Shown is the Chypre Hand Cream: "This hand cream’s silky formula drenches skin with moisture and a delicate scent to reinvigorate both hands and spirit. Its indulgent texture soothes hands upon contact creating an emollient barrier that treats them to a lasting hydration. Tangerine, grapefruit and […]
Actor Robert Pattinson is back (sort of: most of his shots appear to be repurposed footage from previous Dior Homme commercials) for Dior Homme Sport (which likewise appears to have been reformulated and reissued for 2017).
Perfume PossePerfume in the Winter-Spring I’ve been on a cleaning jag –too early for spring cleaning, I know, but it’s been crazy weather in the DC area. This is exactly the time of year we get crushed with some huge blizzard. But instead it’s been… Continue Reading ? Perfume PossePerfume in the Winter-Spring
I need your help. I’m sampling J’ai Osé, and I can find barely anything about it in my books and on the internet. NST’s readership is a robust brain trust. Between all of us, we should be able to unearth the story behind J’ai Osé, including...Show More Summary
It's a big month for me! I have two new books out: Blown Away (Berkley Prime Crime) under my pen name Clover Tate; and Cat in a Bag (Widow's Kiss), the second Booster Club caper...
New at dillards: Ralph Lauren Polo Red Extreme. New at luckyscent: Bruno Acampora Musc Gold. New at macys: Kenzo World, Gucci Guilty Absolute, Dior Homme Sport. New at selfridges (UK): Ralph Lauren Polo Supreme Leather, Cartier Baiser Fou, Santa Eulalia Aprilis. New at sephora: Ralph Lauren Polo Red Extreme, Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Bloom.