It's Monday again, and the last one in July...the summer is going quickly! What fragrance are you wearing? I'm tired after being woken by an impressive thunderstorm very early this morning. Luckily we did not get hail again, as we did on Saturday afternoon. Show More Summary
What do Elizabeth Bennett and geranium share in common? Elisa explains. I’ve never heard anyone call geranium their favorite flower. Compared to the more photogenic blooms found in bouquets and floral arrangements, geranium might seem like a workaday houseplant. Cheery sidewalk geraniums If rose and geranium were sisters in a Jane Austen novel, rose would be known […]
Makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury will launch her debut fragrance, Scent of a Dream, next month. Scent of a Dream is a floral chypre, and will be fronted by Kate Moss...
Perfume PosseCraving Monday: Aerin Lauder Mediterranean Honeysuckle Sometimes when I’m out walking, as I round a corner on the path and pass a big clump of bushes, I’ll get the most wonderful whiff of honeysuckle. “Oh, if we could only bottle that exact scent,” I think to… Continue Reading ? Perfume PosseCraving Monday: Aerin Lauder Mediterranean Honeysuckle
A twist on a poll we did in 2011: let's say you're going to get three fragrances for free. Name your picks... 1. The first fragrance has to be a regular perfume that you could easily buy online — nothing ultra-rare or vintage or so exclusive you'd have to travel somewhere to buy it. Show More Summary
A retro-mod video for Jo Malone Basil & Neroli.
New at barneys: The Collection by Phuong Dang.New at twistedlily: Six Scents / Parfums Quartana.
Pacifica has launched Sparkling Star Passionfruit, a new fragrance for women...
Canadian fashion brand Kensie has launched an eponymous fragrance...
Niche line Byredo has launched Cuir Obscur, a new unisex fragrance...
A video for The Ralph Lauren Collection Fragrances.
New at luckyscent: L'Artisan Bucoliques de Provence, Aj Arabia Gold I & II.New at macys: Michael Kors Sexy Sunset, Armani Si Intense, Marc Jacobs Divine Decadence.
French luxury footwear brand Christian Louboutin will launch their debut fragrances, Bikini Questa Sera, Tornade Blonde and Trouble in Heaven...
It's Friday, finally! Our community project for today: we're doing Flashback Friday — wear a fragrance you wore "back in the day". I think this was suggested by Bee and MikasMinion? What fragrance did you pick? As always, do chime in...Show More Summary
Saffron has the reputation of a luxurious spice. Use it in tiny quantities for the most delicate of preparations like custards and seafood bisques, advises many a cookbook. Certainly, unless you live in saffron producing areas like Iran, Turkey or Kashmir, you’ll pay more for saffron than other spices in your collection, but its flavor is so dramatic that […]
“There’s something off though,” she notes and starts subtracting layers to get the best mix possible. She pulls out the vetiver and lets me have at it. It’s perfect; she is a magician. As I waft the new cocktail toward my nose, I close my eyes and am there, walking through that metaphorical post-rain forest.— […]
Perfume PosseSemi-Summer Rerun: Serge Lutens Rahat Loukoum Some of you know that my birthday was last month. I turned (and I am indeed admitting this in print) 55 years old. Which is odd because I am more likely 15 inside. My party wasn’t until last week, since… Continue Reading ? Perfume PosseSemi-Summer Rerun: Serge Lutens Rahat Loukoum
A few years ago, I reviewed a little bottle of perfume oil called Scarlett Letter that I'd bought at Aroma Sanctum in Salem, Massachusetts. I recently ordered more of this fragrance, since I still love it and it brings back happy memories. Show More Summary
Singer / songwriter Ella Eyre for Emporio Armani Diamonds Club.
New at dillards: Versace Pour Homme Dylan Blue, Yves Saint Laurent Mon Paris, Moschino Fresh Couture, Marc Jacobs Divine Decadence.New at twistedlily: Medittorosa & Viridiscent lines.