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Au Bord de L’eau – citrus and green and luminous – May 12, 2017

Au Bord de l'Eau (At the Seine at Bennecourt) - Claude Monet, 1868 - Wikimedia Commons

A few weeks ago we had some good friends over for supper. We get together fairly often, so it’s always easy with this group. Lots of food, wine, good conversation and laughter.

Sur L'Herbe – new and exciting and perfect for summer – April 26, 2017

Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe - Édouard Manet, 1863

Musée d'Orsay, Paris

 

Castagna – creamy and warm and delicate – April 12, 2017

Castanas asadas - Wikimedia Commons - Andres Nieto Porras, Dec. 27, 2010

Blackpepper – Unconventional, exceptional and so, so very wearable March 29, 2017

Image - CdeG Black Pepper - escentual.com

Mon Guerlain – feminine and modern and a beautiful ode to women - March 16, 2017

 

 

News of fragrance launches from iconic houses like Guerlain always send a frisson of excitement throughout the fragrance community and especially here at perfumeniche. But the buzz around their newest fragrance, Mon Guerlain, was, well, tantalizing.

Peau d'Ailleurs – delicate and persistent and evocative – March 1, 2016

Philippe Starck Peau Series - wallpaper.com

Black Heart v. 2 – woody and spicy and smoky - February 11, 2017

 

Black Heart v. 2 by Map Of The Heart bottle - colognoisseur.com

My first find of Black Heart v. 2 by Map Of The Heart was on Mark Behnke’s blog Colognoisseur.

February 1, 2017 – L'Air de Paris

A street in Montmartre, Paris - pinterest.com

I’ve been having a great time in Paris this last little while, especially discovering new fragrances and places to buy them in the City of Light.

Civet – spicy and floral and a forever fragrance – January 28, 2017

Zoologist Civet - zoologist.com

Baccarat Rouge 540 – floral and woody and perfect – January 14, 2017

Baccarat Rouge crystal vases - luxuo.com

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