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Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo Signature – warm and spicy and leathery

Salvatore Ferragamo headquarters - Palazzo Spini Feroni, Florence, Italy

We had just finished lunch on the Left Bank and were meandering back to the apartment.

“OK, the last thing I want to buy before we go home is a bottle of Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo Signature,” he said.

La Fumée Arabie – spicy and woody and smoky

One of my favorite smoky scents is La Fumée by British indie perfume house Miller Harris. I’ve worn it on and off since I first discovered it in 2011 and, dare I say, it is as close to a signature scent for me as I dare to go.

Halfeti – rich and warm and transporting

Image - wikipedia.com - Steamy hammam in Divan Asia Hotel, Istanbul, by Nevit Dilman, July 1, 2012

Vanilla Shot – vanilla-y and resinous and original

Bertrand Duchaufour - remember him? Sure you do. A few years back this über - talented nose seemed to be was everywhere, all the time, and we couldn’t get enough of his swoon worthy fragrances. And, then around 2015 we started to see less from him, especially after he left his positon as Perfumer in Residence at L’Artisan.

EDITION 03 - INCENSE – woody and resinous and smoky

Sweet Morphine – floral and woody, unique and addictive

Image - Sweet Morphine - ex-nihilo-paris.com

By the Fireplace – warm and smoky and undeniably seductive

According my copy of the Farmer’s Almanac, first frost is just around the corner. The days are getting shorter, and the nights are finally cool. At my house, that means the first wood fire of autumn. Like the first snowfall or the first crocus, the first fire heralds the new season.

Pélargonium – Spicy and floral and woody

Radio Bombay – woody and sultry and exciting

mage by Saliko - Antique radio amateurs exhibition - Florence, Italy, Feb. 2014 - Wikimedia Commons

1805 Tonnerre – dark and romantic and original

Tonnerre EdP - beaufort.com

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