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You or Someone Like You – A visit to La-La Land – May 19, 2017

You or Someone Like You web banner  - etatlibredorange.com

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.

L’Attesa – Earthy and rich and hauntingly beautiful - May 5, 2017

Miniature Iris, April 2017 - perfumeniche.com

Masque Milano is one of the very exceptional niche perfume companies. Italian, of course. Who else would choose the vision of an opera in four acts to build a brand, and succeed so perfectly?

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

 

Vol de Nuit Parfum Extrait – Enigmatic, timeless, and extraordinarily beautiful – April 20, 2017

Guerlain Vol de Nuit Parfum Extrait bottle - perfumeniche.com

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

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

Nirvana Black – Warm, uncomplicated, and surprising

Elizabeth and James "Nirvana Black" - refinery29.com 

I’ve been immersed in “celebrity” perfumes.

I can count the number of bona-fide true “celebrity” scents we list on one finger, no - two fingers. Oops, three fingers.

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

Image - CdeG Black Pepper - escentual.com

Outrageous – A thinking person’s un-perfume – March 23, 2017

 

Outrageous (2017) by Editions de Parfums Fréderic Malle

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.

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