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L’Air des Alpes Suisses – green and cool and Swiss

Swiss Alps near Grindelwald - Alpine Globeflower (Trollius)

Oh, the Swiss alps! Just typing these words conjures up images of skiers schussing down mountain pistes to the sound of gliding skis and crunching snow against a backdrop of conical pine trees, cutting through the cold, clear mountain air. Then, the apres-ski in cozy chalets, warmed by blazing fires heating a raclette cheese round.

Mûre et Musc - Blackberry and Musc, tart, fresh, sophisticated classic

Mûre et Musc EdT 50 ml.

The first truly “niche” fragrance I owned was from L’Artisan Parfumeur, the Paris perfume house created in 1978 by Jean Laporte.

Note Series #26 - LEMON

 

"Pair of lemons" - Wikimedia Commons 

Pays Dogon – vegetal and woody and earthy

Dogon cliff dwellings, Bandiagara escarpment, Mali

ANGEL MUSE – Creamy smooth, toasty warm, luscious and addictive

Angel Muse 30 ml. bottle

Mandarina Corsica – warm summer nights and the smell of candied mandarins and immortelle

Photo Courtesy of L'Artisan Parfumeur

I have a very dear friend who lives in London. We don’t see each other as often as we’d like, and travel plans to meet up this summer have fallen through, so we came up with the idea to take ‘Scented Vacation’ together.

Mandala – Incense for l'intero universo, the whole universe

Mandala of the Six Chakravartins

My husband calls me into his studio the other morning, hands me the headphones and says: “Close your eyes and listen to this…”

“Okay”. I say, expecting to hear his new tune. 

Fleurs de Citronnier – delicate and floral and fresh

Lemon flower and fruit

Under My Skin – What a feeling!

I’ve got you under my skin
I've got you deep in the heart of me
So deep in my heart that you're really a part of me
I've got you under my skin

Cole Porter 1936

Fathom V – green and greener and greenest

Spray breaking over The Cobb, at Lime Regis, England

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