Category Archives: Burberry

My Burberry Blush ~ new perfume

My Burberry Blush

Burberry will launch My Burberry Blush, a new fragrance for women. My Burberry Blush is a flanker to 2014’s My Burberry, and follows 2016’s My Burberry Black

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The translation of luxury in perfume

Perfumer Francis Kurkdjian talks about the new Burberry Bespoke collection.
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Burberry Bespoke ~ new fragrances

Burberry Bespoke fragrances

Burberry has launched Burberry Bespoke, a new collection of seven fragrances developed by perfumer Francis Kurkdjian: High Tide, Amber Heath, Tudor Rose, Hawthorn Bloom, Garden Roses, Antique Oak and Wild Thistle…

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The daily lemming

An Antoine Friday lemming — Burberry Brit Rhythm in Body Lotion: “A body lotion for women infused with the fragrance of Brit Rhythm. A lively floral fragrance with an unexpected powdery twist. – A rush of British lavender, intoxicating orange blossom and vetiver.” $52 for 150 ml. Continue reading

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Fragrance gifts for Mother’s Day 2017, part 1

Mother’s Day (in the US, anyway) is coming up on Sunday, 14 May. Here are a few scented gift ideas so you can get that shopping done early.

Jonathan Adler Pop candles

The reasonably priced Jonathan Adler Pop candle collection at Bloomingdales includes a range of scents from Tomato to Bourbon to Fig to Earl Grey. $38 each…

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles (& some other stuff) 2017, part 4

More limited edition collector fragrance bottles, with the usual disclaimers: in most of these cases, the juice is unchanged, just the bottle is “special” (or not, as the case may be), and some of these may not be available in the US. Today’s post includes limited edition bottles from Cartier, Annick Goutal and Loewe; plus new concentrations of Salvatore Ferragamo Emozione Dolce Fiore and Mr. Burberry.

L'Envol de Cartier Metamorfosis

From Cartier, L’Envol de Cartier in the Metamorfosis edition with an ombre-ish mirror effect bottle. In 80 ml Eau de Parfum for €100, at El Corte Inglés in Spain…

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Burberry My Burberry Black ~ fragrance review

Lily James for My Burberry Black

We’ve had the usual wave of “dark” and “noir” flankers this fall, and here’s another one: Burberry’s My Burberry Black, a flanker to My Burberry (2014). Like the original My Burberry, My Burberry Black was developed by perfumer Francis Kurkdjian. It’s described as “an intense and sensual reinterpretation…a London garden amidst a gathering storm; heavy rain contrasting with the warm and captivating flora,” and its notes include jasmine, candied rose, peach nectar, amber and patchouli.

I tried My Burberry when it was released and it didn’t make much of an impression on me. I just revisited it and it still seems to me like an inoffensive sweet pea perfume, easy to wear to work or brunch. My first impression of My Burberry Black, on the other hand, is that it’s best reserved for evening wear…

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A Very British Fairy Tale

An animated holiday video from Burberry and Harrods.
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The Tale of Thomas Burberry

Sienna Miller, Lily James, Domhnall Gleeson and Dominic West in Burberry’s holiday film for 2016, The Tale of Thomas Burberry. Directed by Asif Kapadia.
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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2016, part 15

More limited edition collector fragrance bottles, with the usual disclaimers: in most of these cases, the juice is unchanged, just the bottle is “special” (or not, as the case may be), and some of these may not be available in the US. Today’s post includes limited edition bottles from Calvin Klein, Salvatore Ferragamo, Thierry Mugler, Burberry, Escentric Molecules and Philippe Starck.

Calvin Klein Euphoria Holiday 2016

From Calvin Klein, a limited edition bottle of Calvin Klein Euphoria for Holiday 2016 (it matches this edition of Calvin Klein Eternity for Men). $119 at Hudson’s Bay in Canada…

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