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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles (& some other stuff) 2017, part 7

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 special edition bottles from Lalique, Marc Jacobs and Oscar de la Renta, plus an extrait version of Paco Rabanne Olympéa.

Lalique de Lalique 2018 Séduction edition

An advance look at Lalique’s 2018 crystal edition of Lalique de Lalique, Séduction, inspired by the brand’s 1924 Serpent vase. (You can see 2017 here). 1200 were made, $1800, 100 ml Parfum, it goes on sale this month at Neiman Marcus…

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Dream baby dream

Kaia Gerber (Cindy Crawford’s 15 year old daughter), Sofia Mechetner and Dilia Martins in the new campaign for Marc Jacobs Daisy.
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Marc Jacobs Daisy Kiss, Daisy Eau So Fresh Kiss & Daisy Dream Kiss ~ new fragrances

Marc Jacobs has launched Daisy Kiss, Daisy Eau So Fresh Kiss and Daisy Dream Kiss, a new trio of limited edition flankers for women. (And see last year’s model: the Daisy Blush collection)…

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Shiny

A quick video for Marc Jacobs Daisy Shine and Decadence One Eight K.
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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2016, part 14

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 Marc Jacobs, Viktor & Rolf, Givenchy and Philosophy.

 Marc Jacobs Decadence One Eight K edition

From Marc Jacobs, the Decadence One Eight K edition: “More than ever, this limited-edition Decadence Eau de Pafum is the ultimate statement-maker: a decadently feminine bottle inspired by an iconic handbag shape elevated in a liquid gold-inspired hue.” $127 for 100 ml at Nordstrom

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Marc Jacobs Divine Decadence ~ new fragrance

Marc Jacobs Divine Decadence

Marc Jacobs has launched Divine Decadence, a new flanker to 2015’s Decadence

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Le Parfum de Pluie – Five Rain-Inspired Fragrances

Maybe it’s because I’m British and I simply have no choice, but I love the rain. My favourite moments are those cold nights when one is all tucked up in bed as the rain and wind lashes against the house. … Continue reading Continue reading

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Marc Jacobs Daisy Blush, Daisy Eau So Fresh Blush & Daisy Dream Blush ~ new fragrances

Marc Jacobs Daisy Blush, Daisy Eau So Fresh Blush and Daisy Dream Blush

Marc Jacobs has launched Daisy Blush, Daisy Eau So Fresh Blush and Daisy Dream Blush, a new trio of limited edition flankers for women…

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A New Kind of Bag Envy – Marc Jacobs Decadence Perfume Review

If you’ve ever thought that the plastic flowers that adorn the bottles of Marc Jacobs’ popular fragrances Daisy, Lola and Dot were more than slightly OTT, you may want to turn away for the rest of this review. With his … Continue reading Continue reading

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Marc Jacobs Decadence ~ fragrance review

Adriana Lima for Marc Jacobs Decadence

I felt like the next story to tell was one of this indulgence of pleasure and luxury, because that’s what decadence is. And I had to tell that in a way that was irreverent, which is very much part of who I am and how we tell stories, which is with an offhanded, irreverent sense of glamour, rather than first-degree glamour — something a bit more unconventional.1

So says Marc Jacobs, who has released a new feminine fragrance called Decadence for fall. Decadence was developed by perfumer Annie Buzantian and is a “sensual, luxurious, woody fragrance” with top notes of plum, iris flower and saffron; heart notes of Bulgarian rose, jasmine sambac and orris; and a base of vetiver, papyrus woods and liquid amber.

When I spritzed Decadence on a blotter at my local Macy’s and took a deep whiff, I gasped and recoiled (to the amusement of the security guard keeping an eye on things). It opens with something sharp and harsh that I can only describe as “knitting needle up the nostril.” It is some kind of aldehyde? I do not know…

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