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Chanel Coco Mademoiselle Intense ~ new fragrance

Chanel has launched Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum Intense. Coco Mademoiselle Intense is a flanker to 2001’s Coco Mademoiselle, which was a flanker to 1984’s Coco; it will be fronted by Keira Knightley…

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Chanel Chance Eau Tendre Delicate Fragrance Touch-Up

Chanel Chance Eau Tendre Delicate Fragrance Touch-Up

Chanel has launched a new limited edition (pink) “cushion compact” for Chance Eau Tendre…

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Take Your Chance

Four spots, shot in Venice and directed by Eva Michon for Chanel. First up, Selah Marley for Chance, then below the jump, Belen Chavanne for Chance Eau Fraîche, Angela Yuen for Chance Eau Tendre, Lily Newmark for Chance Eau Vive.

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The daily lemming

Well sure, I’ll take two: “The unique, elegant fragrance of ALLURE HOMME ÉDITION BLANCHE in a gently cleansing shower gel.” $40 for 200 ml at Chanel. Continue reading

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Holiday fragrance gifts 2017, part 8

The last post in our eight-part series on fragrance related holiday gifts is the crazy expensive luxury edition. As always, items are listed in order from holy-cow-you’ve-got-to-be-kidding to maybe-I-could-sell-a-body-part. Do add any of your own recommendations in the comments!

Yves Saint Laurent celebrates the 40th anniversary of Opium with a hand made edition by artist and gilder Manuela Paul-Cavallier. 20 were made, 15 ml Extrait de Parfum for €2,000 (about $2375)…

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Holiday fragrance gifts 2017, part 6

Part six in our annual series of fragrance related holiday gifts features coffrets, kits and gift sets. (And, it is terribly late, apologies! It is just as well that for many of us, this is just another form of window shopping, and/or just as well that many of us buy as much in the week after Christmas as we do the week before.) Do add any of your own recommendations in the comments!

From Floris, the Perfumer’s Wardrobe: “Inspired by people and events, past and present, each of the unique fragrances combines exquisite ingredients sourced from around the world. These oils and essences have been specially selected before being meticulously developed by the Floris in-house perfumer to express a story behind each creation. There truly is a fragrance to wear for every occasion. Presented in an exquisite presentation box, truly immerse yourself in the beauty and expertise of our olfactory world.” With nine 14 ml bottles of Eau de Parfum (Honey Oud, Leather Oud, 71/72 for Turnbull & Asser, Jermyn Street, Bergamotto di Positano, Cherry Blossom, 1962, 1976 and 1988). $320…

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Holiday fragrance gifts 2017, part 1

We’re starting off this year’s holiday gift series with scented body products of all kinds, and as always, do add any of your own recommendations in the comments! There are seven more posts to come.

My own favorite, just for the spiffy packaging: Cartier La Panthére Powder De Parfum Étincelante. “A shimmering La Panthére Perfume Powder leaving on the skin a velvety veil. A product offering a new sensual gesture, to be layered with the Eau de Parfum and the Shimmering Eau de Parfum for a perfect ritual.” $75 for 100g at Neiman Marcus

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Christmas Crush: Nº5 L’Eau Twist and Spray & Nº5 Fragments d’Or by CHANEL

It’s that time of year again: Christmas, also known as the most wonderful time of year, in fact, […] Continue reading

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Olfactory Deconstruction: Vetiver

We often talk about ‘notes’ or materials in fragrances and how they come together to create a multi-faceted […] Continue reading

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Candy Crush: La Crème Main by CHANEL

I’m always crushing on something scented or other. My nose knows no limits. Candy Crush is where I […] Continue reading

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