Category Archives: Chanel

Dior Joy : Perfume Review

Jean Patou Joy, Dior Joy, Chanel Allure. So much joy, but the result is sad. Continue reading

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Candy Crush: LES EAUX DE CHANEL Toiletries 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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Top Five: CHANEL

Over the coming weeks I’m going to be sharing my top five fragrances from some of my favourite […] Continue reading

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2018, part 8

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 Chanel and Ferragamo, which don’t really add up to a “bunch” but you did not want to wait to see that Chanel bottle, did you?

Coming from Chanel in November, limited edition red bottles of No. 5 L’Eau and No. 5, both in 100 ml. I do not know the price or how widely they will be distributed…

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Olfactory Deconstruction: Patchouli

The purpose of these olfactory deconstructions (see Iris and Vetiver) is to understand a raw material used in […] Continue reading

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Chanel Paris-Venise ~ fragrance review

Wow, has it been hot. Where I live — and now in Paris, where I’m spending a chunk of August — summer has been one heat wave after another. What’s a perfume-loving girl to do? Turn to light, fresh fragrances, of course, like Chanel Paris-Venise Eau de Toilette.

Paris-Venise is one of the three Eaux de Toilette from the new Les Eaux de Chanel collection (the others are Paris-Deauville and Paris-Biarritz). Perfumer Olivier Polge developed all three…

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Chanel Paris-Venise ~ fragrance review

Wow, has it been hot. Where I live — and now in Paris, where I’m spending a chunk of August — summer has been one heat wave after another. What’s a perfume-loving girl to do? Turn to light, fresh fragrances, of course, like Chanel Paris-Venise Eau de Toilette.

Paris-Venise is one of the three Eaux de Toilette from the new Les Eaux de Chanel collection (the others are Paris-Deauville and Paris-Biarritz). Perfumer Olivier Polge developed all three…

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Chanel Paris-Deauville : Fragrance Review

Deauville doesn’t evoke a particular scent for me. The name of this resort town on the coast of Normandy mostly reminds me of A Man and A Woman, the 1966 French film starring the incomparable Anouk Aimée. I have visited Deauville several times but only for work, unlike most normal people who travel to Normandy on […] Continue reading

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Candy Crush: L’EAU TAN by CHANEL

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

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Perfume Review: LES EAUX DE CHANEL by CHANEL

Pack your bags because CHANEL is taking us on holiday. They’ve booked the most luxurious mode of transport […] Continue reading

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