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Perfume Review & Vlog: Concrete by Comme des Garçons

Comme des Garçons are real innovators when it comes to the olfactory arts. They’ve created some of the most unique and daring mainstream fragrances on the market and within their more niche lines have explored single notes of themes with … Continue reading Continue reading

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Wow

This accord I scribbled down, and when we got a second chance I showed it to our evaluation team and marketing and press team, they all said, “It’s bullshit, it’s not a perfume it’s an accord,” and I said, “So what? They’re not looking for a perfume if you ask me. I mean we had […] Continue reading

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Comme des Garcons Concrete ~ new fragrance

Comme des Garçons Concrete

Comme des Garçons will launch Concrete, a new fragrance. Concrete is meant to contrast the harder “concrete” surface of the bottle, and the softer fragrance inside…

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Comme des Garcons + Gosha Rubchinskiy ~ fragrance review

It’s one boy on a vacation, the beach, some landscapes, summer and skateboard and that’s it. It’s the best way to explain my perfume.1

That’s Russian fashion designer Gosha Rubchinskiy, who started his own brand around 2008, and is known for streetwear and skateware, and undoubtedly other things I am equally ignorant about. His eponymous fragrance, released last year in collaboration with Comme des Garçons, was inspired by skate and street culture in Moscow, a particular gap in my already scanty knowledge about things that are cool and hip and young. Perfumer Alexis Dadier found his own way in…

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It’s Not That Easy Being Green, Or Is It?

Much like fashion, the trends of perfumery are cicular and what is in favour now, is likely to be garbage tomorrow. This is the nature of trends – we overdose on the good stuff for a period of time until … Continue reading Continue reading

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Comme des Garcons Olfactory Library ~ reissues

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Comme des Garçons will launch the Olfactory Library in May, with reissues of 10 fragrances from the brand’s back catalog — Comme des Garçons Eau de Cologne; Series 1: Leaves, Calamus, Series 1: Leaves, Lily; Series 2: Red, Palisander; Series 2: Red, Sequoia; Series 6: Synthetic, Garage; Series 6: Synthetic, Soda; Series 6: Synthetic, Tar; Series 7: Sweet, Nomad Tea and Series 7: Sweet, Sticky Cake

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Friday scent of the day 2/24

Comme des Garçons Spray The Word

Friday always arrives eventually! Our community project for today: wear a fragrance by Comme des Garçons, if you have one.

What fragrance did you pick? As always, do chime in with your scent of the day even if you’re not participating in the community project.

I’m in Comme des Garçons Ouarzazate. If you just don’t have time for a five minute meditation, it’s the next best thing…

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The daily lemming

I have wanted one of these for ages (along with a bottle of the fragrance): the Comme des Garçons + Monocle Scented Candle One: Hinoki. “The inspiration for the fragrance comes from a perfectly still, slightly chilly spring morning spent soaking in an indoor/outdoor tub in Kyoto. It is reminiscent of the moss and trees […] Continue reading

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The Candies 2016: The Best and Worst Perfumes of the Year

Here we are then, at the very end of 2016. It feels, especially after the losses of George Michael, Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, to name but a few, within the last week, a very bittersweet year. I say bittersweet … Continue reading Continue reading

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New Escentual Post: Comme des Garçons Blackpepper

Extra, extra, read all about it! Legendary Japanese-French fashion brand Comme des Garçons launch awesome new fragrance. Rumour has it that iconic beauty e-tailer Escentual are stocking said fragrance. A representative from Escentual (me) says “OMG IT SMELLS SO GOOD … Continue reading Continue reading

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