Category Archives: Fragonard

Fragonard Tout ce que J’aime ~ new fragrances

Fragonard has launched Tout ce que J’aime, a new collection of six fragrances: Mon Lys, Mon Immortelle, Mon Oranger, Ma Bergamote, Mon Poivre and Mon Rose…

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The daily lemming

Oooh, pretty. From Fragonard: “Enjoy this Fleur d’Oranger Intense perfumed soap 5.3 oz with this beautifully designed soap dish. Perfect of [sic] any kitchen or bathroom. Get it as a gift or for yourself.” $26 at Beautyhabit. 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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Fragonard Rose Lavande ~ new fragrance

Fragonard Rose Lavande

Fragonard has launched Rose Lavande, a new addition to their Le Jardin de Fragonard collection…

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Fragonard Pivoine ~ new fragrance

Fragonard Pivoine

Fragonard has launched Pivoine, a new fragrance celebrating peony, Fragonard’s flower of the year for 2017…

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Fragonard Bigarade Jasmin ~ new fragrance

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Fragonard has launched Bigarade Jasmin, a new addition to their Le Jardin de Fragonard collection…

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90 ans

Fragonard celebrates 90 years in Grasse with a pictorial history. In French, but you’ll get the idea. About 8 1/2 minutes (with a minute of vintage bottle porn starting at about the 6 minute mark). Continue reading

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Fragrance gifts for Mother’s Day 2016, part 1

Mother’s Day (in the US, anyway) is coming up on Sunday, 8 May. It’s time to get shopping, so here are a scented gift ideas for 2016.

Hèrmes Le Petit Bain bundle

From Hèrmes, Le Petit Bain bundle: pick a 50 ml fragrance, and add one or two body products of your choice. Prices vary; the selection show above is $219 (shipping is free). At Hèrmes USA

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Perfume for Children & Fragonard Jasmin

illustration modified from Afternoon Tea: Rhymes for Children. by J. G. Sowerby

Friends often ask me what perfumes are appropriate for…CHILDREN! Call me old fashioned, but I don’t want to smell a child wearing Kouros (the shock…like seeing a six-year-old boy sporting a handle-bar moustache) or Chanel No. 5 (as surreal an experience as any episode of Toddlers & Tiaras). Colognes for children should be light, simple, unobtrusive, but still have some lasting power (otherwise the child is likely to reapply constantly). Oh, and children’s colognes should be inexpensive (I bet they’ll leave their perfume in the car on a hot day or lose it).

I started keeping a perfume notebook a few years ago, and I just added Fragonard Jasmin1 to my list of fragrances appropriate for young, female perfume lovers…

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Fragonard Lune de Miel ~ new perfume

Fragonard Lune de Miel

Fragonard has launched Lune de Miel, a new fragrance for women…

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