Category Archives: Gucci

The daily lemming

The Gucci Fumus Cameo candle lit up all my lemming neurons: “A blend of wax infused with aromatic extracts and essential oils is presented in Richard Ginori porcelain featuring the cameo motif with a matching lid. The scent, Fumus, captures the dark and intense fragrance of birch, combined with bright notes of orange leaves and […] Continue reading

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On Escentual: Gucci Bloom by Gucci

My review of the tremendous new Gucci Bloom. On Escentual. Clicky here to read. Disclaimer Sample and Image […] Continue reading

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Gucci Bloom ~ fragrance review

Gucci Bloom

Bloom1 is one of the first two Gucci fragrances conceptualized by Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele. As with Gucci Guilty Absolute Pour Homme, Michele worked with perfumer Alberto Morillas. In each of these fragrances, Morillas used a new, “natural” ingredient; Guilty Absolute Pour Homme contains an extract of Nootka cypress and Bloom presents Rangoon creeper (“harvested” via headspace technology in India — so claims Gucci).

Bloom begins with a penetrating, slightly fruity jasmine/tuberose accord…

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#InBloom

Hari Nef, Petra Collins and Dakota Johnson for Gucci Bloom.
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Perfume Review: Gucci Guilty Absolute Pour Homme by Gucci

In a break from tradition, I’m going to start this review by revealing my thoughts on the scent in question right at the very start, instead of making you wait until the end. So without further ado I must inform you … Continue reading Continue reading

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Gucci Guilty Absolute Pour Homme ~ fragrance review

Gucci Guilty Absolute Pour Homme

There’s been lots of Internet chatter about Gucci Guilty Absolute Pour Homme1 (henceforth referred to as “Guilty Absolute”). Fragrance commenters on Basenotes are divided about Guilty Absolute’s aromas: “unexpected” (speedracer), “headache-inducing…engine oil” (Zgb), “an old pick-up my father owned” (odioustoilet) and “the smell of band-aids” (The_Cologneist).

Online reviews at Nordstrom couldn’t be more different in tone…

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Gucci Bloom ~ new perfume

Gucci Bloom

Gucci will launch Gucci Bloom, a new fragrance for women. Bloom is the brand’s first pillar fragrance designed under creative director Alessandro Michele…

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#GuiltyNotGuilty, Absolute

A short spot on “creating the bottle” for Gucci Guilty Absolute.
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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2017, part 2

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 Hermès, Guerlain, Gucci and Acqua di Parma, plus a new concentration of Dior Poison Girl.

Hermès Terre d'Hermès edition H

From Hermès, the latest Flacon H edition of Terre d’Hermès. In 100 ml Eau de Toilette at Nocibe in France…

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Bamboo

Polina Oganicheva in an ad for Gucci Bamboo. You can see the original Gal Gadot ad here.
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