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Aire

Dancer Carmen Corella plus yards and yards of fabric, for Aire Loewe, 2012.
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Loewe Aire Sutileza ~ new fragrance

Loewe Aire Sutileza

Spanish house Loewe has launched Aire Loewe Sutileza, a new perfume for women. Aire Sutileza is a flanker to 1985’s Aire Loewe…

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles (& some other stuff) 2017, part 4

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 Cartier, Annick Goutal and Loewe; plus new concentrations of Salvatore Ferragamo Emozione Dolce Fiore and Mr. Burberry.

L'Envol de Cartier Metamorfosis

From Cartier, L’Envol de Cartier in the Metamorfosis edition with an ombre-ish mirror effect bottle. In 80 ml Eau de Parfum for €100, at El Corte Inglés in Spain…

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Solo Loewe Esencial ~ new fragrance

Solo Loewe Esencial

Spanish house Loewe has launched Solo Loewe Esencial, a new fragrance for men. Solo Loewe Esencial is a flanker to 2004′s Solo Loewe and follows 2015’s Solo Loewe Cedro

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Colour, volume, texture

Three videos (two are below the jump) from Loewe on flower arranging.

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Loewe 001 Woman ~ fragrance review

Loewe 001 brand image

What’s with all the his-and-hers fragrance duos this fall? Kevin and I have already teamed up on a few. This week, we’re tackling 001 Man and 001 Woman from Spanish luxury brand Loewe: “Two unique fragrances, Man and Woman, created at the same time. Two accomplice fragrances, non-existent one without the other, in constant conversation … Perfectly complementary, when they are combined together, the two fragrances create a third scent.”

Although I do think of Kevin and myself as “accomplices,” we won’t be able to “combine” our fragrances for these joint reviews, since we live on opposite ends of the country…

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Loewe 001 Man ~ fragrance review

Loewe 001 Man brand images

On a visit to Madrid years ago, I walked inside a Loewe shop and picked up and sprayed a perfume tester. A human shark, made up in the crudely hyper-theatrical style of an amateur touring production of Carmen, ran across the store and grabbed the bottle from my hands. She snapped: “Ask if you want to smell!” as she held the bottle protectively to her breast. My traveling companion looked at me with pity. I imagined him thinking: “Poor Kevin…to be reprimanded in public.” I did not say a word. I did not smile. I turned and walked out of the shop.

Whenever I see the word “Loewe,” that crass sales assistant comes to mind and I want to go back in time and spray that mediocre perfume I had smelled into her eyeballs. Yes, I have a temper…and a long memory! (“Italian by way of Virginia.”)…

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The Conversation

A spot for Loewe 001 Woman and 001 Man.
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5 from Loewe

Loewe Mayrit, Tertulia En La Plaza Mayor, Descubriendo A Colón, Primavera En El Mercado De San Miguel

Spanish luxury brand Loewe has launched five new fragrances in their Colección Un Paseo por Madrid: Mayrit, Tertulia En La Plaza Mayor, Descubriendo A Colón, Primavera En El Mercado De San Miguel and Tardes De Domingo En El Hipódromo…

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Loewe 001 Woman & 001 Man ~ new fragrances

loewe-001-s

Spanish luxury brand Loewe has launched 001 Woman and 001 Man, the brand’s first fragrances under the creative direction of designer Jonathan Anderson…

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