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Roja Dove, the Perfumer. Part One

  I had the pleasure of meeting with Roja Dove, one of the world’s most respected perfumers, and interviewing him in Moscow. He arrived to open the beautiful boutique of Roja Parfums in Crocus City Mall. We had a wonderful conversation that lasted fo… Continue reading

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Toy 2

Devon Aoki for Moschino Toy 2.
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Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Mon Paris Gold Attraction Editions

Yves Saint Laurent releases new limited editions dedicated to the 2018 winter holiday season, tagged with the words Gold Attraction. The fragrances Black Opium and Mon Paris are presented in new packaging that accentuate the glamour of the season wit… Continue reading

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Rich Mess by Ryan Richmond

Ryan Richmond, a New York-based art director and designer who has been working on campaigns and digital platforms for leading luxury, fashion and beauty brands like Tom Ford and Alexander Wang, founded his own brand of fragrances and recently launched… Continue reading

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TFWA 2018 Profumitalia: Pineider Nero Incenso, Panama 2.0, Hugh Parsons Notting Hill

At the world exhibition TFWA 2018, PROFUMITALIA presented the innovations and collections of brands that it represents and distributes. The stand at Cannes presented the beautiful S. Esse Strikes The Notes collection that was premiered this year i… Continue reading

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The daily lemming

Guerlain’s limited edition holiday candle, Winter Délice, for 2018 (you can see last year’s model here): “A warm break by the fireside during long and cold winter evenings; nostalgic memories of the gourmet aromas of gingerbread and candied fruits; comfort from the crackling fire, refreshed by the green notes of pine needles. Giselle Balosso reinvents […] Continue reading

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Etat Libre d’Orange I Am Trash / Les Fleurs du Dechet ~ new fragrance

French niche line Etat Libre d’Orange has launched I Am Trash / Les Fleurs du Déchet, a new fragrance developed in collaboration with the marketing and communications company Ogilvy Paris…*

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Monday scent of the day 10/22

(Monday), and happy birthday Jeff Goldblum! What fragrance are you wearing?

I’m testing Providence Perfume Co Sedona Sweetgrass, thanks to a very kind reader.

Reminder: on 10/26, step out of your comfort zone…

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Paris Autumn Walks : The Basilica of Saint Denis

If I made a map of my favorite walks in Paris, the routes would invariably lead to an old church, a cemetery, a café or a market. They would circumvent the glamorous Paris of the tourist brochures and explore the places where the ancient and the modern city coexist, where the mysteries linger, and where […] Continue reading

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Perfume Review: Peau Santal & Powdered Veil by Miller Harris

Miller Harris has had a very busy year – they’ve launched two capsule collections of fragrances: Scherzo x […] Continue reading

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