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Lazy weekend poll ~ summer vacation, edition 4

A variation on a poll we did in 2012, 2014 and 2015.

Tell us about a summer vacation, any summer vacation: one you took, one you plan to take, one you’d like to take. And tell us about the perfume that best matches that vacation.

Or, as always, just talk about something else…

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WPC 2018: More Beautiful New de Laire Bases!

The world is full of rumors, and we Fragrantica writers knew about the new de Laire bases which debuted at the WPC 2018 Symrise stand some days before the event. We had already planned to visit the Symrise stand and smell the new bases when some in… Continue reading

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Elizabeth Arden My Fifth Avenue ~ new perfume

Elizabeth Arden has launched My Fifth Avenue, a new fragrance for women…

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The House of Oud Rock ‘n’ Rouge

The House of Oud created a special edition for the Jovoy Paris boutique. Marketing for the new Rock ‘n’ Rouge perfume includes the phrase “the stage is set for irresistibility.” The brand came up with a whole story about this creation: the action t… Continue reading

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Online fragrance shopping

Deal at beautyhabit: spend $250+ purchase, get a signature Beautyhabit Summer Tote + a 14 pc gift with “deluxe minis and full size treats” using coupon code BHTOTE, good while supplies last. New items include DS & Durga I Don’t Know What, L’Aromarine Bergamote, i Profumi di Firenze Zagara Fiori. New at luckyscent: DS & […] Continue reading

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The daily lemming

For fans of indie line Imaginary Authors, here is something new to want: “The Abandoned Mansion Candle by Imaginary Authors is part of the brands debut candle collection, along with Meet Me In The Meadow candle. Years went into the making of these two candles and they are now available for your enjoyment! The Abandoned […] Continue reading

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A delicious fragrance

Gungor doesn’t claim to have any special powers, like your average intentional journey leader might. But he knows, apparently innately, how to set up a welcoming space, where I was able to be vulnerable—and he helped me create a delicious fragrance unlike anything I’ve worn before. We know scent is closely tied to memory, and […] Continue reading

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2018, part 5

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 special edition bottles from Gucci, Jo Malone, Bond no. 9 and Guerlain.

From Gucci, Flora Gorgeous Gardenia in yellow (and you can still find the pink edition from 2017 in stores). “Now presented in a new yellow painted bottle, the fragrance is delivered in limited edition packaging highlighting flora and fauna from the botanical Flora print, designed by artist Vittorio Accornero in the 1960s.” 50 ml Eau de Toilette for $78 at Gucci

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Amethyst: A Contest for Perfumers by ACS International

 

At the WPC 2018, Serge Oldenburg, Senior Perfumer of the ACS International Company* presented the new macrocyclic musk Ambrettolide HC Supreme and announced a creative contest for perfumers all around the world.

 

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Lanvin Éclat d’Arpège Perfumed Hair Mist

ÉCLAT D’ARPÈGE belongs to the Arpège collection which is one of the pillars of Lanvin’s perfume line. The original edition was launched in 2002 as a feminine floral fragrance, delicate, fragile and angelic. The notes of lilac and fresh greenery giv… Continue reading

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