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Top 10 Fall Fragrances 2017

Where I live, it is the first day of autumn, and this year, September is the new August: after a wet and confusingly mild vacation season1, we look likely to celebrate a glorious Indian Summer. I have always loved the early fall, so I’m tempted, each time I select the autumnal Top 10 at Now Smell This, to stack it with all my favorite chypres, floral ambers and woody orientals. This time, to avoid boring you with repetition, I’ve chosen fragrances released in the last two to three years. I can’t promise there will be any less oakmoss than usual, but I do think I’m fruitier and more craft distilled today…

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Online fragrance shopping

New at aedes: Vilhelm Parfumerie.
New at saksfifthavenue: By Kilian Dusk to Dawn.
New at thebay (CA): Annick Goutal Nuit et Confidences. Continue reading

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Friday scent of the day 9/22

Jason Wu for Target

Happy Autumnal Equinox! (Plus, happy Hobbit Day.) Our community project for today: wear one of your “top 10 of fall” fragrances (unless it’s spring where you are, in which case wear one of your “top 10 of spring” scents).

What fragrance did you pick? As always, do chime in with your scent of the day even if you’re not participating in the community project.

No gold stars for me today! I am at the beach, and it’s going to be 80 here today, plus, I am really not ready for fall. I am testing Jason Wu Eau de Parfum

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Construction

Concrete, for Comme des Garçons Concrete. Continue reading

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The daily lemming

A lemming for fall: Philosophy’s Apple Cider Shampoo, Shower Gel and Bubble Bath. “go ahead and indulge during your shower or bath with the luscious apple cider. our multitasking, 3-in-1 shampoo, shower gel & bubble baths cleanse and condition, leaving skin and hair feeling ultra soft. the rich, foaming lather surrounds you in the nostalgic, […] Continue reading

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Falling In, Falling Out : Autumn is for Rekindling Old Flames

Reunited and it feels so good… Elisa writes about revisiting old crushes. Perfume-related ones, of course.  There seems to be some kind of law that says if you give or swap away a bottle of perfume, within five years you’ll want it again. This law applies in my perfume life, in any case; I keep […]

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Acqua di Parma Note di Colonia IV

Acqua di Parma launches a new perfume for both men and women Note di Colonia IV. The new perfume, Acqua di Parma Note di Colonia IV is described as an oriental/floral fragrance with a sensual, elegant and classic aroma.   Acqua di Parma Note di Colonia IV opens with fresh notes of mandarin orange and bergamot along with floral notes of orange blossom and Turkish roses. The base is made of labdanum, patchouli and opoponax notes. Acqua di Parma Note di Colonia IV is available in 150 ml Eau de Cologne.   Continue reading

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On Escentual: La Femme Prada Intense & L’Homme Prada Intense

Sorry for the radio silence, I’ve been somewhat under the weather. Normal programming will resume next week. Until then, enjoy my latest Escentual column – a review of the new La Femme Prada Intense & L’Homme Prada Intense. Clicky here … Continue reading Continue reading

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Opoponax

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Mandarin Orange

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