Very Rare

Very Rare

My trip to Japan was a real dream come true…


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Small Packages

Good things do come in small packages. Like these fragrances, which all have beautiful scents...

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Original Oils!

I could seriously nerd out all day and night over natural remedies and organic beauty. Erik makes...

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Solid Ground

I’ve become the cheerleader for solid perfumes.* (Niche, I know, but someone has to do it.)...

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In Paris, I’m always charmed by the history, which is just everywhere.  And you feel it even...

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Filles en Fleur

We’ve talked about fragrances many times on the blog, but we’ve never really looked at...

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Scent Times Two

Fragrance is very personal.  Scents have the ability to stir powerful memories (good and bad, ha)...

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Hermès, NY

The news of Hermès opening its first parfumerie here in NY has had us thinking… So, first,...

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Scent Zone

If you have a sensitive nose, you might relate.

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Do you know about Aerin Lauder’s beauty line? We talk about it regularly on the blog, because...

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Now You Know It’s Mine

I’m in love with my new fragrance. I now live in perpetual fear that I’ll be that person...

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Do you believe in chakras? It’s not for everyone, but it’s cool to think of these energy...

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Parfum Pour Cheveux

Long hair, don’t care. Ok, so that might be true for some things, but one thing that’s...

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Pillow Talk!

If there’s anyone who can advise on how to scent my pillow, it’s Diana Vreeland.

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Masculine ou Féminine

I’ve never been ultra femme when it comes to perfumes.

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At Buly

When we were in Paris, we went to take a look at Buly, the sublime boutique created by Ramdane...