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Fashion and Perfume LandmarksFashion and Perfume Landmarks

Columns 03/29/14 14:40 (13 comments)

With not one but two films [1] coming out in 2014 reprising the life and oeuvre of fashion iconoclast Yves Saint Laurent, interest in the designer who revolutionized women's fashions and established many of the tropes of modern dressing is not set to wane any time soon despite his having been dead for five years already. Not that it would have, thanks to the scope and innovation of his opus which rivals Chanel's, but modern audiences wrapped up in hip brands sometimes need... (more)

Yves Saint Laurent ...

Solar Notes: Warmth and LuminositySolar Notes: Warmth and Luminosity

Columns 03/26/14 21:10 (One comment)

The Sun, or the Fall of Icarus (1819) by Merry-Joseph Blondel, Louvre The brightening of the springtime sky foreshadows the joys of summer to come, the ripening of nature into a phantasmagoria of Bacchanal dimensions. The rays of the sun travel on the horizon with increasing delay, prolonging the day into the night. The heating of the atmosphere brings forth the nascent smell of the earth and reinvigorates the hibernated bodies of men. Daedalus had warned Icarus of not flying too... (more)

Sun energy captured in a perfume bottle.

The Mother Load: A Perfume Passion Shared

The Mother Load: A Perfume Passion SharedColumns 03/26/14 19:30 (4 comments)

Mothers' perfumes and our memories of them.

Nude: Olfactory Nudity - In the Mood for Nude

Nude: Olfactory Nudity - In the Mood for NudeColumns 02/25/14 05:58 (15 comments)

Olfactory nudity as a perfume fashion trend - naturalness in the front plan

The Perfume Conspiracy

The Perfume ConspiracyColumns 02/19/14 19:53 (34 comments)

Do aromachemicals become the only option for Perfumers?

Love, oh Love! – Valentine's Day, Fragrant Suggestions

Love, oh Love! – Valentine's Day, Fragrant Suggestions Columns 02/10/14 02:17 (9 comments)

Suggestions for Valentine's Day 2014

The Onset of Adolescence and the Change in Taste of Fragrances

The Onset of Adolescence and the Change in Taste of FragrancesColumns 02/06/14 19:37 (26 comments)

"Most of their choices come from others' likes and dislikes."

The Famous and the Dead: Perfumed Nostalgia or Something More?

The Famous and the Dead: Perfumed Nostalgia or Something More?Columns 12/28/13 22:50 (22 comments)

"Hollywood's a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss, and fifty cents for your soul."

The Reading of Lucy Raubertas

The Reading of Lucy RaubertasColumns 12/19/13 12:19 (8 comments)

Perfume connoisseur and blogger from New York.

Perfumers at the Helm Passing the Baton

Perfumers at the Helm Passing the BatonColumns 12/14/13 08:55 (10 comments)

Christine Nagel joins Hermes: "The choice of Christine is an obvious one."

Paris by Yves Saint Laurent Celebrates its 30th Anniversary

Paris by Yves Saint Laurent Celebrates its 30th AnniversaryColumns 12/09/13 10:04 (21 comments)

Paris... je t'aime, je t'aime!

In Shades of Gold

In Shades of GoldColumns 12/03/13 00:57 (11 comments)

Which is your favorite gold nugget?

Déclaration: A Modern Classic For The Ages is 15 Years Old

Déclaration: A Modern Classic For The Ages is 15 Years OldColumns 11/08/13 04:50 (16 comments)

A masterpiece as rare as snow in August ...

Narciso For Her: A Modern Classic Is 10 Years Old

Narciso For Her: A Modern Classic Is 10 Years OldColumns 09/25/13 11:12 (18 comments)

Among contemporary perfumes which have marked their time, Narciso Rodriguez For Her from 2003 is surely one of the brightest stars.

Davidoff Cool Water 25th Anniversary!Davidoff Cool Water 25th Anniversary!

09/05/13 15:52 (11 comments)

L'Air du Temps 65th anniversaryL'Air du Temps 65th anniversary

09/02/13 15:14 (16 comments)

The Greening of YouThe Greening of You

07/22/13 22:27 (10 comments)

Nothing is NewNothing is New

07/17/13 16:24 (14 comments)

Scandal Lanvin Celebrates 80th Anniversary!Scandal Lanvin Celebrates 80th Anniversary!

07/14/13 07:13 (9 comments)

Pierre Dinand: A Living LegendPierre Dinand: A Living Legend

04/26/13 19:24 (9 comments)

Olfactory White or Unspecified ScentOlfactory White or Unspecified Scent

03/03/13 07:49 (15 comments)

Perfume: Larger Than LifePerfume: Larger Than Life

02/20/13 16:39 (39 comments)

The Perfume Houses of Paris: Serge LutensThe Perfume Houses of Paris: Serge Lutens

02/16/13 10:54 (13 comments)

Precious Gifts: Be Our ValentinePrecious Gifts: Be Our Valentine

02/13/13 19:42 (10 comments)

The Perfume Houses of Paris: Annick GoutalThe Perfume Houses of Paris: Annick Goutal

01/24/13 19:14 (17 comments)

Perfume Skeletons in Your ClosetPerfume Skeletons in Your Closet

01/14/13 07:36 (31 comments)

Scent Retromania: The Mad Men EffectScent Retromania: The Mad Men Effect

12/26/12 20:03 (18 comments)

Recession-Proofing One's Perfume HabitRecession-Proofing One's Perfume Habit

11/17/12 19:51 (28 comments)

Chanel For The First Time - Inside Chanel!Chanel For The First Time - Inside Chanel!

10/10/12 05:19 (42 comments)

Creature Comforts: Craving the Jolie-LaideCreature Comforts: Craving the Jolie-Laide

08/03/12 12:42 (11 comments)

Berlin, City Smell ResearchBerlin, City Smell Research

07/04/12 10:45 (2 comments)

Royal FragrancesRoyal Fragrances

06/27/12 18:02 (9 comments)

Fragrance and Feng ShuiFragrance and Feng Shui

06/11/12 14:29 (8 comments)

Bottles of Fancy, Vehicles of DreamsBottles of Fancy, Vehicles of Dreams

04/17/12 13:02 (12 comments)

Polarizing Perfume Notes: Olfactory Ogres?Polarizing Perfume Notes: Olfactory Ogres?

03/21/12 19:54 (57 comments)

A Nosegay of Floral Fragrances for SpringA Nosegay of Floral Fragrances for Spring

03/15/12 20:50 (8 comments)

Frűhlingsglaube: Faith in SpringFrűhlingsglaube: Faith in Spring

03/04/12 16:39 (5 comments)

Pivotal Perfumes: The Turning PointPivotal Perfumes: The Turning Point

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