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An American in London:  Geo. F. Trumper and FlorisAn American in London: Geo. F. Trumper and Floris

Columns 05/28/15 16:37

There is perhaps no destination more devoted to quality men’s furnishings as London. Hat shops, tailors, producers of toiletries, barbers, all at the apex of their craft, are to be found on these ancient streets. And there is no street as dedicated to such finery than Jermyn Street in the St. James section of Westminster, just next to Piccadilly. This street is home to some of the world’s most discerning menswear creators, including Thomas Pink, Turnbull & Asser, Hawes &am... (more)

Part 2 in John Biebel's series exploring the classic perfume houses of London.

An American in London: Penhaligon’sAn American in London: Penhaligon’s

Columns 05/26/15 17:04 (7 comments)

London is one of those enormous cities that never ceases to offer fascinating little streets and curiosities. Turn a corner, and you’re in the midst of an historic pathway or a window to a centuries-old view. Covent Garden is one of the city’s most popular tourist areas, and yet also has such wonderful personal vistas, little worlds within worlds. Penhaligon’s , one of England’s premier perfume houses, can be found here amidst the other quaint shops and bo... (more)

John Biebel visits some of the classic perfumeries of London. First up: Penhaligon's.

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What We Talk About When We Talk About FragrancesColumns 05/18/15 16:50 (7 comments)

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Eat Me, Drink Me: A Glimpse of Gourmet Perfumes

Eat Me, Drink Me: A Glimpse of Gourmet PerfumesColumns 04/29/15 17:18 (13 comments)

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The Miraculous Elixir: Vinaigre de Toilette

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Can a scented preparation protect against ailments?

Freesia: Out for The Flower

Freesia: Out for The FlowerColumns 04/08/15 17:45 (8 comments)

A relatively new but very appealing note in perfumery.

How Many Roses?

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The Map and the Territory: How Many Notes in the Fragrance is Enough?

The Map and the Territory: How Many Notes in the Fragrance is Enough?Columns 03/08/15 08:24 (31 comments)

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Perfumed Fans

Perfumed FansColumns 02/25/15 16:13 (14 comments)

A history of the use of perfumed hand fans.

New Year's Resolutions Translated into Fragrance!

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Good advice from Elena Vosnaki ;o)

How to Wear and Listen to Perfumes

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Are there any rules at all?

Top 10 Bargain Perfumes You Can't Miss

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Cheers ... with your Favorite Fragrances!!

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A selection of fragrances for the craziest night of the year!

Coordinating Scents with the Festive Season

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Holiday Sets 2014 - Part 1Holiday Sets 2014 - Part 1

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The Perfume ConspiracyThe Perfume Conspiracy

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