All posts tagged: Favourite French Things

Life In France : Perfume Advertising About Town

In my teeny town perfume advertising is a mainstay. Yesterday on the walk to school I noticed the now classic Terre d’Hermes on display in one of the newly widened streets – desert, horse and bare chested man. Charlize Theron is glammed up in sparkly gold for the […]

Daytripper : Marseille : Better Than Expected

Marseille still has a bit of a bad reputation and I never hear anyone saying they’re visiting the city as their main destination for a holiday. Note I’m using the French spelling of the city, as there’s an ‘s’ added to the end of the […]

Paris : 10 Perfumes Celebrating The City Of Light

The Paris attacks as you can imagine have dominated the news coverage in France this week. I’ve felt a combination of sadness and anger, and an acknowledgement that this will not be an isolated incident. Of course the ongoing situation is complex. And yes terrorism […]

Perfumed People : What Perfume Does Catherine Deneuve Wear?

In the October  95th edition of Vogue Paris, Catherine Deneueve is interviewed and talks of her love of perfume. She is asked about her long time favourite – Guerlain‘s  L’Heure Bleu and what she wears today. While she doesn’t reveal the actual perfumes she instead talks about the […]