All posts tagged: Guerlain

Mood Scent 4 : Guilty Pleasures

It is with great pleasure that I am writing again and that we are back with Mood Scent 4. Our last session as a group was back in October, so voilà here we go again. We also have some changes to announce. Tara from A Bottled […]

80’s Perfume Advertising

I live in an old house – not for much longer mind, but one that has a lot of treasures contained within. Last weekend I unearthed a pile of 1980’s Madame Figaros and found some great perfume advertising images in their dusty pages. Now I […]

Paris Perfume Shopping : Le Marais

In September I spent a magical four days in Paris with a friend and had ample time for perfume discovery in addition to general wandering while enjoying the Parisian sights and smells. We stayed in the medieval Marais area, replete with history and perfect for getting lost in […]

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 […]

Six Classic “Parfums Mythiques” According To Vogue Paris

The new Vogue Paris is out on shelves this week and it’s a bumper 95th anniversary edition and the best  in some time. It is bulging with brilliant photography, fashion and French icons. There are four covers to choose from. The selection is between Gisele Bündchen, Kendall Jenner, Christy Turlington […]

Very Belated May Perfume News Round Up

I’ve fallen completely behind doing these monthly updates and Esxence side tracked me as I smelt so many perfumes that were new to me that the updates seemed superfluous. However I’m ready to launch into a new wave of round ups. So here we go. […]