Today, the fourth entry in our annual series on fragrance related holiday gifts. The subject: miscellaneous scented things that don't fit into the other categories, including a few scented tea selections. As always, please add any of your own picks in the comments!
From By Kilian in collaboration with Fleur de Mal, a silk kimono featuring lace woven with perfumed threads. The scent— Kilian's Love, Don’t Be Shy — should last through 4-5 hand washes. $595 at Fleur de Mal, where you can also find the matching scented panties, bra and lace cuffs.
From Byredo, the limited edition "Drawer's Drawings" set, featuring six drawings by M/M Paris on scented paper (the notes: bergamot, lily of the valley, amber and cotton). $170 at Byredo.
Issue 4 of the perfume magazine Nez: "The fourth issue continues the olfactory exploration, breaking down yet more confines, conventions and preconceptions around our sense of smell - this time, in relation to Art and Perfume." In English, 144 pages, $24 at Luckyscent.
From Guerlain, a 90 cm square silk scarf 'evoking the legendary love story that inspired Jacques Guerlain' to create Shalimar. €330 at Guerlain in France.
From indie natural brand Aftelier, Tarragon & Bitter Orange Organic Sel Gris: "Organic French finishing salt flakes flavored with our Tarragon and Bitter Orange Chef's Essences." 2 oz for $15 at Aftelier.
Kusmi's annual Christmas tea, Tsarevna, "dressed in glittering gold". $29.50 at Kusmi US.
From French tea house Nina's Paris, Marie Antoinette tea: "The famed Queen's tea is a delightful blend of ceylon tea with rose petals and apples from the King's Kitchen Garden at Versailles. This loose leaf tea comes packaged in a beautiful pink gift tin that serves double duty, shielding the tea from harmful light and air to keep it fresh and fit for a queen." $24.95 for 100g at Yummy Bazaar.
From Torchons & Bouchons, 100% cotton tea towels decorated with vintage perfume labels. 19" x 28.5", $19.80 each at French Farm.
From L'Ami Provencal, lavender hard candies in a 12-sided glass jar. Also at French Farm, $11.