5 perfumes: iris fragrances for winter

iris on black

A light dusting of snow on the ground this morning reminded me that yes, we’re deep in mid-winter. If you love iris, this is when you can wear the richest and darkest irises in your collection. I’ve picked my five favorites for cold weather, and do add your own in the comments! And if you missed them, do see my list of iris picks for summer and iris picks for fall. The spring post is coming up in April, and then I’ll move on to a year of vetiver…

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New at belk: Ralph Lauren Ralph Love.

New at houseoffraser (UK): Moschino Fresh Couture, Missoni, Eau de Cartier Eau de Parfum, Elie Saab Le Parfum Rose Couture, Dolce & Gabbana Dolce Rosa Excelsa, Annick Goutal Rose Pompon.

New at thebay (CA): Kenzo Jeu d'Amour L'Elixir.

New at neimanmarcus: Acqua di Parma Cedro di Taormina , selected Memo fragrances.

Friday scent of the day 2/5


Happy 1 Star Friday! Our community project for today: wear your favorite perfume ranked only one star by Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez in Perfumes: the Guide or in Luca Turin’s Style Arabia columns. Partial credit for a two-star perfume!

What fragrance did you pick? As always, do chime in with your scent of the day even if you’re not participating in the community project.

I’m wearing Serge Lutens Miel de Bois. Tania Sanchez: “smells like a New York sidewalk in July”, and yes, it does smell like that, especially in the early stages. I wouldn’t recommend it to any but the craziest of perfumistas.

Reminder: on 2/12 we’re doing 5 Star Friday…

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