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Holiday fragrance gifts 2015, part 1

It’s Black Friday or Buy Nothing Day — but either way, we’re kicking off our annual string of holiday gift posts. Today: scent-related Christmas Crackers. As with advent calendars, they’re more popular in the UK than the US, but there are plenty to be found everywhere this year. More gift suggestions to come over the next few weeks!

Jo Malone 2015 Christmas Cracker

Jo Malone’s 2015 Christmas Cracker: “Delight dinner guests with our Christmas Cracker, full of scented surprises. Tart-juicy Blackberry & Bay Cologne. Reviving Lime Basil & Mandarin Body & Hand Wash. Opulent Peony & Blush Suede Body Crème. Tied with mistletoe green ribbon to set the table with style.” $45 at Bergdorf Goodman

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles (& some other stuff) 2015, part 26

More limited edition collector fragrance bottles, with the usual disclaimers: in most of these cases, the juice is unchanged, just the bottle is “special” (or not, as the case may be), and some of these may not be available in the US. Today’s post includes collector editions from Atkinsons, Annick Goutal and Yves Rocher; plus a new Extrait de Parfum version of Alaïa Paris.

Atkinsons 24 Old Bond Street collector

From Atkinsons, a special edition of 24 Old Bond Street: “This covetable-collectable marks the inaugural annual Atkinsons collaboration with the crème de la crème of Britain’s most talented designers to create a limited edition version of 24 Old Bond Street, the emblematic fragrance of the House…”

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