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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2014, part 1

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 a Chanel purse, Art Editions of Yves Saint Laurent’s L’Homme series, a Valentine’s Day edition of Repetto Le Parfum, the Marchesa Awards Season Collector’s Edition and special editions of Bond no. 9′s I Love New York with heart-charm necklaces.

Chanel perspex perfume clutch, clearChanel perspex perfume clutch, black

Not perfumes, but worth seeing: the perspex “perfume” clutch bags from Chanel’s Cruise Collection 2014 (see pictures here of Rihanna carrying both bags). Exclusive to Chanel boutiques, where they’re reportedly around $9500. (via Harper’s Bazaar at Facebook) If you missed them, see the similar styles by Charlotte Olympia here

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Holiday fragrance gifts 2013, part 8

Our last holiday gift post for 2013 is all about luxury, just in case anyone hasn’t yet run through all their funds for the year. Listed in order from what-a-bargain to holy-cow-you’ve-got-to-be-kidding. Warning: you may need to dim your computer screen lest you be blinded by all the Swarovski & bling.

If you missed them, check out Part 1: scented body products, Part 2: travel sizes & coffrets, Part 3: home fragrance, Part 4: gifts for men, Part 5: teas & sweets, Part 6: more travel sizes & coffrets and Part 7: budget options.

Jour d'Hermes, extrait

Starting off simple, with Jour d’Hermès in Extrait: “Jour d’Hermès pure parfum is an eminently feminine scent full of generosity and depth. $225 for 15 ml at Nordstrom

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