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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2014, part 27

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 items from Kate Spade, Robert Piguet, Burberry and Bond no. 9.

Kate Spade Live Colorfully limited edition

From Kate Spade, a special edition of Live Colorfully: “To truly make a night of it, kate spade new york has thoughtfully re-imagined the beloved rainbow-hued prism that normally houses its iconic live colorfully scent into a limited-edition inky, moody blue bottle that captures the endless possibilities above us. The sky’s the limit this season.” $95 at Nordstrom

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5 perfumes: incense fragrances for fall

incense sticks

In late July, I picked 5 great incense fragrances for summer wear. Now that we’ve got a decent chill in the air here on the East Coast, it’s time for the fall version. As always, do add your own picks in the comments!

L’Artisan Parfumeur Timbuktu ~ A number of people mentioned Timbuktu in the comments to my summer incense post, and I know some people feel Timbuktu really blooms in the heat. Some other people (including me) find Timbuktu a bit much in hot and humid weather. Whatever season you prefer, it’s a distinctive fragrance that smells as much like dirt and old paper and spices (with a touch of sour mango) as it does like incense…

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