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5 perfumes: consider the creamsicle

Creamsicle

I’ve never been overly fond of the creamsicle (for the uninitiated, it’s a vanilla popsicle covered with a fruit-flavored ice, usually orange).1 Creamsicle perfumes, on the other hand, are a favorite, and they’re perfect for this time of year, when the sun finally comes out and the bulbs start to peek out of the soil — it feels like winter might finally be over (knock on wood) but it isn’t really spring just yet. Until the temperatures reach at least the high 50s (or preferably, the 60s), your favorite summer citrus might not have enough heft, but add some cream and sugar to the mix, and voilà. Spring is just around the corner.

Anné Pliska ~ Anné Pliska is a three season creamsicle…

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles (& some other stuff) 2015, part 5

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 summer limited editions from Issey Miyake and Jean Paul Gaultier, a new collector bottle from By Kilian, and a new Eau de Toilette concentration of Stella by Stella McCartney.

L'Eau d'Issey Summer 2015

From Issey Miyake, the summer editions of L’Eau d’Issey (100 ml) and L’Eau d’Issey Pour Homme (125 ml) for 2015. This year’s series feature designs by artist Yulia Brodskaya…

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles (& some other stuff) 2015, part 4

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 By Kilian, Aftelier and Fendi; new concentrations of Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire and Cheryl Stormflower; and a new edition of Jimmy Choo Exotic.

By Kilian + Sophie Matisse

From By Kilian, Good Girl Gone Bad, Straight to Heaven and Bamboo Harmony in bottles designed by artist Sophie Matisse (who has done collector bottles for the brand in the past). Due to launch in May, 50 ml for $195 each…

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