Holiday fragrance gifts 2015, part 6

Our annual series of holiday gift posts continues with scented bath & body products. Still to come: cheap thrills, followed by luxury.

Oriza L Legrand bar soap

From Oriza L Legrand, bar soap trios (“L. Legrand soaps, enriched with organic Shea butter, won their universal reputation for their soothing qualities and absolute purity. Heralded in the first issue of Art and Fashion (circa 1890); the soaps from Oriza L. Legrand are so delicate you cannot be afraid to use them on the face.”) in two fragrances, Verveine de Vénus and Mimosa Doré. Three 125g bars for $39.50 at Twisted Lily

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Fragrance gifts for Mother’s Day 2013, part 1

Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday, 12 May. Don’t procrastinate! Here are a few early gift ideas.

Annick Goutal Les Colognes Discovery Set

From Annick Goutal, a Les Colognes Discovery Set: “Annick Goutal twists the olfactory architecture of three representative in-house creations with temperance, timelessness, and intimacy offering three vibrant infusing but discrete colognes.” 50 ml each of Eau d’Hadrien, Vétiver and Néroli, $175 at Neiman Marcus

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10 Cheap Thrills for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is February 14th, of course, and you may be thinking of giving a small gift or two to a special someone. I don’t mean only romantic partners, either; I think that certain friends and family members deserve a little extra display of affection once in while, too. Here, then, are ten scented treats for all sorts of Valentines, each priced under $30.

 

Philosophy X & O gift set

Sweets to the sweet: the ever-popular Philosophy has assembled a limited edition X’s and O’s Trio just for Valentine’s Day…

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Holiday fragrance gifts 2012, part 1

It’s Black Friday or Buy Nothing Day — take your pick. Whether you’re shopping or not, it never hurts to look, right? As we did last year, we’re kicking off this year’s string of holiday gift posts with a bunch o’ scented bath & body products. More to come over the new few weeks!

Guerlain Liu powder spray

From Guerlain, Liu powder spray: “…a light-as-air loose powder that enhances the face, body and hair with an iridescent golden veil. A mere press of the bulb releases the powder, leaving Liu’s mesmerizing aromas in its wake: a composition of aldehydes, sensual roses, vanilla, iris and woody notes.” $88 at Saks Fifth Avenue

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