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5 perfumes: vetiver fragrances for summer

beaded vetiver tassels

I did a year of incense and a year of iris,1 and now as promised, I’m starting in on a year of vetiver.2 Today, five great vetiver choices for summer. Two of my own favorite vetivers for hot weather — Kenzo Air and Paul Smith Story — have been discontinued long enough now that they’re rather hard to find, but if you happen across bottles of either and you’re a vetiver fan, do snap them up! (And then if you don’t like them, send them to me.) And as always, do add your own favorites in the comments…

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles (& some other stuff) 2016, part 7

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 bottles from Carven, Guerlain and Acqua di Parma; new scented jewelry from By Kilian; plus a new concentration of Missoni.

Carven Illustrated Edition of Carven L'Eau Intense

From Carven, the Illustrated Edition of Carven L’Eau Intense, in 100 ml Eau de Toilette. £70 at House of Fraser in the UK…

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