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La Petite Robe Noire Variations Autour d’Un Mythe

Three short films (two are below the jump) from Guerlain’s exhibit “La Petite Robe Noire Variations Autour d’Un Mythe”, currently showing at the brand’s flagship boutique in Paris. I think all the films are by students from Gobelins, L’École de l’image; you can find more of them (and longer descriptions for each film) at Guerlain’s YouTube channel.

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Friday scent of the day 2/13

Guerlain Shalimar, Baccarat limited edition collector

Happy Guerlain Day! Our community project for today: wear something by Guerlain. We already did this in summer, now we’re doing it again for winter (or, for some of you, the other way around).

As always, do chime in even if you’re not wearing Guerlain.

I’m wearing a wee drop of vintage Shalimar extrait. But not, alas, from that bottle. I have a tiny sample and wear it a drop at a time…

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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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