Holiday fragrance gifts 2015, part 4

Our series of holiday 2015 gift posts continues with gift ideas for men, although there are plenty of “unisex” ideas in the other articles, and as always there are probably a few things here that women might like.

Cinnamon Projects incense

From Cinnamon Projects, a dual incense burner and tray in solid brass. $150 at Aedes; the Cinnamon Projects incense is $30 for a tube of 25 sticks in a variety of scents (12 AM Carnation – Clove – Lavender – Oakmoss; 2 AM Cedarwood – Cinnamon – Honey – Vetiver; 4 PM Iris – Juniper – Mandarin – Patchouli; 7 AM Black Tea – Clay – Driftwood – Marigold or 8 PM Carnation – Leather – Mahogany – Tobacco)…

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles (& some other stuff) 2014, part 19

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 special editions from Armani, Victoria’s Secret, Jean Paul Gaultier and Repetto; plus new packaging for Juniper Ridge and Carven Vétiver; and a new travel size from Tocca.

Armani Sì White Edition

From Armani, Sì in white: “This holiday season, experience Sì the White Edition. This limited-edition bottle embodies the same Eau de Parfum fragrance as the classic…”

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Dior Homme Eau for Men & Juniper Ridge Winter Redwood ~ fragrance reviews

Dior Homme Eau for Men

A bunch of men’s fragrances have recently hit the market (what’s new? there’s no let-up!); to stay as current as possible (or start to catch up), I’m reviewing two perfumes today in one post: one fragrance I had no interest in (I’m being honest) and the other was a wild card (accent on “wild”).

Dior Homme Eau for Men

(bergamot, grapefruit, coriander, iris, cedar)

Christian Dior Dior Homme Eau for Men didn’t intrigue me (it has a DUMB name, it’s described by Dior as “a fresh, woody fragrance”…ho-hum… and the ad copy’s references to James Dean made me laugh — the Robert Pattinson connection didn’t appeal either); I probably never would have tried Dior Homme Eau for Men if a sample didn’t fall into my lap…

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