Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles (and some other stuff) 2014, part 14

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 Lalique, Guerlain and Estee Lauder; a coffret from the newly reconstituted Le Galion line; a travel atomizer from Memo; and new packaging for Stella McCartney Stella, Boudicca Wode and the Lush fragrances.

2015 Lalique de Lalique

From Lalique, the 2015 limited edition collector bottle of Lalique de Lalique…

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Top 10 Summer Fragrances 2014

tall roses

For some reason, I’m easily irritated by the question, “What are your plans for the summer?” As my husband keeps reminding me, it’s just a harmless conversation-opener, but somehow it never fails to set my teeth on edge — more so than ever this year, when my “plans” involve nothing more than unemployment and job-hunting. Maybe we’ll do some day-trips, but it’s hard for me to feel as though I’m on holiday when I don’t know what comes next.

In that cheerful spirit (with apologies to Robin, who assigned this post to me without knowing my current frame of mind!), here is a list of ten fragrances I plan to wear regularly this summer, as I try to enjoy myself. I won’t be shopping for perfume much over the coming months, so I’m relying on my current collection and stash of samples to raise my spirits.

I’ve worn Diptyque L’Ombre dans L’Eau every summer for the past decade…

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Cake

Some silly for Friday: girl eats cake, for Lush Vanillary.