Another video for the new candles from Maison Francis Kurkdjian.
An animation for Anouche, one of the five new candles from Maison Francis Kurkdjian. ("Anouche rekindles the pleasures of the small apartment where I lived for a few years with my maternal grandparents, not far from the Vincennes castle, in the neighborhood of Paris. This candle captures the unforgettable memory of rose petal jam, one of my grandmother’s secret recipes.")
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 edition bottles from Lolita Lempicka, Yves Saint Laurent and Azzaro, plus a new Extrait de Parfum version of Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540.
Lolita Lempicka celebrates the 20th anniversary of their eponymous fragrance, now known as Lolita Lempicka Mon Premier Parfum, with an updated (less apple-y) design for the brand’s apple bottle (see below), and a collector edition (see above, at Nocibe in France, €108 for 100 ml)….
My coworkers Brigid and Aimee have worked together for years and are good friends. When they see each other, one will often say in a sultry voice, “Oh, hi” like she’s pretending to run into her high school crush by the locker, when in fact she planned the “accident” all morning. It’s alluring, theatrical, and goofy — over-the-top in the best way — and it cracks me up and warms my heart every time.
This is how I feel about Maison Francis Kurkdjian Grand Soir. It’s a dense, sparkling amber-woody fragrance that is to perfume like chocolate volcano cake is to dessert, a marvel of too-muchness I find hard to resist…
I love summer. Yes, I’ll complain about the heat like everyone else, but I’d rather bake than freeze any day. Plus, the fruit! Even if you don’t like summer, you have to admit that the abundant variety of fresh fruits (that haven’t been flown in from another continent) is worth a little extra sweat on your brow. Here are 9 reasonably new-ish (all came out within the past 5 years, and most of them within the last 2 years) fruit fragrances to help keep you feeling cool and lighthearted, plus one veg, because you have to have your veg…