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One of the aoud pioneers

Dove was one of the aoud pioneers (it can also be spelled "oud"), launching the first of his smoky fragrances in 2011. Other best-sellers, such as Acqua di Parma’s Colonia Intensa d’Oud, didn’t come to the market until a year later. Tom Ford’s Oud Fleur was launched in 2013.

— Read more at Roja Dove, 'the nose', on creating a Western aoud cult at The Telegraph. Tom Ford, of course, launched Oud Wood in 2007, and did M7 for Yves Saint Laurent in 2002. I was personally so sick of the avalanche of oud scents by 2011 that I started the please-no-more-oud tag that very year.

Scented coin purses!

Firebox coin purses, macaron and doughnut

From Firebox, scented coin purses in macaron (chocolate, orange, mint or strawberry), doughnut (original, chocolate or strawberry) or Belgian Waffle (original, chocolate or strawberry; not shown). The tag line: ‘Because you deserve batter’…

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