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ALAÏA’S FIRST PERFUME

ALAÏA’S FIRST PERFUME

Inspired by a childhood memory, Azzedine Alaïa launched his very first perfume today.

FRAGRANCE LIBRARY

FRAGRANCE LIBRARY

Would you ever wish to smell like dirt? Or earth worm? Or a funeral home? No? Well if you do, I’ve got just the brand for you.

LE PARFUM DE THÉRÈSE

LE PARFUM DE THÉRÈSE

In a time dominated by brand egos and monster ads, Frédéric Malle made a bold move. In the year 2000 he decided it was time to challenge all prevailing trends in the perfume industry and to bring back the focus on the product pur sang. A breath of fresh, no nonsense air in the world …

BAL D’AFRIQUE

BAL D’AFRIQUE

About two years ago, I bought this gorgeous leather travel case from Byredo to fill up with a 12ML eau de perfume refill of Bal D’Afrique. Little did I know that that specific scent was sold out in its tiniest size both in The Netherlands as on the webstore of the Stockholm based fragrance house …

BEACH WALK

BEACH WALK

I knew that when Siddhartha introduced me to Beach Walk by Margiela and it being her favorite scent, it was inevitable that sooner or later I would have to get it too. It smells like it promises summer to never end, ever. It happens very rarely that an eau de toilette literally gives me butterflies …

PICKING SCENTS

PICKING SCENTS

Back in the days – I am not sure to what time I am actually referring – I feel like all women had their signature scent. I guess it was the generations before my mom’s, since she really never had one and was always switching. I am a switcher too, though there is one perfume …

CHANEL COCO NOIR

CHANEL COCO NOIR

Chanel Coco Noir, So dark and delicious…

L’EAU DE CHLOÉ

L’EAU DE CHLOÉ

advertorial – The team over at Chloé asked me to capture my own interpretation of their light and breezy -not to mention delicious- scent L’eau de Chloé and the minute I saw the giant fatice, I knew this was going to be fun. I mean it is not everyday I get to run around with …