Archive for the ‘Odor’ Category

‘1996’ was inspired by a photograph of a young girl entitled ‘Kirsten 1996’ taken by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin in that year. The fragrance is a true collaboration in every sense as Creative Director Ben Gorham sought to interpret not only the image itself but the vision and personality of its creators. “We […]

BLUE INVASION. Comme des Garçons will launch Blue Invasion, a new trio of fragrances — Blue Encens, Blue Cedrat and Blue Santal. Blue Encens ~ with incense, wormwood, cardamom, black pepper, cinnamon and mineral amber. Blue Cedrat ~ citron with metallic rose, angelica and quinine. Blue Santal ~ sandalwood with pine, blue pepper and juniper […]

  In 1975, Givenchy issued the first edition of their “Gentlemen” fragrance, a masculine combination of patchouli, vetiver and Russian leather notes. For 2013 the fashion house has re-imagined that signature scent for the modern age with “Gentlemen Only”. Featuring notes of green mandarin, pink pepper, nutmeg and birch leaves, cedar, patchouli and vetiver, it’s […]

Tom Ford Noir is the fourth signature fragrance launched by the American designer for his male clientele. If his first men’s fragrance Tom Ford for Men reintroduced the fashion codes of the late 1970s male through a balanced layering of sporty citrus and masculine woody lichens, Tom Ford Noir skips a generation and reminds me […]

Dear friends , I must say that the smell coming from a bottle of Molton Brown re-charge black pepper body wash is intoxicating. It’s got a bit of that seventies muskiness, but different, more complicated, and with that whiff of spicy black pepper, it’s a really great reason to get up in the morning. The […]

Tenue de Nîmes represents a natural blend of carefully selected items which all shall embellish life. It is an unpainted, unprocessed, downtown shop with fantastic fashionable items from Sweden, Japan, Denmark & the Netherlands. Although the store unites several unique items deriving from vintage watches and glasses to photography and design, the shop has denim […]

If you are in Berlin and like shopping you must go to The Corner. It is a kind of Berlin’s Collete. The Corner’s selection of contemporary couture includes labels like Balmain, Ysl, Balenciaga, Chloé, Prada, artist monographs, avant-garde zines and blue-chip art from local A-list galleries. Designer furniture, cosmetics and an impressive bar stocked mostly […]