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Perfumers On Frédéric Malle : French Vanity Fair September 2015

There is a profile of Frédéric Malle in the September edition of French Vanity Fair that has just hit the shelves.  It’s an excellent read if you can get hold of it. 277 more words

Favourite French Things

Iris Poudre Frederic Malle

My dearest Iris Poudre, where do I even begin describing my affection for you? You have captivated me! I am enchanted and spellbound by you. So velvety, creamy and subtly sweet. 406 more words

Frag Reviews

Scent of the Day: Vanille Insensee by Atelier Cologne

Scent of the Day

And, the cold snap continues. It was freezing today. So cold, I really had to talk myself into an afternoon walk. 177 more words

Scent Of The Day

The Piano Teacher... Iris Poudre by Frederic Malle The Perfumed Dandy's Scented Letter

He looked up with wide, wide open dark brown eyes.

“Eyes as deep and dark as coal mine shafts” his grandfather said.

Surrounded by childish lashes so long it seemed as though he had been made up in kohl. 861 more words

Perfume Haiku Series: Iris Poudré by Frederic Malle

Iris Poudré by Frederic Malle

Chanel number five?
Baby sleeps peacefully in
Mother’s warm embrace

~ The Smelly Vagabond

Perfume Haiku Series

L’Instant de Guerlain: Nice to Meet You, Iris


 From yesterday’s High Street fluff back to majestic Guerlain, and L’Instant de Guerlain to be precise . I have on loan the Parfum itself, in its tiny glass bottle (see photo) and enormous box.   452 more words


Chanel No 22 : Smothered By A Bridal Veil


My immediate and accusatory reaction on smelling Chanel no 22 was “Pierre Bourdon– is this your doing?” but on this occasion, my perfume Nemesis Bourdon was Not Guilty.  296 more words