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How to create a capsule fragrance wardrobe



Nasomatto Pardon and Aesop Marrakech Intense

I frickin love talking to fragrance people. They’re so passionate, poetic and downright knowledgeable about perfume and the senses. One who is more passionate than most is the effusive Michael Donovan, founder of Profile PR and perfume e-tailer Roullierwhite.com. (more…)



Buy it now: Jo Malone London English Oak & Hazelnut



Jo Malone English Oak & Hazelnut

There are two timeless new fragrances coming our way from Jo Malone London in September and I’m going to say now that one of them will be an instant classic. (UPDATE: They’ve launched!)

The two woody colognes from the Jo Malone English Oak offering are English Oak & Redcurrant and English Oak & Hazelnut. In true Jo Malone London style, the Townhouse was bedecked in the manner of an enchanted forest (more…)



What to buy from Chanel Les Beiges and Chanel Cruise beauty 2017



Chanel beauty Les Beiges Healthy Glow Natural Eyeshadow palette

Summer is easily my favourite beauty season. Give me a ‘bonne mine’ bronzer, a shell-coloured nail polish and a blush-tinted lippie and I’m sorted. The Chanel Les Beiges range is now in its fourth year and has added its first all-you-need eye shadow palette to the range of holiday-ready bronzers and blush sticks. (more…)



Reading list: Beyond the Label



Maureen Chiquet Beyond the label

I’m on an unofficial book buying ban but I really want to read Maureen Chiquet’s memoir, ‘Beyond the Label’ next. (Well after I’ve read Joan Juliet Buck’s…) Billed as a cross between Sheryl Sandberg and Elizabeth Gilbert, it’s the story of the former Chanel CEO’s rise to the top, then sudden fall from her perch with the now prerequisite life learnings along the way. (more…)