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New L’Occitane Frisson de Verveine Collection

Verbena is traditionally a grass found in India, but L’Occitane’s new Frisson de Verveine collection uses a version found in Provence. I love Verbena because it does smell fresh, grassy, dry, and sort of herbal. This version from Provence definitely smells different from the Indian variety. It is lush and lemony, while having hints of […]

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Valentino Uomo – New for Men

If you’re not careful when choosing men’s fragrance, you run the risk of smelling very boring. Most men’s scents are nothing special – they smell lemony, fresh, and woodsy for the drydown. Valentino Uomo is different, so much so that it stands out from most men’s perfumes. First and last, there’s a strong hit of […]

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Win a Bottle of New Agent Provocateur Fatale Perfume

Agent Provocateur has just launched a brand new scent called Fatale. Known for unique, pretty scents that are for the strong confident woman, Fatale is inspired by the 1940′s Femme Fatale. Watch any Hollywood Noir film and you’ll see that a femme fatale is known for acting low key but knowing the ins and outs […]

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L’Occitane Mer & Mistral

This summer, L’Occitane adds a new scent to their higher end line La Collection de Grasse. The new scent is a unisex one and is called Mer & Mistral and comes in an eau de toilette ($75). Actually, though they’re labelling it unisex, the scent is pretty masculine, and L’Occitane is aware of that because […]

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New from Nina Ricci: La Tentation de Nina

If nothing else, the beautiful bottle for La Tentation de Nina will update your vanity. A matte hot pink apple with gold leaf accessories is super fresh and young and so pretty. The juice inside is a fresh, fruity, floral – pretty much the standard for Nina Ricci Eau de Toilettes. The top notes are […]

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New, Eau de Lacoste Sensuelle

“Sensual” is not what comes to mind when I think of Lacoste, but luckily, this is a flanker to the original Lacoste scent, and I suppose on occasion and for a limited time, sporty tennis wear may be sensual. Eau de Lacoste Sensuelle is a peppery spicy yet slightly sweet blend that’s strong and feminine. […]

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See by Chloe Eau Fraiche

This spring, See by Chloe has a new version called Eau Fraiche. Meant to evoke Paris in spring time, the scent blends water hyacinth with the notes of apple and jasmine. It’s mostly a floral scent with a bit of fresh fruit blended in, but any fruitiness I smelled in the initial spritz dried down […]

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Limited Edition Philosophy Sunshine Grace

Every summer, cult skincare and fragrance brand Philosophy comes out with a summer scent, and this year is Sunshine Grace.  Part floral and part woods, this scent is a blend of heart of jasmine, orange blossom, tiare flower, and frangipani.  The drydown is solar musks and blond woods. I really like the addition of Tiare […]

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Thursday Threes: Three New Spring Scents for Men

The one men’s product we love around here? Cologne.  Here are our favourite three out this spring – and you need to check them out for yourself. 1. Montlanc Legend.  We’re always on the look out for the next new scent, and love it when things are limited edition.  So of course, MontBlanc Legend caught […]

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New Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Limon Verde

Guerlain’s Aqua Allegoria line is a collection of perfumes that are light and fresh, inspired by gardens. The line has been around since 1999, and over the years there have been 31 perfumes, of which 4 have becoming permanent fixtures. The latest is Aqua Allegoria, inspired by a Brazilian Festival. Equal parts festive and fresh, […]

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