Catégorie : Perfume

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Summer Perfume Promenade 2015

Articel written by Barbara de la Motte Sainte Pierre et Melissa Ladd Last year we did a fun perfume promenade with our dear friend Barbara, and to uphold this new tradition tradition, made a point of continuing our perfume discoveries again this summer with a stroll around the rue de la Paix and Vendome area. L’été dernier nous avons effectuer… Read more →

A Parisian Perfume Promenade

Article écrit par Barbara de la Motte Saint Pierre, artiste Parisienne et par Melissa Ladd, et traduit par Melissa. * Article written by Barbara de la Motte Saint Pierre, a Parisian artist and by Melissa Ladd, and translated by Melissa. Nous voilà revenus de notre ballade de perfumistas, Melissa, son Chéri et moi. * Here we are, returned from our… Read more →

Oriza Legrand – Perfume legends

There are perfume brands, and then there are perfume legends. Oriza Legrand is of the latter type. It is a brand that began centuries ago; in 1720 to be exact. Sadly it did not survive the hardships of WWII and the company closed down. But, two devoted connaisseurs, Franck Belaiche and Hugo Lambert, took on the challenge of reviving the… Read more →

Serge Lutens’ Magic Perfume

Referring to the title of this post, I was already a believer in the power of Serge Lutens’ creations, and no this new scent that was presented to a small group of Paris bloggers, is not in actuality « magic »…but… it could be, almost. It has incredible powers of transformation, and sparks vibrant images of my imagination. The boutique at Palais… Read more →

My Current Perfume Preferences

My Current Perfume Preferences by pretemoiparis featuring a home-fragrance My current scent craves and faves are some that you have seen before here on my blog, like Auto portrait by Olfactive Studio, and Petite Chérie by Annick Goutal, and I do still immensely enjoy Été by Laggridore. I find these scents to be sexy yet soft. They seem to enhance… Read more →

Francis Kurkdjian perfume game

I have encountered the work of the perfect Parisian artist and idealist. A dreamer, a creator, a story teller of scents… I was strolling through the Printemps Haussmann store searching for Christmas gifts when I came across a perfume stand that caught my eye. It was full of lovely shades of cream and white, slate and gold, and little silhouettes… Read more →

A Wonderful Time seeking Coco Chanel

I was invited to join a fun and delightful tour with a new company called Wonderful Time. They were in the final stages of testing their tours, and asked me to join a group (thanks to Pamela of francophilia who put me in touch with them, and who joined me on the tour) for a tour of Coco. THE Coco.… Read more →

Serge Lutens at Le Printemps

Serge Lutens team invited me in September to the opening of their new space in the Printemps Haussmann department store. I am always eager to attend the Serge Lutens events, merely because I am totally in love with his work! The theme of the evening was the quintessential scents of Serge Lutens. There are three : Serge noir, Datura Noir… Read more →

Monsieur in the Pink

If you know Prête-Moi Paris,then you know we love pink! Parisian gentlemen and pink, definitely go together. I’m all for the dashing intelligent man with a chiseled jaw, in a rose hue and a good cologne. It’s the juxtaposition of a five-o’clock shadow and a light delicate color such a rose pale that really brings out the contrasting mâle and… Read more →

La Vierge de Fer by Serge Lutens

Most of you readers who come here often, know how much of a fan I am of the god of perfume, Serge Lutens. Well… I recently received a press release, one of the most stunning and intriguing press releases I have ever received, for his new scent which is coming out this month of September. It consists of a text,… Read more →

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