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Guerlain · Mon Guerlain Bloom of Rose

With Spring fast approaching, the House of Guerlain has just launched Mon Guerlain Bloom of Rose Eau de Toilette, the newest member of the highly successful Mon Guerlain family, and once again fronted by muse Angelina Jolie. Personally, I’ll take this kind of bottled bouquet over a fresh floral arrangement any day of the week … it may not pack the same visual impact that masses of blooms do, but it sure as heck will last a lot longer.

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Tiffany Fragrances · Eau de Parfum Intense & Eau de Toilette Sheer

Receiving an iconic blue box from Tiffany & Co. is something that never fails to excite me — and as you can see by the amount of boxes in the above photo (of which this is just a portion — yikes!), I’ve obviously been quite spoiled. When the brand launched their bespoke fragrance last year (reviewed here), it was as though they heard my wish & created a scent that can best be described as ‘quiet luxury‘ aka: so very Tiffany, indeed. So how do you improve on a classic? By giving it a couple of siblings via an Intense version and the latest iteration, Sheer. And since Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, I’d say you can start dropping some hints right about now.

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Givenchy · L’Interdit Givenchy Eau de Parfum

 

 

 

Legend has it that in 1957 when Hubert de Givenchy created a fragrance exclusively for his muse & dear friend Audrey Hepburn and then asked if he could commercialize it, her emphatic response was “je vous l’interdis!” (“I forbid you”), and thus the name of that legendary scent was born. Fast forward to the present with the release of L’Interdit Givenchy, the new incarnation of an icon that pays homage to the original … without breaking any promises. Something tells me that Ms. Hepburn would approve.

 

 

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Il Profvmo · Vanille Bourbon Eau de Parfum

 

Obsessed” is an overused word in social media these days, and yet I can think of no better way to describe how I feel about vanilla fragrance varietals. Make that vanilla ANYTHING. Interesting story; a while back while attending a Valmont skincare press event at their lovely spa boutique in the heart of historic Old Montréal (Valmont Art & Beauty Lounge), I spotted a wall in the reception area displaying the range of Il Profvmo fragrances. I immediately zeroed in on Vanille Bourbon, and one quick spritz later, and I had found the ‘one’ to rule them all.

 

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Guerlain · Holiday 2018 Collection

 

 

Guerlain’s annual holiday offering is one that is highly anticipated each year, and this year’s iteration is not only gorgeous to look at & perfectly wearable, but also honours a beauty milestone as the brand celebrates its 190th Birthday. With a collection comprising of just a few pieces, they all nevertheless manage to pack quite an impact … done in true Guerlain elegant style, of course.

 

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