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Guerlain · Aqua Allegoria Forte Manadrine Basilic EDP

 

The latest incarnation of Guerlain’s Aqua Allegoria range is the new Forte Collection, and while the familiar olfactory signature is present, this is a more intense version. The innovation doesn’t stop there, however, as the brand is absolutely committed to creating beauty that is always mindful of our beautiful planet — and I’m proud to say that they totally deliver as promised.

 

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Guerlain · Aqua Allegoria Nerolia Vetiver & Refill

 

Nearing two centuries of fragrance creation, Guerlain recently released their latest in the Aqua Allegoria family, Nerolia Vetiver — a sparkling scent inspired by the Italian island of Ischia and its sun-drenched landscape. As if this glorious fragrance wasn’t enough, the Maison has taken things up several notches by now making these scents refillable … and that’s just for starters.

 

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Givenchy · Prisme Libre Skin-Caring Matte Foundation & New Fragrance Launches

 

When I received these latest launches from Givenchy to try out, and I immediately dove in. First of all, as a long-time fan of this brand, I had a gut feeling that I wouldn’t be disappointed and spoiler alert: I wasn’t.

 

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Maison Margiela · Replica Autumn Vibes

 

Autumn Vibes is the latest addition to the Maison Margiela Replica range, and with a provenance hailing from Montréal (my home base) plus its description of ‘woody trail & red leaves‘ (the forest is one of my happy places), my connection with this fragrance becomes somewhat personal. But even without that, I’m definitely here for the scent …

 

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CHANEL · N°5 Holiday 2021 Makeup Collection

 

CHANEL’s iconic N°5 is celebrating 100 years of celebrity and is the inspiration behind this year’s 2021 Holiday Makeup Collection. The classic golden-yellow hue of the fragrance has been transformed into makeup for face & eyes, while red — the very colour of life — adorns lips and nails. Of course, there’s a little bit of sparkle thrown in as well to help you “zhuzh” up your looks … done in CHANEL’s inimitably elegant style, naturally.

 

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